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  • 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...

  • 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).

  • 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...

  • Graduation ceremony honours many education students

    Posted on April 25, 2018

    The Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce the success of their students over the past year. On 17 April 2018, 278 distance education students were awarded BEd Honours Education Management, Law and Policy degree during a graduation ceremony. On Monday, 23 April...

  • Research Synergy symposium held at Faculty of Education

    Posted on April 09, 2018

    The School of Psychology Research Synergy Symposium was held at the Faculty of Education. The welcoming word was done by Prof Irma Eloff.

  • Dean of Faculty of Education speaks at graduation ceremony at Wits

    Posted on April 09, 2018

    The Dean of Education, Prof Chika Sehoole, was invited to deliver a graduation address at WITS. Speaking on why teachers matter, he said: "Great teachers care about their students. They want them to succeed and are committed to help them reach their goals."

  • Faculty of Education has first Performance Management Roadshow

    Posted on April 09, 2018

    On 28 March 2018, it was indeed a “movie magic afternoon out” when the new and improved Performance Management System were introduced to the staff of Faculty Education.

  • Director, Centre for the Study of Resilience re-elected as Secretary General for WERA

    Posted on April 05, 2018

    Professor Liesel Ebersöhn (Director of the Centre for the Study of Resilience, University of Pretoria) has been elected to a second four-year term as Secretary General for the World Education Research Association (WERA). The results of the election were returned by Dr. Ronald F. Abler, who...

  • New publication for Dr Maximus Sefotho

    Posted on March 22, 2018

    Dr Maximus Sefotho has recently seen his new book published. The title of the book is: 'Philosophy in Education and Research: African Perspective'

  • International guests visit Faculty of Education

    Posted on March 22, 2018

    The Department of Education Management and Policy Studies in the Faculty of Education has initiated the development of a context-specific online continuous professional development course for educational leaders at all levels.

  • Head of Early Childhood Education rated at NRF

    Posted on March 22, 2018

    Prof Ina Joubert, Head of the Department of Early Childhood Education, has received a late rating from the National Research Foundation (NRF). We are proud to announce that her rating is C3.

  • Gauteng Women Excellent Award for Prof Saloshna Vandeyar

    Posted on March 12, 2018

    Professor Saloshna Vandeyar from the Department of Humanities Education won the Gauteng Women in Excellence Award in the category "Trail Blazer" at the Inaugural Gauteng Women in Excellence Awards ceremony that was held at the Women's Living Heritage Monument on the 8 March 2018.

  • Medal awarded to Director of the Centre for the Study of Resilience

    Posted on February 21, 2018

    During the Education Association of South Africa’s Annual Conference (14-17 January 2018), research by Professor Liesel Ebersöhn (Director of the Centre for the Study of Resilience) was recognised when she was awarded the EASA Researcher Medal.

  • Rasch Conference in Perth attended by two staff members

    Posted on February 21, 2018

    Mr Mishack Tshele (Data Manager of the Centre for Evaluation and Assessment) and Ms Celeste Combrinck (Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education) attended the 7th International Conference on Probabilistic Models for Measurement Developments with Rasch Models held at the...

  • Dream2Play session in colloratorium

    Posted on February 17, 2018

    The LLITUP research unit commenced the 2018 ‘one-thousand-and one challenge’ series with the first of their Dream2-sessions in the Collaboratorium. These sessions will be scheduled throughout 2018 and will include Dream2Play; Dream2Learn; and Dream2Research. The aim of these...

  • Dr Surette van Staden appointed as Acting Director of CEA

    Posted on February 17, 2018

    Dr Surette van Staden was appointed as Acting Director of the Centre for Evaluation and Assessment. She is a senior lecturer in the Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education.

  • Dr Grietjie Haupt promoted to Senior Lecturer

    Posted on January 31, 2018

    Dr Grietjie Haupt was promoted to Senior Lecturer in the Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education. She is recognised as an expert and innovative teacher.

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