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  • 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.

  • International Mother Language Day

    Posted on February 21, 2017

    Today we celebrate International Mother Language Day. The theme for 2017 is mother tongue and multilingual education with a focus on celebrating and respecting cultural diversity and multilingualism.

  • Getting ready for the career you love

    Posted on February 13, 2017

    Prof Kobus Maree, from the Department of Educational Psychology in the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria, has some advice for students on choosing a fulfilling career.

  • Specialised qualification aimed at education for visually impaired learners on the cards at UP

    Posted on February 03, 2017

    The Department of Educational Psychology at UP has obtained funding to the value of R9 952 000 from the Department of Higher Education and Training to establish a Centre for Visual Impairment Studies, and to develop and implement a teaching qualification specifically aimed at education for...

  • Opening of new space for the Centre for the Study of Resilience

    Posted on January 30, 2017

    The Centre for the Study of Resilience, in the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria, officially opened their new space on Tuesday, 24 January 2017, with a high-tea celebration.

  • Faculty's vision of Teaching and Learning

    Posted on January 23, 2017

    Successful graduates from first degrees can access advanced postgraduate degrees, becoming knowledge creators through research and so raise the University’s international profile.

  • UP receives DHET grant towards the advancement of Early Childhood Education

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    A R3 million DHET grant will be used to develop quality programmes aimed at equipping Early Childhood Development practitioners and educators with the information and knowledge needed to ensure developmentally appropriate early experiences for South African children.

  • NUE workshop and seminar on synchronising theory and practice in early childhood education

    Posted on December 13, 2016

    The Centre for Japanese Studies, in collaboration with the Department of Early Childhood Education, hosted Professors Kensuke Chikamori and Hiroki Yuji from the Naruto University of Education for a two-day workshop and seminar on 22 and 23 November 2016.

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