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凯发AG context confirms that transformation is inextricably connected to issues of justice, 文化, performance indicators, 公共健康, 卓越, 相关性, 等., as well as to the wider concept of being responsive to environmental and political changes, and being relevant to the current needs of the communities we serve. 

We have identified ten transformation goals, which we judge as the most relevant to pursue, monitor and achieve, 即, 多样性, 访问, 对齐, 纠正, 股本, Resource Allocation, 增加团结, 学生的经验, Success and Quality. Progress in achieving the aforementioned is dependent upon the existence of clear, measurable and well communicated strategies, plans and projects; and a focused, 基本, 有目的的, 坚决, collective and dedicated effort – including structures and systems – by our entire 凯发AG community. These plans can be found in our Annual Performance Plan and in individual faculty and department operational plans. The 转换 Oversight Committee oversees the implementation of the transformational aspects of the Annual Performance Plan. The Institutional Forum also fulfils an important advisory role in terms of the Higher 教育 Act and the 凯发AG Statute.

Ongoing management and monitoring of the transformation agenda in line with the University’s Code of Ethics takes place in a constructive and consultative manner.

The transformation steering, oversight and reporting function is located in the office of the Executive Director Student Life: Dr. Sibusiso Chalufu.

 

 

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Gender awareness and LGBTIQ+ matters

Gender Awareness is a critical component of the 多样性 focus of the 凯发AG. There are a number of institution-wide projects and initiatives. Within the DVCs Office, there is a Steering Committee for Awareness of Gender. This is representative of student LGBTIQ leadership as well as representatives from the Faculties of the 凯发AG. 这个委员会, comprised of volunteer members of staff, exists to promote awareness of gender and to support through the DVCs Office University wide initiatives like Gender Awareness Week 每年8月. There is also a network of LGBTIQ staff and allies within and outside the University known as the Gender Benefit Network. The GBN exists to raising funding to support student and staff initiatives to raise awareness of issues affecting LGBTIQ+ groups and it maintains the GBN基金规则.

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As we pursue our dream to be “an internationally recognised university in Africa, distinguished for engaged scholarship, social responsiveness and an ethic of care”, we are working hard on actualising our strategy which aims to transform and position the 凯发AG as a unitary institution of superior academic 卓越, with a commitment to social justice. As part of this journey, we need to create a shared organisational 文化 that will support our strategy. 最终, we want every staff member and student aligned behind a set of values, norms and everyday behaviours – while we all collectively live the 凯发AG Way. While the 凯发AG’s current success models focus on creating a 文化 that is welcoming, inclusive and enabling, we believe that it is important to involve the whole university in crafting our desired 文化 and creating the 凯发AG Way which we can all own. 阅读更多

凯发AG declares its position on decolonisation 

Students brandishing posters and occupying buildings; flames licking at the foundations of buildings and, 更形象的, at the foundations of higher education. This imagery tells us that higher education in South Africa will never be the same. The student protests that started in 2015 and the resulting Fallist Movements* made sure of this.

South African students have made it clear that they demand a changed education environment which includes a new student experience of the curriculum. This is why the North-West University (凯发AG) has formulated a declaration on the decolonisation of the curriculum. 的凯发AG Senate approved the declaration at the end of October 2018.