• 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...

  • Appointed as a member of QS judging panel

    Posted on June 28, 2018

    Dr Samuel Adeyemo from the Department of Education Management and Policy Studies was appointed as a member of the judging panel for the QS Star Awards, an award QS organised in collaboration with the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania).

  • International Experts Assist in Development of New Professional Doctorate

    Posted on June 28, 2018

    The Department of Education Management and Policy Studies has been tasked with developing a new professional DEd degree programme

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