Dr Matumo Ramafikeng

Dr Matumo Ramafikeng

DR MATUMO RAMAFIKENG

Position: Senior Lecturer, Division of Occupational Therapy, Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town

Email: mc.ramafikeng@uct.ac.za    
Tel: +27 (0) 21-4047671

  • Qualifications
  • Area of interests
    • Student learning in higher education
    • Pedagogy
    • Curriculum development and health professions education
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Mental health
    • Qualitative research
    • Translanguaging

Bio

‘Matumo worked as an occupational therapist in mental health practice in Lesotho before joining the University of Cape Town as an Academic Support person and part time lecturer (2009-2015). In 2016 she was appointed as a Lecturer. She is the current President of the Occupational Therapy in Africa Regional Group (OTARG) (2019-2023), an official branch of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT). She is the Undergraduate Programme Convenor for the Division of Occupational Therapy (2020-) and serves on several committees within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town. ‘Matumo is also a member of the Steering Committee for Global Surgery at the University of Cape Town. Her areas of expertise include; teaching for diversity, providing academic support in higher education, and design and delivery of occupational therapy curriculum that is contextually relevant.

Teaching areas

  • Occupational Therapy Practice Models
  • Occupational Therapy Foundations Theory
  • Health Promotion
  • Preparation for Practice Learning
  • Academic Literacies

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