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Introduction
  • 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: Acting Director: Health Sciences Learning & Teaching
Department: Medical Laboratory Science
Room: 102E, D Block
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3102
Email: Nanette.Smith@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Biochemistry)
Responsibilities: Lecturing and Leading the Faculty‚Äôs Learning & Teaching Committee

Administrative Assistant to Director: Learning & Teaching
Deirdre'
Mrs Deirdre' Bowers
Position: Secretary
Department: Medical Laboratory Science
Room: D Block, 102L
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 2884
Email: Deirdre.Bowers@mandela.ac.za
Responsibilities: Administration, Office Management

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
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: Associate Professor
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: MBChB Curriculum Coordinator
Department: Medical School
Room: 0108, 1st Floor, Science & Anatomy 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)

Mkramer
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

aprahaladh
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

nmansvelt
Mrs 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
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: Head of Department
Department: Environmental Health
Room: Room 13, 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
Ms Karin Gerber
Position: Lecturer
Department: Nursing Science
Room: 0206F
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2961
Fax: 27 41 504 2616
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.
Responsibilities: Teaching: General nursing science, Nursing admin and Nursing education, Research supervison, student administration

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: Lecturer
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
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: Centre for Teaching, Learning and Media
Room: Room number: 112, R-Block
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3241
Email: francisco.devega@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA (Hons) Psychology
Responsibilities: Coordinate, develop, implement, and evaluate student academic development programmes, and peer collaborative student support. Advise and support academic staff regarding sound academic development principles in order to enhance student learning. Consult and develop ongoing broad learning internal partnerships towards student success. peer collaborative student support, across campuses within specific faculties/programmes and in collaboration with internal and/or external stakeholders.

Paul Quinton Allan
Mr Paul Allan
Position: Lecturer
Department: Emergency Medical Care
Room: C-Block, Office C241
Location: Ocean Sciences Campus
Phone: 041 504 3276
Fax: 041 504 1803
Email: paul.allan@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: NDip (EMC), BTech (EMC)
Expertise: Neonatology
Responsibilities: VEMT, VEMP, VWIL, VPHP

Nathinn
Academic Advisor Nathi Nelani
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Room: D 105
Location: North Campus
Email: nathi.nelani@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSW (NMU)

Heloise Levack
Mrs Heloise Levack
Position: Acting: Faculty Academic Administration Manager
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2749
Fax: 27 41 504 1462
Email: heloise.levack@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip Office Management & Tech (NMMU
Responsibilities: Programmes: Social Work & Pharmacy