TEACHING CONSTITUTIONAL LAW WORKSHOP 19-21 AUG 2010
Teachers of constitutional law from over Africa convened in Cape Town from 19-21 August 2010 for the first teaching workshop of the African Network of Constitutional Lawyers.
Dr Lesley Greenbaum of the Faculty of Law of the University of Cape Town provided a thought-provoking introduction to the workshop.She addressed issues of curriculum development, identification of outcomes, teaching methods and assessment.Following her presentation, the participants (in pairs) had to utilise the proposed interventions in respect of different chosen constitutional law topics.
The participants were asked to
•identify the place of the topic in the curriculum,
•develop teaching and learning outcomes relating to the topic,
•propose course materials
•set out a teaching method and an assessment task relating to the chosen topics.