News archive


Research Grant from South African Medical Research Council

Dr Siphesihle Nqweniso and colleagues at the Nelson Mandela University (NMU) have received a two-year research grant from the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC).
MedTech Africa

Forthcoming collaboration with Medtech Africa

Collaboration agreement between the University of Basel and Medtech Africa, Abuja, Nigeria, has been signed.

UNESCO Chairs and partners forum - Transforming knowledge for Africa’s future

UNESCO conference under the patronage of H.E. Sahle-Work Zewde, President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

Africa is a global priority for UNESCO

With a young population and an abundance of natural resources, Africa is undoubtedly the continent of the future.
Frontiers Medwin

Exploring teacher understanding of the CAPS in South African schools

This study explored the teacher understanding of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) document implementation.
DSBG annual report

Annual Report DSBG 2023

2023 was a dynamic and successful year for the Department, characterised in particular by strategic development.

2024 Meeting of the UNESCO Chairs in Switzerland

All UNESCO Chairs from Switzerland met for an exchange in Geneva under the leadership of the Swiss UNESCO Commission. The Swiss UNESCO Commission intensifies the coordination of the Swiss UNESCO Chairs within UNESCO.
Student exchange

Student exchange to a foreign or another Swiss university

During your studies, you have the unique opportunity to study for one or two semesters at a foreign or another Swiss university.
CIGEPS Conference

CIGEPS 2024 conference in Paris with the participation of the UNESCO Chair on 'Physical Activity and Health in Educational Settings'

The 2024 ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Physical Education and Sport (CIGEPS) took place on 3 and 4 April 2024 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
KaziKidz Teacher Workshop

Unveiling the challenges and opportunities in implementing health promotion interventions in South African primary schools: insights from the KaziKidz program

The latest publication from the KaziBantu project delves into the lived experiences of key stakeholders with the KaziKidz toolkit, identifying common barriers and facilitators and suggesting key actions to improve the program and its…