South African reading literacy achievement under scrutiny
Posted on October 02, 2014
A research study conducted by Dr Surette van Staden, lecturer in the Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education at UP, aims to identify factors that predict reading literacy achievement among Grade 4 learners in South Africa.
Groenkloof Campus Postgraduate Research Commons officially opened
Posted on May 19, 2014
The new modern Postgraduate Research Commons on Groenkloof Campus was officially opened on Wednesday, 14 May 2014.
Educational expert receives honorary doctorate degree
Posted on April 16, 2014
Prof John W Creswell was honoured by the Faculty of Education with an honorary doctorate degree for his seminal work in education research methodology and mixed methods research.
Prof Tjeerd Plomp honoured at Education graduation ceremony
Posted on April 11, 2014
The Faculty of Education conferred an honorary doctorate degree to Prof Tjeerd Plomp, as well as 542 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the Autumn Graduation Ceremony, held on 10 April 2014, while the Award of the Vice-Chancellor and Principal was
Research underway on how mobile devices can support mathematics teachers
Posted on March 26, 2014
Research identifies positive parenting as critical mediator in HIV positive families
Posted on March 14, 2014
New research done in the Faculty of Education shows that positive parenting by mothers who are HIV positive is a very important mediator in respect of children
New research commons at Groenkloof Campus
Posted on March 13, 2014
A new, modern facility was established to create research opportunities for postgraduate students of the Faculty of Education as well as other Faculties in the University of Pretoria.
Discussions held on the establishment of a Centre for the Study of Resilience
Posted on March 04, 2014
The Faculty of Education held collaborative, transdisciplinary discussions on the establishment of a Centre for the Study of Resilience. Prof Liesel Ebers
UP experts discuss education in SA on KykNET
Posted on January 23, 2014
Prof Irma Eloff, Dean of the Faculty of Education, and Prof Rika Joubert of the Department of Education Management and Policy Studies appeared on KykNET
New Deputy Dean appointed in Faculty of Education
Posted on January 21, 2014
Prof Max Braun has been appointed as the new Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Education.
Prof Braun was Head of Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, in the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria, since 2009. He has been
Faculty of Education takes the lead with Education students
Posted on January 21, 2014
The Faculty of Education welcomed more than 2 200 guests on the Groenkloof Campus on Saturday, 18 January 2014.
Positive discourse needed around matric results
Posted on January 13, 2014
Prof Irma Eloff, Dean of the Faculty of Education at UP, is cautiously optimistic about the future of school education in South Africa. The 2013 matric pass rate of 78,2% was greeted with praise from some quarters, but with scepticism from others. In an i
Student welcoming and registration at Groenkloof Campus
Posted on January 08, 2014
On Saturday, 18 January 2014, Prof Irma Eloff, Dean of the Faculty of Education will welcome the BEd students at 10:00 and 11:45 in the Sport Centre
New promotions in the Faculty of Education
Posted on December 10, 2013
As from 1 January 2014 the Faculty of Education will boast three new associated professors. All of them NRF-rated researchers, they have just been promoted from the level of senior lecturer.
Seven new books launched in the Faculty of Education
Posted on November 21, 2013
The Faculty of Education launched seven new books on 6 November 2013. The books flowed from the pens of a number of productive staff members in the Faculty.
The University of Pretoria builds partnerships in Romania
Posted on November 01, 2013
Prof Stephanie Burton, Vice-Principal for Research and Postgraduate Studies, recently led a UP delegation to visit universities and tertiary institutions in Romania. Included in the delegation was Prof Irma Eloff, Dean of Education, Prof Elsab
Postgraduate Research Indaba 2013
Posted on October 01, 2013
The Faculty of Education hosted its annual Postgraduate Research Indaba on 27 September 2013. This year
Discussion forum with Philip Altbach on trends in global higher education
Posted on September 30, 2013
The Dean of the Faculty of Education, Prof Irma Eloff, was invited to a discussion forum on “Trends and massification in global higher education: Implications for Africa and the imperative for collaboration with industry and business”.
Dean acknowledges staff at Education awards ceremony
Posted on September 17, 2013
Prof Irma Eloff, Dean of the Faculty of Education, acknowledged excellence among Education staff members at the annual Dean
Seminars for science and mathematics education presented by renowned US academic
Posted on September 12, 2013
Prof Wolfgang Christian, chair and Brown Professor of Physics at Davidson College in North Carolina, USA, presented seminars on Easy Java Simulations for science and mathematics education at the Groenkloof Campus on 9 September 2013.