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Roy Cloete

Lecturer

Email: roy.cloete@monash.edu

Tel: +27 11 950 4116

Qualifications
  • MEd (Tech) – University of the Witwatersrand
  • BA(Ed)  – University of the Witwatersrand
  • Dip(Ed Man) – University of Johannesburg
  • Assessor (SAQA US 115753, NQF 5)
Teaching Commitments
  • Database and Spreadsheet Fundamentals (ADP 1008)
  • Introduction to Computer Systems (ADP 1003) – Advisory capacity
Previous Teaching Commitments
  • 2009 – Present: Teacher. Monash South Africa Foundation Programme – Geography; Computer systems, Databases and Spreadsheets.
  • 2008 – 2009: Educator. Acting HOD Life Orientation at Princess High School
  • 2005 to 2007: Facilitator and assessor in the post-secondary school & corporate training environment in numerous subject areas, including entrepreneurship and short term insurance. Course development.
  • 2001 to 2004: Principal of Victory House Private School, High School. Portfolio: start up the high school, administer it, manage staff and teach (various subjects).
  • 1998 – 2000: Head of the Geography department at Damelin College, Randburg.
  • 1991 – 1997: Teacher: Florida Park High School, grade 8 – 12.
Achievements
  • Recipient of Community Engagement Award: Most Engaged MSAFP Staff (2014)
  • Recipient of Pro Vice Chancellor Excellence Award: Teacher of the year (2012)
  • Nominee: MSA Newcomer of the year (2010)
Research Interests
  • Transitions and student risk
  • Multi-Modal & Blended Learning
  • Technology and education
Conference Presentations
  • South African Association for Institutional Research (SAAIR): Joint Quality and Institutional Research Institute. Presentation: An Early Warning Systems:Identifying at-risk students
  • Conference Panel Presentation
    Panel Topic: Data analytics to support student success
    Title: ‘Monash South Africa Foundation Programme’s Student Tracking System’.
    Authors: Roy Cloete
    Name of conference: Student Access and Success Conference: Re-visioning the Student Success Eco-system in South African Higher Education
    Place: University of Pretoria
    Date: 22-24 January 2013
    Publication: NA
    ISBN: NA
  • Co-authored presentation paper, presented by G. Hundermark
    Title: ‘Risk Mitigation and Student Tracking’
    Authors: Genevieve Hundermark and Roy Cloete
    Name of conference: African Education Week- 7th Annual convention and learning expo
    Place: Sandton Convention Centre
    Date: 22 June 2013
    Publication: NA
    ISBN: NA
Other Professional Activities
  • Multi Modal Workgroup & Tech sub-group contributer
  • Lead Multi-Modal User group in Foundation Programme
  • Curriculum and instructional design support and advice throughout MSA
  • Administrator, Support & Training for PASS (Project for Student Success)
  • Teaching and Learning Advisory Committee
  • Course development (Signature Courses)
  • Service Learning in ADP 1008
  • Set & mark examinations
  • Train and administer tutors & mentors
  • Administer MSAFP class representatives
  • Moodle user training
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