Dancing queen in our midst
Posted on February 07, 2013
A Foundation Phase student in the Faculty of Education, Angelique Sydow, has been selected by the International Dance Federation of South Africa to take part in the IDF World Dance Championships on 22 May 2013 in Hungary.
Faculty of Education welcomes 1 600 first-year students and parents on Groenkloof Campus
Posted on January 28, 2013
The Dean of the Faculty of Education, Prof Irma Eloff, welcomed the first-year education students and their parents on campus on Saturday, 26 January 2013.
Summer School Examination Schedule
Posted on January 25, 2013
Please note the following for the Summer School examinations that are scheduled for Saturday, 2 February 2013.
Faculty of Education First Year's Welcoming Day
Posted on January 23, 2013
All first year Education students will be welcomed to the Groenkloof Campus on Saturday, 26 January 2013. The official information session begins at 10:00 but you are welcome to visit some stalls and have refreshments from 09:00.
Three heads of departments accept second term in Faculty of Education
Posted on November 26, 2012
New NRF ratings in the Faculty of Education
Posted on November 21, 2012
The Faculty of Education has another SIX newly rated researchers!
Innovative staff members from the Faculty of Education awarded
Posted on November 09, 2012
Two staff members of the Faculty of Education were rewarded for their innovative approach to education at the Education Innovation Awards gala evening, held on 18 October 2012. The aim of the Awards is to acknowledge exceptional contributions to education
75 Years celebrations for the Faculty of Education
Posted on October 17, 2012
On Saturday evening, 13 October 2012, the Faculty of Education celebrated its 75 years of existence with a gala dinner. The official date when the Faculty was established, is 17 June 1937.
Prof JWM Pretorius
Posted on September 19, 2012
It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Prof JWM Pretorius on 18 September 2012. Prof Pretorius was a former Head of the Department of Psycho- and Sociopedagogics, as well as Acting Dean of the Faculty of Education at UP.
Education scholars at Carnegie III Conference
Posted on September 13, 2012
The conference "Strategies to overcome Poverty and Inequality: Towards Carnegie III" was held at the University of Cape Town in early September, 2012. The conference, held in conjunction with the National Planning Commission, marks the starting point for
Honorary doctorate degree for Carol D Lee
Posted on September 06, 2012
On Wednesday, 5 September 2012 the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria awarded an honorary doctorate degree to Carol Diane Lee.
Education field at the University of Pretoria amongst top 200 in the world
Posted on August 30, 2012
The Education field as a scientific discipline at the University of Pretoria rates amongst the top 200 in the world. The recent rankings by the QS World University Rankings of 2012 rate Education at UP between number 151 and 200 in the world.
Staff members awarded
Posted on August 29, 2012
On Thursday, 16 August 2012, the Dean, Prof Irma Eloff acknowledged staff members at the Annual Dean
2012 Distinguished Women in Science honours to Liesel Ebers
Posted on August 29, 2012
Prof Liesel Ebers
Dean of Education amongst SA
Posted on July 30, 2012
The Dean of the Faculty of Education, Prof Irma Eloff, is one of the top three Most Influential Women in Business and Government in South Africa in 2012
Apply for postgraduate scholarships
Posted on July 17, 2012
Postgraduate students are encouraged to apply for the numerous scholarships and bursaries that are offered to UP students for studies commencing in 2013.
UP representatives visit University of International Relations in Beijing
Posted on July 06, 2012
The Dean of the Faculty of Education, Prof Irma Eloff, recently accompanied UP Vice-Principal, Prof Stephanie Burton, on a visit to the University of International Relations (UIR) in Beijing, China.
UP partnership with NENU strengthened
Posted on July 01, 2012
An academic delegation from the University of Pretoria, led by the Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Prof Cheryl de la Rey, visited the North East Normal University (NENU) in Changchun, China, during the last week of June 2012.
Faculty benefits from appointment of Historian
Posted on May 30, 2012
Ms Janeke Thumbran joined the Faculty of Education for two months as Extraordinary Lecturer.
Expert on self-determination theory visits Faculty of Education
Posted on May 23, 2012
Professor Christopher Niemiec from the University of Rochester, an established scholar and expert on self-determination theory, is visiting the Department of Educational Psychology between 22 and 28 May 2011.