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
Professor Chika Sehoole The Dean of the University of Pretoria (UP), Prof Chika Sehoole, wishes to acknowledge the European Union (EU) and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) funding in the development of the Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Care and Education (B.Ed...
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.
Fright Flight or Flocking presentation by REPSSI and APSSI’s
Posted on April 01, 2020
We believe that psychosocial support is critical in the face of COVID 19. It builds our resilience to face this threat and gives us determination to overcome.
Launch of the Postgraduate Diploma in TVET programme
Posted on February 26, 2020
On Monday, 24 February the launch of the PGDip in TVET programme was held in the Auditorium on Groenkloof Campus. Representatives and important guests from the Department of Higher Education, Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the Technical University of Munich, School of Education, UP...
ANALYSIS: How to fix the gap between school and work in South Africa
Posted on January 28, 2020
The world of work is changing constantly, profoundly, and faster. This is clear from the outsourcing of work, waves of technological advances, increasing automation in business, and big data analysis driving the growth of industries.
Registered? Welcome! Now get orientated with UP!
Posted on January 03, 2020
Welcome to the University of Pretoria and congratulations on choosing UP. You’ve made one of the best decisions of your life!
Flocking: How sharing resources lays the foundation of African Prosperity
Posted on October 20, 2019
Nomonde Ntsundwana, a teacher at a Nelson Mandela Metropol primary school, has taken her role of educator beyond the classroom. As a champion of nutrition and school gardens, she leads a strong team of teachers, students and community members that supports the production of nutritious food...
UP Resilience Ideas and Dialogue Panel at Future Africa
Posted on October 16, 2019
Prof Tawana Kupe, the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, presided over a Resilience Dialogue and Ideas Lab at Future Africa on 14 October 2019.
Enter UP's University Social Responsibility Month photographic competition
Posted on October 08, 2019
October 2019 is University Social Responsibility Month. As part of an awareness-raising process, we invite you to take a photograph that illustrates you (or your team) being socially responsible and enter the University Social Responsibility Photo Competition. This can be campus operations,...
Can robots replace teachers?
Posted on October 07, 2019
A study by the McKinsey Global Institute reports that 50% of companies believe that automation will decrease their numbers of full-time staff by 2022, and robots will replace 800 million workers across the world by 2030.
House Education Statement
Posted on September 03, 2019
House Education Statement
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University of Pretoria star athlete still shining bright
Posted on September 03, 2019
Mr LJ van Zyl whom last year recently graduated for his master’s degree in Humanities Education which he studied at the University of Pretoria with the Faculty of Education