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  • 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...

  • Open Day 2017

    Posted on May 05, 2017

    On Saturday, 20 May 2017, the University of Pretoria will hold an open day for high school learners from Grades 9 to 12, and their families.

  • Graduation in 2017 at Faculty of Education

    Posted on May 04, 2017

    The Faculty of Education held its first graduation at 25 April 2017 this year. 220 Baccalaureus degrees were confered; 95 Honours degrees; 2 Master of Education degrees and 3 Doctoral degrees.

  • Dean presents Dean's Seminar Series at Education

    Posted on May 04, 2017

    The Dean of the Faculty of Education, Prof Chika Sehoole, presented the first of a Dean’s Seminar Series at the Faculty of Education of Groenkloof Campus.

  • University of Pretoria celebrates student achievements at 2017 Autumn Graduation

    Posted on April 07, 2017

    More than 13 000 students will receive their degrees at the University of Pretoria's 2017 Autumn Graduation Ceremonies.

  • LLITUP Collaboratorium launch at Groenkloof Campus

    Posted on April 06, 2017

    The research space of the Living Lab for Innovative Teaching at the University of Pretoria (the LLITUP Collaboratorium) was recently launched at the University's Groenkloof Campus.

  • Provost of Fordham University on campus

    Posted on April 06, 2017

    Dr Stephen Freedman, the Provost of Fordham University in and Ms Ellen Fahey-Smith, the Assistant Vice President and Chief of Staff in the Office of the Provost at Fordham University, has recently visited Prof Chika Sehoole, Dean of the Faculty of Education. Fordham University is a private,...

  • Professor from an Australian Research Centre presents lecture

    Posted on April 06, 2017

    Prof Gary Dowsett, the Deputy Director and Chair of the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at the La Trobe University in Australia, presented a lecture at the Faculty of Education, mainly to postgraduate students.

  • Opening up the world of autism

    Posted on April 03, 2017

    World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated annually on 2 April and aims to raise awareness about people with autism throughout the world. Ms Ilse de Bruin, a PhD student at UP, shares some interesting facts about the condition.

  • New Chairperson of EASA from Faculty of Education

    Posted on March 14, 2017

    Dr Ruth Mampane from the Department of Educational Psychology was elected as the Chairperson of the Education Association of South Afri (EASA). The election took place at the annual conference hosted by North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus) in January. Dr Mampane succeed the outgoing...

  • CEA hosts PIRLS National Steering Committee meeting

    Posted on March 14, 2017

    The Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) hosted the National Steering Committee for the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study of 2016 (PIRLS) in February.

  • BEd Honours reflection seminar held

    Posted on March 14, 2017

    The Faculty of Education held a BEd Honours Reflection Seminar on 7 March. At the seminar Prof Stephen Coetzee and Ms Astrid Schmulian from the Department of Accounting in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences made presentations.

  • Collaboration between 21 universities culminates in publication of book

    Posted on March 08, 2017

    Collaboration between 21 education researchers from South African, Mozambican and Dutch universities has culminated in the published book entitled Monitoring the Quality of Education in Schools.

  • UP study addresses issues of violence and loss among South African children

    Posted on March 07, 2017

    Drs Miemsie Steyn and Melanie Moen from the Faculty of Education at UP recently undertook an Early Childhood Education study to identify predominant themes prevailing in the early school-going phase.

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