Academic responses

Nelson Mandela University academics as well as students and Alumni, have contributed to the academic space and conversation around COVID-19 through various articles which appear below.

Nxumalo, N “Employee support amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa” De Rebus Law Journal (1 July 2020) accessible at http://www.derebus.org.za/employee-support-amidst-the-covid-19-pandemic-in-south-africa/

 

Mbanga, S “Policy exists but shacklands spring up” Mail & Guardian (25 June 2020) accessible at https://mg.co.za/analysis/2020-06-25-policy-exists-but-shacklands-spring-up/

 

Jack, L “Our Covid-19 world: how to reintegrate students into universities” Mail & Guardian (24 June 2020) accessible at https://mg.co.za/opinion/2020-06-21-our-covid-19-world-how-to-reintegrate-students-into-universities/

 

Pepeta, L and Nomvete, F “Revamp containment guidelines” The Herald (10 June 2020) accessible at https://news.mandela.ac.za/News/Revamp-containment-guidelines

 

Moeng, M “Education is a political and ethical matter” Mail & Guardian (3 June 2020) accessible at https://mg.co.za/education/2020-06-03-education-is-a-political-and-ethical-matter/

 

Pepeta, L and Nomvete, F "Eastern Cape university goes all in to assist provincial health-care efforts" Mail & Guardian (3 June 2020) accessible at https://mg.co.za/coronavirus-essentials/2020-06-03-eastern-cape-university-goes-all-in-to-assist-provincial-health-care-efforts-2/

 

Grogan, J and Govindjee, A “Disrobed – digital labour proceedings under lockdown” Juta Covid-19 Taking Points (Issue 13) (June 2020) accessible at https://juta.co.za/documents/866/Issue_13_-_Talking_Points_-_Accessing_labour_courts_and_tribunals_during_Covid_FA.pdf 

 

Grogan, J and Govindjee, A “BEE during Covid-19” Juta Covid-19 Talking Points (Issue 12) (June 2020) accessible at https://juta.co.za/documents/865/Issue_12_-_Talking_Points_-_BEEE_during_Covid-19.pdf

 

Foxcroft, C “Integrated approach to salvage studies” The Herald (30 May 2020) accessible at https://news.mandela.ac.za/News/Integrated-approach-to-salvage-studies

 

Goosen, G “COVID-19 and the courts” webinar (29 May 2020) accessible on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyJvByr5Veg

 

Mgwebi, T “Universities play their part in tackling humanity’s challenge” Cape Times (26 May 2020) accessible through Pressreader at https://www.pressreader.com/south-africa/cape-times/20200526/281612422606787

 

Olivier, W “Education post COVID-19: customised blended learning is urgently needed” The Conversation (24 May 2020) accessible at https://theconversation.com/education-post-covid-19-customised-blended-learning-is-urgently-needed-138647

 

Foxcroft, C and Bosire, S “Nelson Mandela University’s conundrum” The Daily Maverick (23 May 2020) accessible at https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-04-23-nelson-mandela-universitys-conundrum-online-teaching-when-35-of-students-dont-have-digital-access/

 

Grogan, J and Govindjee, A “Unlocking the workplace: Safety First” Juta Covid-19 Talking Points (Issue 10) (June 2020) accessible at https://juta.co.za/press-room/2020/05/25/juta-covid-19-unlocking-the-workplace-safety-first-issue-10/

 

Tait, M “Successful 2020 will grow NMU brand” The Herald (6 May 2020) accessible at https://www.heraldlive.co.za/business/2020-05-06-successful-2020-will-grow-nmu-brand/

 

Grogan, J and Govindjee, A “Labour and employment” Juta Covid-19 Talking Points (Issue 4) (May 2020) accessible at https://juta.co.za/press-room/2020/04/24/juta-covid-19-talking-ponts-labour-and-employment-issue-4/

 

STUDENT/ALUMNI ARTICLES

 

Madzika, K and Mnono, Z “Should sex workers be classified as essential workers?” De Rebus (1 June 2020) accessible at http://www.derebus.org.za/should-sex-workers-be-classified-as-essential-workers/