Virtual Seminar on Transforming Early Childhood Pedagogy for a Post-Pandemic Future
Posted on October 06, 2021
The Department of Early Childhood Education cordially invites you to a virtual seminar on
Transforming Early Childhood Pedagogy for a Post-Pandemic Future
Disaster triggers solidarity rather than disruption among South Africans – UP resilience expert’s findings
Posted on August 16, 2021
South Africans have been found to tend towards flocking instead of taking flight as a resilience response. This is according to Professor Liesel Ebersöhn, a professor in UP's Department of Educational Psychology.
The Teacher Education through Flexible Learning in Africa (TETFLE) journal accepted into the Directory for Open Access Journals listing
Posted on August 13, 2021
The Teacher Education through Flexible Learning in Africa (TETFLE) and other developing contexts open journal has been accepted into the Directory for Open Access Journals listing.
UP hosts webinar on teacher education and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
Posted on August 05, 2021
Teach4Reach, a collaborative project between UP and the Universities of Innsbruck and Vienna in Austria, recently hosted a virtual event broadcast from UP’s Future Africa Research Institute.
UP-led project launches innovative fellowship to develop African food systems researchers
Posted on July 23, 2021
The Food Systems Research Network for Africa (FSNet-Africa) fellowship has officially launched, and 20 early-career researchers from six African countries joined their mentors from the UK and Africa in the first week of activities.
#UPYouthMonth: ‘You’re never too young to contribute towards positive change’ – Chairperson of UP leadership programme on making a difference
Posted on June 12, 2021
“This month is a reminder that you're never too young to be at the forefront of a social movement that contributes towards positive change,” says Anele Cebo, Chairperson of TULIP.
UP awards nine top-performing graduates for undergraduate excellence
Posted on May 26, 2021
Nine top-performing UP graduates have been awarded the Vice‐Chancellor and Principal's medal for their consistently excellent performance through their undergraduate studies.
Family’s double PhD journey over eight years
Posted on May 19, 2021
The past eight years have been exciting and challenging as Dr Eugene Machimana and Dr Nondumiso Machimana, pursued their PhD degrees at the Faculty of Education, University of Pretoria.
UP Faculty of Education Confers Honorary PhD on Professor Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela
Posted on May 19, 2021
The University of Pretoria, Faculty of Education, is proud to confer an Honorary Doctorate on the prestigious and internationally renowned Professor Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela. Prof Mabokela received her Honorary Degree on 07 May 2021 during the Faculty’s Virtual Graduation.
Professor Teboho Moja receives an Honorary Doctorate from UP’s Faculty of Education
Posted on May 19, 2021
Professor Tebogo Moja is another professor who also received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Pretoria, Faculty of Education Virtual Graduation Ceremony, which took place on 07 May 2021.
Academic staff members: please submit your examination paper(s) to the Library
Posted on April 16, 2021
The Department of Library Services (DLS) kindly reminds each lecturer to submit a legal deposit copy of their latest examination paper(s) to the DLS.
Making Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Count At The University of Pretoria
Posted on April 15, 2021
he University of Pretoria (UP) wishes to acknowledge the European Union/Department of Higher Education and Training (EU/DHET) funding in the development of the Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Care and Education (B Ed ECCE) programme. The programme has been developed as one of the...
Humanities Education lecturer Ronel Swart retires after 30 years of service on Groenkloof Campus
Posted on April 07, 2021
UP says a fond farewell to lecturer who retired at the end of March 2021. We look back at her career and her contribution to the fields of teaching and learning.
UP Journals (Open Journal Systems) Virtual Launch
Posted on March 31, 2021
The Department of Library Services together with the Faculty of Humanities has developed a journal publishing and hosting service using the Open Journal Systems (OJS) platform.
LeadUP: Minister Naledi Pandor and UP VC discuss SA on the global stage in virtual chat
Posted on March 16, 2021
The virtual series features a panel of alumni who deliberate on topical issues of public interest. This event included UP Senior Lecturer Dr Sithembile Mbete and Vice-Chancellor Professor Tawana Kupe.
EXPERT OPINION: UP career counselling specialist outlines how learners on lockdown can chart a course for future success
Posted on February 04, 2021
With public schools still closed as a result of COVID-19, Prof Kobus Maree of UP’s Dept of Educational Psychology offers learners and parents tips on how to maximise learning potential.
Coping with exams amid COVID-19 pandemic: UP educational psychology expert offers tips for students
Posted on November 11, 2020
Prof Kobus Maree of UP's Department of Education Psychology offers advice on how students can cope during exams as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to weigh heavily on the world.
World Teachers’ Day: A celebration of my mother, my teacher
Posted on October 05, 2020
Teachers are like second parents, they shape the life of the children under their care, writes Jemi Sudhakar. But parents who are teachers, I believe, are more than second teachers. Today, on this World Teacher’s Day, I want to pay tribute to teacher Mapodi Sehoole who played the dual role...
Online and distance education to soar in the face of COVID-19, experts predict at UP's Flexible Futures 2020 Conference
Posted on August 13, 2020
Online and distance education will gain greater legitimacy as enrolments are expected to grow in this area in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prof Salome Human-Vogel (Deputy Dean, Faculty of Education) radio interview on homeschooling
Posted on May 28, 2020
Worth listening: Prof Salome Human-Vogel (Deputy Dean, Faculty of Education) iono.fm radio interview.