WFOT Education Day
Monday 21 May 2018

Date: 21 May 2018
Time: Registration: 08h00
Starting time: 09h00
Venue: Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC)

WFOT is pleased to host Education Day 2018, providing colleagues from around the world who are involved in the education of occupational therapists a unique opportunity to meet, to exchange information about education programmes at all levels, to share experiences and to plan for the future.

Education Day 2018 will include formal and informal discussions and networking on issues of global importance in addition to the specific topics included in the programme. The programme will create a productive space to reason and reflect on contemporary issues within occupational therapy education as outlined in the following schematic. ust be received prior to the conference.


Education Day Facilitator: Tania Rauch van der Merwe

08:00 Registration at CTICC
09:00-11:30 Session 1: How to Optimise the Implementation of the WFOT Minimum Standards for the Education of Occupational Therapists (Revised 2016)
09:00-09:15 Introduction/ Welcome
Marilyn Pattison and Tania Rauch van der Merwe
09:15-10:00 Presentation on: The strategic value of using the Minimum Standards for the Education of Occupational Therapists (Revised 2016)
Samantha Shann and Sue Baptiste
10:00-10:30 Discussants: Opportunities offered by the Minimum Standards for the Education of Occupational Therapists (Revised 2016)
Matumo Ramafikeng and Tania Rauch Van Der Merwe
10:30-11:15 Interactive Discussion
11:15-11:30 Summary
11:30-12:00 Morning Tea
12:00-13:30 Session 2: Innovations in Clinical practice/ Practice Learning / Service Learning
12:00-12:15 Short overview of clinical practice / practice learning / service learning within the South Africa Context
Roshan Galvaan
12:15-13:00 Audio-visual presentation on practice learning in Occupational Therapy in South Africa
Critical conversation: Theoretical underpinnings in occupational therapy education regarding contextually relevant and innovative practice
13:00-13:20 Discussion
13:20-13:30 Summary
13:30-14:15 Lunch
14:15-16:30 Session 3: On Contextually Relevant Occupational Therapy Curricula
14:15-14:45 Panel Discussion: Panellists to present key idea related to contextually relevant occupational therapy curricula
Teresa Chiu, Said Nafai and Tais Marcolino
14:45-15:10 Questions from audience for clarification
15:10-15:45 Round Table Discussion in Groups
15:45-16:15 Response from Panel
16:15-16:30 Summary and Conclusion
Peter Ndaa