Dr Casper Jonker
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Dr Casper Jonker

Clinical Lecturer in Dental Education

Peninsula Dental School (Faculty of Health)

Biography

Biography

Qualified as a dentist in South Africa (1999). Completed his post-graduate diploma in endodontics (Dip.Odont) in 2001, Master’s Degree in endodontics in 2013. 

Qualifications

Qualifications

B.Ch.D, Dip.Odont, MSc

All qualifications obtained from the University of Pretoria. Currently registered at the University of Pretoria for a PhD and also currently busy with the PGCert. in Higher Education.

Background

Undergraduate and postgraduate teachings in South Africa (University of Pretoria and Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University) from 2010 to 2021. Stomatologist at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University from 2014: lectures and tutor sessions for undergraduate students, lectures and workshops for supervising staff at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, lectures to private clinicians on a national and international (Botswana and Namibia). Immigrated in 2021 from South Africa and accepted the position of Clinical Lecturer in Dental Education. 

 


Professional membership

HPCSA (South Africa)

GDC (UK)

Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

Interest mainly in the field of endodontics with a focus on Micro-CT: root and canal morphology

Current teaching role across BDS and DTH programme

Previous experience teaching to undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of Pretoria (South Africa) and Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (South Africa)

Research

Research

Research interests

Endodontics: currently registered for PhD in Anatomy at the University of Pretoria, South Africa with a main focus on root and canal morphology

Focus of research in the past has been endodontics and teachings in endodontics to undergraduate students

Other research

Teaching and learning

Personal

Personal

Other academic activities

EBL facilitator Year 3 BDS

Year Lead Year 4 BDS

IPE group lead Year 2 BDS

SDLE supervisor YEAR 2

Plenaries and workshops to BDS and DTH undergraduates