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  • University of Pretoria Spring Graduation Ceremony

    Posted on September 06, 2017

    The University will confer 1 807 degrees, diplomas and certificates during this year's Spring Graduation Ceremony. These include 142 doctorates, 427 master's degrees and 746 honours degrees, which will be awarded over three days.

  • Audience entertained with opera at Anti-Discrimination Week

    Posted on September 05, 2017

    Siyabonga Sindane who is an undergraduate student did an outstanding opera performance while music students played instruments. The art work from the Art Education students in the Education Library entertained students, staff and other visitors.

  • Mr Chris Opperman did artwork with mouth painting

    Posted on September 05, 2017

    Other highlight were discussions and Lauren who is an expert on sign language and Mr Chris Opperman who showed the audience how a disable person can create amazing works of art with mouth painting.

  • Faculty of Education participates in Anti-Discrimination Week

    Posted on September 05, 2017

    On 28 August 2017, Prof Chika Sehoole, Dean of the Faculty of Education opened the activities in L8 lecture theatre. Prof Gerrit Stols, Head of the Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education gave a presentation on ‘De-racialising the curriculum: the case of...

  • Prof Tinyko Maluleke addressed 250 students at Groenkloof Campus

    Posted on September 05, 2017

    Black FTE students were 10.9 % in 1994, 44.7% in 2010 and 53.7% in 2016 in the University of Pretoria. The majority of women students since 1996, were 55.1% in 2016. The University has followed a Journey for change with 2012, Reabua in 2013, the Lekgotla Process in 2016.

  • Applying health research in South African schools for learners' well-being

    Posted on August 23, 2017

    A collaborative study involving local and international researchers has created an intervention strategy to help improve the diet and lifestyle of schoolchildren in South Africa.

  • Perpetual motor skills development - huge sponsorhip through ECE

    Posted on August 15, 2017

    Ms Anienie Veldsman from the Department of Early Childhood Education has received a sponsorship from a non-profitable organisation called Care for Education, an organisation that believes in the upliftment of disadvantaged communities.

  • ECE staff visits Care Centres at Alberta

    Posted on August 15, 2017

    Earlier this year, Prof Larry Prochner of Alberta University in Canada, hosted Prof Ina Joubert, Head of the Department of Early Childhood Education, and Dr Keshni Bipath from the same Department at UP.

  • Mathematics Education professors developed Apps

    Posted on August 13, 2017

    Prof Gerrit Stols, Head of the Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education developed five Apps for Android tablets and mobile phones. They are all available on the Google Play Store.

  • Development of professional online course for School Principals

    Posted on August 13, 2017

    The Department of Education Management and Policy Studies has initiated the development of a continuous online context-specific professional development course for educational leaders at all levels.

  • Early Childhood Education receives sponsorship for perceptual-motor skills development

    Posted on August 13, 2017

    Ms Anienie Veldsman from the Department of Early Childhood Education at the University of Pretoria has received a sponsorship from Care for Education, a non-profit organisation that strives to uplift disadvantaged communities, for the development of a programme aimed at strengthening young...

  • New nutrition education programme to help children eat healthy

    Posted on August 07, 2017

    Through her doctoral work with the Institute for Food Nutrition and Wellbeing at UP, Deborah Kupolati is helping a new generation eat healthier by developing a nutrition education programme for primary school teachers.

  • New Deputy Dean appointed in Faculty of Education

    Posted on July 10, 2017

    The University of Pretoria (UP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof Salomé Human-Vogel as the new Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Education with effect from 1 August 2017.

  • New Head appointed for Department of Humanities Education

    Posted on July 10, 2017

    Prof Johan Wassermann was appointed as the new Head of the Department of Humanities Education.

  • New Head of the Department of Educational Psychology was appointed

    Posted on July 10, 2017

    Dr Motlalepule Ruth Mampane has been promoted to the position of Associate Professor and new Head of Department of Education Psychology from 1 August 2017.

  • Prof Maria Eduard Duarte at Groenkloof Campus

    Posted on June 02, 2017

    Prof Maria Eduarda Duarte is a Full Professor at the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Psychology (Portugal).

  • Students receive donation from Faculty of Education

    Posted on June 02, 2017

    The Faculty of Education assist students in need. The Faculty creates awareness of individuals in need.

  • International Performance Indicators in Primary Schools in the Western Cape

    Posted on June 02, 2017

    The Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) at the University of Pretoria in collaboration with the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) at Durham University in England, hosted a series of feedback meetings and workshops for the International Performance Indicators in Primary Schools...

  • Honorary Doctorate at the Faculty of Education

    Posted on May 15, 2017

    Honorary Doctorate for Faculty of Education Dr Jean Clandinin Dr Jean Clandinin is Professor and Founding Director of the Centre for Research for Teacher Education and Development at the University of Alberta in Canada. Dr Clandinin received an Honorary Doctorate .

  • Graduation at Faculty of Education

    Posted on May 07, 2017

    The Faculty of Education has celebrated the latest graduation with 200 postgraduate certificates in Education as well as 180 Bachelor of Education degrees. We also 25 Honoures degrees and 16 Master’s degrees. The highlight of the event was the five Doctoral degrees. A very special award...

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