The ZOEA Initiative (Zoology Observed through an Educational lens)

The need for this initiative: Increases in class sizes and the number of 5 credit modules has led to a decrease in the amount of practical skills available to zoology students. Yet, zoology is a hands-on discipline. Aims and objectives: Through this T&L initiative, the ZOEA Programme aims to create a voluntary ‘hands-on’ learning environment…

Experiential learning for dispute resolution: Developing a curriculum for alternative dispute resolution (ADR) skills, theory, and practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has become an integral part of national (Arbitration Act 2010; Mediation Act 2017; Labour Relations Commission) and international (UNCITRAL Model Law; ADR Directive 2013) legal practice. There is a demand for ADR to be taught in law schools, with a heightened emphasis on developing core lawyering skills (e.g. negotiation), which are…