• Isabella Maria Coetzee University of Pretoria
  • Tanya Heyns University of Pretoria
Keywords: Education, faclitation, feedback, appreciative approacg, assessment


Higher education is experiencing a time of change that is rife with challenges. The times call for educators in the nursing profession to facilitate learning in a way that students are empowered to become future leaders in the profession. Appreciative inquiry is an emerging educational method that is used to bring about organisational transformation in the teaching and learning arena. It is an approach to learning where emphasis is laid on positive aspects about learning rather than negative aspects.The purpose of this article is to explain how appreciative education is implemented in nursing education institutions including the assessment and feedback practices to enhance outputs.

Author Biography

Isabella Maria Coetzee, University of Pretoria
Department of Nursing ScienceSenior Lecturer


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