2021 Conference Announcements


Deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 21 July 2021

The 4th International Self-Directed Learning Conference abstract portal is now open.


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It is with great pleasure that The Research Unit Self-Directed Learning at the North-West University announces that the 4th International Self-Directed Learning (SDL) conference will be taking place from 3 - 5 November 2021. The conference will be a virtual conference.

The theme of the conference is: “Self-Directed Learning: An imperative for innovative learning” with the following sub-themes:

  • Technology and multimodality
  • Contextualisation
  • Teaching, Learning and Assessment Strategies
  • Curriculum and Praxis

The events will be entirely virtual, and we invite abstract submissions for virtual presentations. The deadline for abstract submissions is 21 July 2021.

The abstract submission and registration portal is open.

Any further queries can be sent to dorothy.laubscher@nwu.ac.za .

Abstract submission:

Please use this template as a guideline for abstract submissions.