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  • University of Pretoria achieves new world rankings in three subjects, Law faculty up 16 positions

    Posted on October 18, 2018

    The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for 2019 have been released, and the University of Pretoria (UP) has achieved new rankings in three subjects: Education; Business and Economics; and Social Sciences. Additionally, UP’s Law subject ranking improved by 16 positions,...

  • UP Education Dean salutes his Grade One teacher

    Posted on October 05, 2018

    Every year on 5 October, the world celebrates Teachers’ Day. This day was inaugurated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to focus attention on the contributions and achievements of teachers, and to highlight teachers’ concerns and...

  • Research Indaba held at the Faculty of Education

    Posted on October 04, 2018

    Research Indaba held at the Faculty of Education

  • Staff indulge in spring day fun

    Posted on September 28, 2018

    The Faculty of Education staff had a great day celebrating spring day

  • Anti-discrimination week celebrated at Faculty of Education

    Posted on September 17, 2018

    It was an insightful four days at the Faculty of Education at Groenkloof Campus as they celebrated the annual Anti-discrimination week. Read on...

  • Record number of Education Doctorates at graduation

    Posted on September 10, 2018

    On 7 September 2018, the Faculty of Education proudly awarded 28 Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

  • Shattering the silence dialogue engagement

    Posted on August 22, 2018

    Prof Saloshna Vandeyar and Dr Ronel Swart from the Department of Humanities Education did an article on ‘Shattering the silence: engagement about education protest actions in South Africa university classrooms.

  • Students commend outgoing Executive Committee for good work

    Posted on August 20, 2018

    The Outgoing House Education Executive Committee made many sacrifices to ensure that they achieve their objectives in each portfolio of the House Education office and made sure that everything goes according to their mission and vision.

  • International academic at Early Childhood Education talks about fear

    Posted on August 14, 2018

    The Department of Early Childhood Education cordially invited an international guest to do a presentation on Fear.

  • Prof Kate Reynolds on campus

    Posted on August 13, 2018

    Prof Kate Reynolds visited the University of Pretoria, Faculty of Education on 8 August to do a presentation on ‘Curriculum issues in the English educational system’.

  • Faculty of Education #Choose UP day

    Posted on August 04, 2018

    The Faculty of Education at Groenkloof Campus celebrated #Choose UP with the rest of the Faculties at the University of Pretoria on Saturday 4 August 2018.

  • Lecture on Croatian Music Fascinating

    Posted on July 16, 2018

    The Department of Humanities Education invited Professor Berislav Jerković, Associate Professor, PhD, working at the Academy of Arts in Osijek, as well as Professor Antoaneta Radocaj-Jerkovic, PhD, Associate Professor at Osijek. They gave a lecture in June to discuss ‘The Influence of...

  • Transformed recruitment strategy implementation for 2018

    Posted on July 16, 2018

    The Faculty partnered with the Department of Basic Education to recruit students from destitute areas and allow them free access to the BEd Programme on merit.

  • Language and the National Senior Certificate

    Posted on July 11, 2018

    Learner achievement as evaluated by the Progress in Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2011 within primary schools at the Grade 4 level is markedly differentiated by the language of learning and teaching of the school – more specifically by whether learners are taught in English, Afrikaans or...

  • Appointed as a member of QS judging panel

    Posted on June 28, 2018

    Dr Samuel Adeyemo from the Department of Education Management and Policy Studies was appointed as a member of the judging panel for the QS Star Awards, an award QS organised in collaboration with the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania).

  • International Experts Assist in Development of New Professional Doctorate

    Posted on June 28, 2018

    The Department of Education Management and Policy Studies has been tasked with developing a new professional DEd degree programme

  • Cherese Jones – 60-Metre Champion

    Posted on June 28, 2018

    Ms Cherese Jones, Lecturer in the Department of Humanities Education in Sport Management and Human Movement Studies, represents TuksAthletics Club internationally in the 60-metre event and has recently been crowned the provincial champion in the 100 metre event.

  • Linette in the Marvelous Carmen

    Posted on June 28, 2018

    The very well-known opera, Carmen, will be fully-staged and will feature the Pretoria Symphony Orchestra and the Armonia Theatre Chorus, under the baton of Schalk van der Merwe. Mezzo-soprano, Linette van der Merwe, from our Department of Humanities Education, stars as the strong-willed and...

  • Inauguration of Professor Ruth Mampane, Head of the Department of Educational Psychology

    Posted on June 27, 2018

    Professor Ruth Mampane, Head of the Department of Educational Psychology, was inaugurated as Head on 21 June 2018. The event was attended by colleagues, family and friends.

  • Teaching and Learning Festival at Faculty of Education

    Posted on May 22, 2018

    The Faculty of Education celebrated its first Teaching and Learning Festival on 15 May 2018. Many staff; students; Principals and other guests attended the event. The keynote speaker was Ms Marjorie Brown, who was named one of the 50 best teachers in the world. She was shortlisted for the 2018...

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