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Event location: Nelson Mandela University

Event date and time: 26/03/2018 08:00:00

Southern African Supplemental Instruction National Conference

The Southern African National Office for Supplemental Instruction would like to invite you to the 2nd Southern African Supplemental Instruction National Conference hosted by Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.  The conference will provide an opportunity for Southern African SI staff, Teaching and Learning staff, academic staff and students to meet and present on SI, other peer collaborative learning initiatives, and related topics. SI has been active in South Africa for 23 years.


The SI National Office invites presentations that share expertise and insights into the important, innovative and complex undertaking of providing student academic support through Supplemental Instruction and other peer collaborative learning initiatives in changing times.


CALL FOR PROPOSALS Deadline 31 January 2018

Session proposals are invited for Concurrent Sessions, Paper Presentations, Workshops, Panel Discussions and Poster Sessions on topics addressing peer collaborative learning. Topics might include, but are not limited to:

• Supplemental Instruction (SI)
• Peer learning models similar to SI (Tutoring, Mentoring, etc)
• Adaptations of SI with different names: Mandatory, Extended Studies, Online, etc.
• Best Practices
• SI Research/Evaluation/ Impact Studies

For more information on proposal formats and registration, please visit our conference website by clicking the conference banner above, or go to For all conference queries, please e-mail