Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​Centre for Health Professions Education​

About us


The Centre will provide outstanding academic leadership in health professions education, aimed at creating relevant health care provision in Africa


The CHPE strives towards outstanding scientific practice in the field of health professions education.

The Centre's reason for existence is:

  • To optimise the effectiveness, efficiency and feasibility of student learning within the context of community oriented education
  • To promote the further establishment and expansion of health professions education as a scientific field of study
  • To provide expertise in health professions education at institutional, national and international level

Principles driving the CHPE:

  • Excellence in Scientific Practice
  • Culture of Diversity
  • Community Oriented Approach
  • Interdisciplinarity
  • Learning-Centred Culture