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  • UP academic Prof Vandeyar in the running for Standard Bank women in science award

    Posted on August 14, 2019

    With a career spanning 35 years, Professor Saloshna Vandeyar is still at the top of her game and her nomination for Standard Bank’s Top Women Awards is testament to this.

  • Time does not heal a child’s wounds – a call for research development in trauma and abuse

    Posted on July 24, 2019

    Adverse Childhood Experiences and child abuse do not receive the necessary attention and assessment they require from society. This was the collective view of experts from the USA and South Africa at a recent colloquium hosted by UP's Department of Early Childhood Education in collaboration with...

  • Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor gets PhD from UP

    Posted on April 16, 2019

    Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Naledi Pandor took her portfolio seriously by going back to class and graduating with a PhD in Education from the University of Pretoria (UP) this week. Her research topic was ‘The contested meaning of transformation in higher education in...

  • Two books recently launched

    Posted on November 15, 2018

    Enhancing the Freedom to Flourish in Higher Education: Participation, equality and capabilities by Dr Talita Calitz from the Department of Education Management and Policy Studies, and Poetic Bodies and Corpses of War: South African Great War poetry by Dr Gerhard Genis from the Department of...

  • Record number of Education Doctorates at graduation

    Posted on September 10, 2018

    On 7 September 2018, the Faculty of Education proudly awarded 28 Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

  • Shattering the silence dialogue engagement

    Posted on August 22, 2018

    Prof Saloshna Vandeyar and Dr Ronel Swart from the Department of Humanities Education did an article on ‘Shattering the silence: engagement about education protest actions in South Africa university classrooms.

  • Prof Kate Reynolds on campus

    Posted on August 13, 2018

    Prof Kate Reynolds visited the University of Pretoria, Faculty of Education on 8 August to do a presentation on ‘Curriculum issues in the English educational system’.

  • Language and the National Senior Certificate

    Posted on July 11, 2018

    Learner achievement as evaluated by the Progress in Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2011 within primary schools at the Grade 4 level is markedly differentiated by the language of learning and teaching of the school – more specifically by whether learners are taught in English, Afrikaans or...

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