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...
Laura McCloskey appointed as Fulbright scholar in Faculty of Education
Posted on February 08, 2016
Prof Laura McCloskey was recently appointed as Fulbright scholar in the Faculty of Education.
Teachers are key to solving SA schools' maths woes
Posted on February 01, 2016
Dr Sonja van Putten from UP's Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, says that SA's poor rankings in terms of mathematics education is largely due to a shortage of specialist mathematics teachers.
Head for Department of Early Childhood Education
Posted on January 29, 2016
Prof Ina Joubert was appointed as Head of the Department as from
1 February 2016.
Learning today...leading tomorrow
Posted on October 14, 2015
The University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Education held its annual Research Indaba at the Groenkloof Campus Auditorium on 9 October 2015, with the theme, ‘Learning today...leading tomorrow’.
International visit strengthens action research ties
Posted on September 20, 2015
Prof Pieter du Toit embarked on an international scholarly trip to share his expertise and to further expand his research network.
UP research examines the importance of reading
Posted on September 16, 2015
Dr Surette van Staden is an active researcher in education who, in her most recent research, examined literacy achievement among primary school learners in South Africa.
‘We never stop learning’ — Simone Vasques, exchange student to Fordham University
Posted on September 10, 2015
Six postgraduate students from the Faculty of Education embarked on an exciting mission from the end of May to the middle of July 2015.
Educational leadership and leadership learning in South African schools
Posted on September 09, 2015
Mr Eric Eberlein from UP's Faculty of Education is examining the experiences of master’s students in respect of leadership learning and how this learning translates into their roles as leaders in South African schools.
Minister appoints psychologist to professional board
Posted on September 11, 2015
Prof Carien Lubbe-De Beer from the Department of Educational Psychology in the Faculty of Education at UP was recently appointed by the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, to the Professional Board for Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
Pretoria and Alberta strengthen collaboration on work-integrated learning for teachers
Posted on September 07, 2015
Dr LD Beukes visited the University of Alberta to strengthen existing collaborative ties and explore new avenues of partnership between the two universities.
Faculty of Education confers nearly 500 degrees at spring graduation ceremony
Posted on September 07, 2015
The Faculty of Education awarded ten doctoral degrees and 23 master’s degrees at the recent spring graduation ceremony in September. A further 377 honours degrees, one postgraduate certificate in higher education, 21 bachelor of education degrees and 45 advanced certificates in education...
Research on 'Children who kill' presented at international conference
Posted on August 28, 2015
Ms Melanie Moen, a lecturer and PhD student in the Department of Early Childhood Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria (UP), presented a part of her doctorate research, namely an in-depth analysis of children who commit family member murder, at an international...
Resilience in young children affected by HIV and AIDS explored
Posted on August 26, 2015
An article discussing resilience in young children affected by maternal HIV and AIDS has been published in the August 2015 edition of African Journal of AIDS Research.
Educationists reflect on the future of education in Africa at DETA Conference
Posted on August 19, 2015
The University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Education was well represented at the recent Distance Education and Teacher Education in Africa (DETA) 2015 Conference.