Department of Adult Basic Education

Ms Van der Nest

College of Education
School of Educational Studies
Department: Adult Basic Education
Tel: 012 484 1162


  • MEd (UNISA)
  • B. Ed (Hons) (UNISA)
  • BSc (HED) (UP)

Fields of academic interests

  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Formative Assessment practices in Mathematics Education
  • Mathematics and Numeracy  skills

Field of Specialisation

  • Mathematics, Life Science Education
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Adult Learning, curriculum development


Book chapters:

  • A. van der Nest, C.Long & J. Engelbrecht (2017). The Impact of Formative assessment activities on the development of teacher agency in mathematics teachers  in  Book of Abstracts, 25th Annual Meeting of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science & Technology Education (SAARMSTE), Sun Media, Bloemfontein.


  • Assessment Enhanced Teaching and Learning (AETL)