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  • 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.

  • Education confers 356 degrees at its spring graduation ceremony

    Posted on September 05, 2013

    The Faculty of Education conferred 356 degrees at its spring graduation ceremony, held on 4 September 2013. Ten doctoral degrees and 15 master

  • Education student off to Commonwealth Games for lifesaving

    Posted on September 02, 2013

    Ruan Marais, a second-year Education student and lifesaver with national colours, is competing in the Commonwealth Games held in Australia from 3 to 9 September 2013. He is member of the South African Protea team of 20 lifesavers who will represent the co

  • Indiana and Pretoria explore partnership possibilities

    Posted on August 29, 2013

    A high-level delegation from the Indiana University in the USA visited the University of Pretoria. Indiana University is a major multi-campus public research institution, which is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and is known as a world leader in

  • Africa Deans of Education Forum established in Nairobi, Kenya

    Posted on August 05, 2013

    On 29 July 2013 the Africa Deans of Education Forum (ADEF) was established on the Kenya Science Campus of the University of Nairobi. The Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria, Prof Irma Eloff, and the acting Deputy-Vice Chancellor

  • Memorandum of Understanding signed between UP and UNL

    Posted on July 23, 2013

    The University of Pretoria (UP) and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) in Lincoln, Nebraska in the United States of America, signed an Institutional Relations Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Friday, 19 July 2013 at the Principal

  • Building global partnerships in educational research

    Posted on July 22, 2013

    The Faculty of Education is increasing its research intensity and the pursuit of knowledge in education and educational processes. In doing so, it is partnering with global research societies and organisations. The Dean of the Faculty of Education, Pro

  • Faculties of Education at Alberta and Pretoria explore possible research collaboration

    Posted on July 10, 2013

    During a visit to the University of Alberta, Canada, the Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria, Prof Irma Eloff, was struck by the similarities between the two faculties of Education. Both faculties have been in existence for more

  • Pretoria-Fordham scholarly collaboration strengthens

    Posted on July 02, 2013

    The Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria is strengthening ties with the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University. The Dean, Prof Irma Eloff, recently visited the Lincoln campus and the Rosehill campus at Fordham in New York. Pro

  • UP staff warms up with Winter Mini-Olympics at Groenkloof

    Posted on June 13, 2013

    The Winter Mini-Olympics, held at Groenkloof Campus on 7 June 2013, was an event filled with fun sports and great spirit. The purpose of this event, as part of the UP Corporate Wellness Programme, was to make staff members more aware of their wellness and

  • Three Postdoctoral Fellows in the Faculty of Education

    Posted on June 13, 2013

    The Faculty of Education currently has three postdoctoral fellows completing their studies under the capable supervision of Education staff members. Dr Tilda Loots, Dr Diana Breshears and Dr Samuel Kolawole Adeyemo are researching various aspects within t

  • Open Day

    Posted on May 21, 2013

    Open Day 2013 at the Faculty of Education was once again an opportunity to show prospective students and their parents what is offered on Groenkloof Campus.

  • Education staff receives NRF-ratings at glamorous function

    Posted on May 02, 2013

    Six staff members of the Faculty of Education received National Research Foundation (NRF)-ratings. They were honoured for it at the annual Exceptional Academic Achievers and NRF-rated Researchers Function, held at the Groenkloof Campus on 25 April 2013.

  • Faculty of Education appointed as Principal Investigator by Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund

    Posted on April 25, 2013

    The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund awarded Prof Liesel Ebersöhn, Director of the Unit for Education Research in AIDS (ERA Unit), generous funding to act as principal investigator for the ‘Imbeleko and Social Connectedness Research Study&#

  • Another 550 degrees conferred

    Posted on April 22, 2013

    The Faculty of Education conferred a further 553 degrees on 16 April 2013, during the University of Pretoria

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