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A Forest in the City: Connecting the Work of the Wits Writing Centre with WI Courses at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

By |January 24th, 2023|

The Wits Writing Centre (WWC) was one of the first writing centres in South Africa, running informally from 1996 and formally established in 2000. We work with a comparatively large consultant group, usually around 25, and seek to use their collective energy to attract other students and draw them into conversations which are anything but remedial.

Writing Around the Globe: English Language Centers in Rwanda

By |September 20th, 2022|

In 2019, Margaret Bugingo, passionate educator and aspiring language learner, founded the IPRC-Huye English Language Center as a component of her Fulbright work in Rwanda to support those English Language Learners who wished to further develop their writing. Based in a more rural city in Rwanda, once the main “university city” in the country, IPRC-Huye now houses the first documented writing center in Rwanda.

A New Writing Center is Born in Rio, and a New Model Arises in Brazil

By |September 2nd, 2022|

The writing center scene emerging in Brazil may break with a lot of the canon in the field, but in responding to specific local needs, may also be creating its own epistemology, methodology and unique contribution to writing center knowledge and practice.