Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in the South (SOTL) in the South is an online open source and peer-reviewed journal dedicated to fostering dialogue and research on teaching and learning in higher education in the global South, or about the global South.

CALL FOR PAPERS: 3rd Biennial SOTL in the South Conference


SOTL in the South is proud to announce that the 3rd biennial SOTL in the South conference will be taking place ONLINE in November 2021.

The conference theme is Beyond the Pandemic: Lessons for the future of SOTL in the global South.

Both theoretically- and empirically-oriented contributions are welcome.  Streams for participation may include (but are not limited to):

  • online teaching and learning
  • teaching and learning for racial, cognitive and social justice
  • indigenous knowledge systems and decolonization of teaching and learning
  • teaching and learning for environmental sustainability
  • teaching and learning innovation
  • teaching and learning in the disciplines
  • interdisciplinary teaching and learning
  • postgraduate teaching and learning

The conference will include opportunities to publish in a special issue of the SOTL in the South journal – which is DOAJ-listed and DHET-accredited.

For more information, see the conference website

For the full call, see attached the detailed Call for Papers.  

Conference queries can be sent to:

Abstracts (of 250 to 500 words) can be submitted HERE by 2 May 2021.

We welcome proposals for workshops, panel discussions, performances and other innovative online formats.  Please send proposals for these to the conference e-mail address above.

Invited speakers will include Clelia Rodríguez (University of Toronto) and Khairiyah Mohd-Yusuf (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)

Vol 4 No 2 (2020): SOTL in the South

Published: 2020-09-29

Evaluating a work/study programme for Nurses and Midwives at Aga Khan University, Uganda

Hellen Kyakuwaire, Agnes Kirikumwino, Juliet Nabossa, Grace Ann Edwards


Factors enabling and hindering an eLearning programme for nurses and midwives in Afghanistan

Azra Naseem, Kiran Qasim Ali, Audrey Juma, Afroz Sajwani, Basnama Ayaz Khan, Saleem Sayani, Syed Sibte Raza Abidi


Design and evaluation of a blended mental health curriculum for undergraduate medical education in Pakistan

Aisha Sanober Chachar, Sana Asif Siddiqui, Humera Saeed, Azra Naseem, Ayesha I Mian


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