• Promoting learning and teaching development activities in the Faculty.
  • Promoting the development of learning and teaching as a scholarly activity in the Faculty.
  • Selecting members of the Faculty as recipients of awards for innovation and excellence in Learning and Teaching.
  • Promoting enhancement of learning and teaching practices relating to, for example-
    • Course and curriculum preparation and assessment.
    • The professional development of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
    • Pedagogies and strategies of learning and teaching in view of the diversity of our students and purposes of our learning programmes.
    • Instructional technologies and other resources.
    • Implementation of Higher Education policies and Nelson Mandela University policies related to learning and teaching matters.
  • Stimulating debates on best practices.
  • Liaising with relevant institutional units for learning and teaching support.
  • Making recommendations to the Dean and FMC on the sourcing and allocation of both internal and external funding to support learning and teaching in the Faculty.
  • Develop Faculty/School/Departmental policies related to learning, teaching and assessment that are aligned to institutional policies and submitting the policies to the FMC and/or Faculty Board for approval.
  • Considering learning and teaching matters referred to it by the FMC, Faculty Board or Nelson Mandela University TLC.
  • Promoting co-curricular activities that address the holistic development of students.
  • Developing strategies to enhance the quality of learning and teaching in the Faculty.
Acting Director: Learning & Teaching
Nanette Smith
Prof Nanette Smith
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Medical Laboratory Science
Room: 102E, D Block
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3102
Email: Nanette.Smith@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Biochemistry)

Directorate Learning & Teaching Co-ordinator
Carmen Whittle
Mrs Carmen Whittle
Position: Co-ordinator: Faculty Health Sciences Directorate Learning & Teaching
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Room: F-Block, 12
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3957
Email: Carmen.Whittle@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MPH

Committee Members
Annelie Gresse
Prof Annelie Gresse
Position: Head of Department
Department: Dietetics
Room: 126-0002
Location: South Campus
Phone: 0415042048
Fax: 0415042770
Email: annelie.gresse@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DSc Dietetics
Expertise: Nutrition, Food Service Management, Hospitality Management, Dietetics
Responsibilities: Lecturing, administration Dietetics

Konesh Navsaria
Dr Konesh Navsaria
Position: Lecturer
Department: Psychology
Room: 0027A
Location: South Campus
Phone: 0415042687
Email: konesh.navsaria@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Ma (Co).; PhD
Expertise: Psychobiography; Substance abuse
Responsibilities: Lecturer

Annaline Keet
Prof Annaline Keet
Position: Director: Health Sciences Learning & Teaching
Department: Social Development Professions
Room: 0523
Location: South Campus
Phone: 0415044917
Email: Annaline.Keet@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD Social work
Responsibilities: Teaching at pre and post-graduate level. Managing Teaching and learning portfolio of department. 4th year level coordinator.

Elizabeth du Toit
Dr Elizabeth du Toit
Position: Curriculum Coordinator
Department: Medical School
Room: 0110, 1st Floor, Building 527, L & O Centre
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415043980
Email: Elizabeth.dutoit@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MBBCh (University of the Witwatersrand) NDip EMC (The Colleges of Medicine of SA) NDip Anaesthetics (The Colleges of Medicine of SA)

Dr Mark Kramer
Position: Lecturer
Department: Human Movement Science
Room: 125 0110
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4630
Email: mark.kramer@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD, MA Biokinetics(Cum Laude), BHMS(Hons) Biokinetics(Cum Laude), BCom HMS(Cum Laude)
Expertise: Biokinetics, Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology
Responsibilities: Lecture, research, run Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology laboratories

Mrs Arisha Prahaladh
Position: Lecturer: Physiology
Department: Physiology
Room: 0302b Building 12
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2439
Fax: 041 504 2814
Email: arisha.prahaladh@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MSc Physiology (University of Stellenbosch)
Expertise: Human Anatomy and Physiology

Natalie Mansvelt
Dr Natalie Mansvelt
Position: lecturer
Department: Social Development Professions
Room: 0518
Location: South Campus
Phone: 501 4101
Email: natalie.mansvelt@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA (SW) Stellenbosch, MA Welfare Programme Management Stellenbosch, D Phil Social Work Nelson Mandela University
Expertise: Community Development, International Community Service Learning

Mrs Mariaan Buckle
Mrs Mariaan Buckle
Position: Lecturer
Department: Medical Laboratory Science
Room: D block 102J
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3354
Fax: 0866147821
Email: Mariaan.Buckle@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc Hons; PGCHE; MHSc:MLS
Expertise: Blended Learning
Responsibilities: Anatomy, Physiology, Cell Biology

Mrs Cheryl Swanepoel
Mrs Cheryl Swanepoel
Position: Lecturer
Department: Environmental Health
Room:  Room 14 F Block
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 9106
Fax: 27 41 504 3117
Email: cheryl.swanepoel@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MTech Environmental Health
Responsibilities: Epidemiology modules

Mrs Karin Gerber
Mrs Karin Gerber
Position: Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 0214C
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2961
Fax: 27 41 504 4338
Email: Karin.Gerber@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Nursing) (c), M Cur, B Cur, Dip (Nursing Education) Cert (Burn care) (ABA), Cert (Frontline management)
Expertise: General Nursing Science, Wound care, Infection prevention and control, nursing administration and nursing education
Responsibilities: Teaching: General nursing and Comprehensive nursing science, Nursing admin, and Nursing education, Research supervision, student administration matters and overseeing learning and teaching for the department

Ms Nobuzwe Bavuma
Ms Nobuzwe Bavuma
Position: Faculty Librarian: Health Sciences
Department: Library & Information Services
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2284
Fax: 041 504 2280
Email: nobuzwe.bavuma@mandela.ac.za

Mr Sydney Campbell
Mr Sydney Campbell
Position: Head of Department
Department: Radiography
Room: Room 0004, H Block
Location: Ocean Sciences Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3583
Fax: 27 41 504 1643
Email: Sydney.Campbell@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: NDip Rad (D) (PET), BTech Rad (D) (PET), MTech Rad (Research) (NMMU)

Mr Piet Roodt
Mr Piet Roodt
Position: Director: Quality Advancement Unit
Department: Quality Advancement
Room: 1613, Main Building
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3399
Email: piet.roodt@mandela.ac.za
Expertise: Institutional Quality Management, HEQC, Quality Management Reviews

Mr Francisco de Vega
Mr Francisco de Vega
Position: Learning Developer: Learning & Teaching Collab
Department: Learning Development
Room: Room number: 112, R-Block
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3241
Email: francisco.devega@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA(Hons), BA(Hons) Psychology
Responsibilities: Coordinate, develop, implement and evaluate student academic development programmes and peer collaborative student support. Consult and develop ongoing broad learning internal partnerships towards student success.

Paul Quinton Allan
Mr Paul Allan
Position: HOD: Emergency Medical Care
Department: Emergency Medical Care
Room: Building 527 , 1st Floor, office 0121
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 1904
Fax: 041 504 1803
Email: paul.allan@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: NDip (EMC), BTech (EMC)
Expertise: Neonatology
Responsibilities: VEMT, VEMP, VWIL, VPHP

Heloise Levack
Mrs Heloise Levack
Position: Faculty Academic Administration Consultant
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Room: Room 0122, 1st floor, Building 7
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2749
Email: heloise.levack@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip Office Management & Tech (NMMU
Responsibilities: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery(60090), Bachelor of Pharmacy(64040), Bachelor of Nursing (60070), Bachelor of Nursing (Extended)(60075)