Dr Casper Jonker
Clinical Lecturer in Dental Education
Peninsula Dental School (Faculty of Health)
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.
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.
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.
HPCSA (South Africa)
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)
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
Teaching and learning
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