CHPE
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​Centre for Health Professions Education​

About us

Vision

Our vision is to be a leader in the field of health professions education globally with a view to facilitating the provision of equitable and responsive health care in South Africa and beyond

Mission

Our mission is to offer academic leadership towards establishing and sustaining and enabling environment within which meaningful learning and teaching can flourish and to influence the practice of learning and teaching drawing on existing scholarship while contributing to the body of knowledge through our own research; and informed by the principles of transformative learning; active citizenship and social accountability.​

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