Head of Veterinary Tropical Diseases honoured with Laureate Certificate for Education Innovation
By Chris van Blerk
Posted on 20 May 2007
The Faculty of Veterinary Science was recently honoured for leading the way in online education.
Prof Koos Coetzer, Head of the Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases at the Faculty of Veterinary Science was recently awarded a Laureate Certificate for Education Innovation in the category “Innovation in curriculum development and/or learning materials” for the development of the primarily web-based MSc degree (Veterinary Tropical Diseases) and modules for Continuing Professional Development
There is considerable interest in this new degree from international students and it is clear that the Faculty of Veterinary Science of the University of Pretoria is internationally one of the trend setters in the field of electronic veterinary education.
Prof Carolina Koornhof, Prof Coetzer and the Principal, Prof Calie Pistorius after Prof Coetzer was awarded a Laureate Certificate for Education Innovation.