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  • Prof Maree is helping people find their life purpose

    Posted on September 08, 2016

    Deriving inspiration out of his own childhood experiences, Prof. Kobus Maree committed his life’s work to helping people of all kinds and classes to find their life purposes. As a result, he has become a world-renowned researcher and educational psychologist, cited by acclaimed researchers...

  • Education Library Celebrates Casual Day

    Posted on September 02, 2016

    The Education Library celebrates Casual Day to support people with disabilities.

  • Faculty of Education proudly awarded several degrees at Spring Graduation ceremony

    Posted on September 02, 2016

    On 31 August 2016 the Faculty of Education awarded eight Doctoral degrees; 19 Master’s degrees; more than 300 Honours degrees (Distance Education); 23 Bachelor degrees as well as 37 Advanced Certificates in Education. The ceremony took place in the Rembrandt Hall at the LC de Villiers...

  • Dr Surette van Staden applauded for research

    Posted on August 30, 2016

    Dr Surette van Staden senior lecturer in the Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education was acknowledged for her Y-rating by the NRF for the research she does at the annual Academic Achievement function.

  • Academic Achiever Award for Prof Liesel Ebersöhn

    Posted on August 29, 2016

    Prof Liesel Ebersöhn, Director of the Centre for the Study of Resilience and professor in the Department of Educational Psychology was awarded one of the eight Exceptional Academic Achievers Awards made at a Gala Dinner in March. This Academic Achievers Award function is one of the highlights on...

  • The staff in the Faculty of Education welcomed Prof Chika Sehoole as Dean of the Faculty

    Posted on August 25, 2016

    The staff in the Faculty of Education welcomed Prof Chika Sehoole as Dean of the Faculty

  • Why career counselling is more valuable now than ever before

    Posted on August 15, 2016

    The Conversation Africa's education editor Natasha Joseph, recently asked Professor Kobus Maree of the Department of Educational Psychology to explain how career counselling has changed and why it is so important.

  • Science Communication in the spotlight at UP

    Posted on July 21, 2016

    The University recently launched Research Matters, an exciting new website that showcases and highlights some of its research and innovation output and emphasises the impact of this work in South Africa, Africa and globally.

  • Improving the lives of families affected by HIV

    Posted on July 13, 2016

    Prof Maretha Visser of the Department of Psychology collaborated on the development of a family strengthening and HIV prevention programme for adolescents and caregivers, which aims to improve the relationships and mental health of, and reduce HIV risk among, adolescents affected and orphaned by...

  • Great honour for dynamic young researcher

    Posted on June 09, 2016

    Ms Kgadi Mathabathe from the Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education was chosen by the Embassy of the United States to participate in the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.

  • Faculty of Education bids farewell to Prof Irma Eloff

    Posted on June 07, 2016

    On Monday, 23 May 2016, the University of Pretoria bid farewell to Prof Irma Eloff, Dean of the Faculty of Education, whose term came to an end on 31 May.

  • New Dean appointed in Faculty of Education

    Posted on June 01, 2016

    Prof Chika Sehoole has been appointed as the new Dean of the Faculty of Education as from 1 June 2016.

  • Faculty of Education awards 496 degrees

    Posted on May 25, 2016

    The Faculty of Education held its graduation on 12 April 2016. The Faculty has an impressive 496 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

  • Academic elected as Deputy Chair of SAQA

    Posted on May 05, 2016

    In February 2016, the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande appointed Prof Sarah Howie, Director of the Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) onto the Board of the South African Qualifications Authority

  • More than 600 Education students awarded degrees and certificates

    Posted on May 04, 2016

    The second part of the Faculty of Education’s Autumn Graduation was held on 22 April 2016. 398 degrees and 195 certificates were awarded to students.

  • Visit by Director and Associate Lecturer of CICE, at the Centre for Japanese Studies

    Posted on May 03, 2016

    Between 20 and 23 April 2016, Professor Kazuhiro Yoshida and Professor Tatsuya Kusakabe, from the Centre for the Study of International Cooperation in Education at Hiroshima University in Japan, visited the Centre for Japanese Studies at the University of Pretoria.

  • Visually impaired Tuks athlete graduates with MA degree

    Posted on April 18, 2016

    'Perseverance overcomes failure and turns the extraordinary achievement into great success.' These words certainly apply to Carley Lomax, a visually impaired student at the University of Pretoria (UP), who graduated with an MA degree in Recreation and Sport Management at the University's Autumn...

  • Great honour for young and dynamic researcher

    Posted on April 06, 2016

    UP researcher, Ms Kgadi Mathabathe, has been chosen by the Embassy of the United States to participate in the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.

  • Appointment of a new dean in the Faculty of Education

    Posted on March 29, 2016

    The University is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof Molatlhegi Trevor (Chika) Sehoole as Dean of the Faculty of Education with effect from 1 June 2016.

  • Teacher training for learning equity

    Posted on March 14, 2016

    Prof Irma Eloff, Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria, gave a lecture titled 'Teacher education as an enabler for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals' at a symposium on the topic 'Reframing teacher education for learning equity' held at the University of...

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