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  • TAU/SoTL Seminar

    Posted on October 15, 2019

    Today’s students are technology intelligent students and their use of technology and mobile devices is ubiquitous

  • University of Pretoria star athlete still shining bright

    Posted on September 03, 2019

    Mr LJ van Zyl whom last year recently graduated for his master’s degree in Humanities Education which he studied at the University of Pretoria with the Faculty of Education

  • UP academic Prof Vandeyar in the running for Standard Bank women in science award

    Posted on August 14, 2019

    With a career spanning 35 years, Professor Saloshna Vandeyar is still at the top of her game and her nomination for Standard Bank’s Top Women Awards is testament to this.

  • Gauteng launches English language teachers' association

    Posted on June 13, 2019

    English language teacher representatives of the four regions of Gauteng Department of Education (GDE), academics, DBE and GDE officials, and others vested in promoting English language teaching and learning packed the hall of Parktown Boy’s High School on 02 June 2019.

  • Inaugural address of Prof Wassermann Head of Humanities Education

    Posted on June 07, 2019

    Prof. Johan Wassermann delivered his inaugural address on 6 June 2019 in the Auditorium at the Faculty of Education, Groenkloof Campus. Prof. Wassermann’s address was titled ‘The South African state and the teaching of apartheid in school History – circa 1980-2019’

  • SoTL Grant project: Integrating Apps for language teaching through online collaboration

    Posted on May 22, 2019

    Dr Lizette de Jager from the Department of Humanities Education was selected to participate in the TAU Fellowship Programme for 2018 and 2019

  • ‘Mama I want the Black that you are’ Dean’s Concert

    Posted on April 29, 2019

    Organised by Dr Raita Steyn (Art Education) with the support of the Department of Humanities Education, a performance of the play ‘Mama I want the Black that you are’ took place at the Normal Hall on 18 April 2019 in front of an astonishing 200 spectators.

  • First swimming gala at Faculty

    Posted on April 08, 2019

    The fourth year Education students arranged a gala for the 140 first year Sport Education students.

  • Call for Papers

    Posted on March 25, 2019

    “Towards decolonising teaching and research: Perspectives and experiences in history and social sciences education” Department of Humanities Education, Faculty of Education, Groenkloof Campus University of Pretoria, South Africa 25 September 2019

  • Two books recently launched

    Posted on November 15, 2018

    Enhancing the Freedom to Flourish in Higher Education: Participation, equality and capabilities by Dr Talita Calitz from the Department of Education Management and Policy Studies, and Poetic Bodies and Corpses of War: South African Great War poetry by Dr Gerhard Genis from the Department of...

  • Wave of quality music and talented acts at the Dean’s Concert

    Posted on October 25, 2018

    The Music Education Department at the Faculty of Education, Groenkloof Campus presented the annual Dean’s Concert on the 24 October 2018.

  • I shut my eyes in order to see annual Art Exhibition

    Posted on October 25, 2018

    I shut my eyes in order to see annual Art Exhibition

  • Mr Emile Gouws Masters student on SABC 3 Realtalk

    Posted on October 12, 2018

    Mr Emile Gouws a Masters student at the department of Humanities Education interviewed on SABC 3 Realtalk

  • 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...

  • 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’.

  • 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...

  • Humanities Staff in Bergen

    Posted on July 16, 2018

    Doctor Raita Steyn and Ms Delene Human from the Department of Humanities Education, and Professor Lize Kriel from the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Pretoria recently went to the University of Bergen (UiB) in Norway to present their papers at a ‘Michaelological’...

  • 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...

  • 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.

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