2023 Conference Announcements


The 6th International Self-Directed Learning Conference 

The Research Unit Self-Directed Learning at the North-West University is pleased to announce that the 6th International Self-Directed Learning (SDL) Conference will be held from 1 to 3 November 2023. 

This conference will be hosted at Pecan Manor Boutique Conference & Function Venue, Hartbeespoort, South AfricaAway from the hustle and bustle of city life, Pecan Manor is the ideal venue for hosting our conference and is a comfortable 45 minute drive from Pretoria, Johannesburg and Rustenburg.

Conference Cost:

  • Full Conference 1- 3 November (includes all dinners): R4 935.00
  • Daily Attendance (includes lunch, excludes dinners): R1 385 per day
  • Gala Dinner (optional for attendees only attending 2 November): R699.00

Closing date for Conference registration: 10 October 2023

Please note that accommodation and transport are not included. Kindly arrange your own accommodation. Possible accommodation in the area includes the following:

Students who have their abstracts accepted for the conference are eligible for a 50% discount on the conference registration fee. (This discount is applicable to SDL students who are not staff members of NWU)