Department of Adult Basic Education

Prof M Motseke

College of Education
School of Educational Studies
Department: Adult Basic Education
Associate Professor
Tel: 012 481 2867
E-mail: motsemj@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • MEd (Psychology of Education) (UNISA)
  • PhD (Psychology of Education) (Vista University)

Currently teaching

  • Lecturing
    • Management of Institutions(LMSSAES) (Postgraduate Diploma level)
  • Supervision
    • MEd
    • PhD 

Books

  • Praxis towards sustainable empowering learning environments in South Africa, published by NASPERS in October 2010, I wrote CHAPTER ELEVEN, and the title thereof is: Why is OBE failing in the township schools of the Free State Goldfields?

Journal articles

  • Perceived Learner School Citizenship Behaviours in a Sample of Historically Disadvantaged Primary Schools. Published in Journal of Psychology in Africa, Volume 23(1), pages 129 – 134 (2013).
  • Stressors of township secondary school teachers: a management issue. Published in Journal of Psychology, Volume 4 (1), pages 19 – 24 (2013).
  • Reasons for the slow completion of Masters and Doctoral degrees by adult learners in a South African township. Published in Australian Journal of Adult Learning, Volume 56(3), pages 423 – 440 (2016).
  • OBE: Implementation problems in the black townships of South Africa. Published in Interim, volume 4 (2) (2006), pages 113 – 121.
  • The relationship between stress and personal circumstances of township secondary school educators. Published in Interim, Volume 4 (2) (2006), pages 122 – 129.
  • Why OBE is failing in the township schools of the Free State Goldfields? Published in Interim, Volume 5 (2) (2008), pages 98 – 102.
  • Learner discipline after corporal punishment in the township primary schools. Published in Interim, Volume 7 (2) (2010), pages 72 – 76.
  • Stressors of township secondary school teachers: a management issue. Published in Interim, Volume 11 (1) (2012), pages 73 – 83.

Paper presentations

  • ICERI2010 International Conference, Madrid, Spain. Title of paper: Factors contributing to high failure rate among Form E learners in Hlotse, in Lesotho (oral presentation), 15th -17th November 2010.
  • ICERI2010 International Conference, Madrid, Spain. Title of paper: The relationship between stress and personal circumstances of township secondary school (poster presentation), 15th -17th November 2010.
  • INTED2011 International Conference, Valencia, Spain. Title of paper: Learner discipline after corporal punishment in the South African township primary schools (oral presentation), 7th- 9th March 2011.
  • CICE 2013 Conference, Toronto, Canada. Title of paper: The role of parents in promoting good learner behaviour in the South African township schools.
  • EDULEARN16. Barcelona. Spain. Title of paper: The involvement of parents in learner discipline. 04 – 06 July 2016.
  • North-West University Inaugural Conference, Potchefstroom. Title of Paper: Why OBE fails in the townships schools of the Free State Province (oral presentation), August 2009.
  • DETA 2011 Conference, Maputo, Mozambique. Title of paper: The influence of personal and environmental factors on the stress situation of township school teachers (oral presentation), 2nd – 5th August 2011.
  • SASE 2012 Conference, Masvingo, Zimbabwe. Title of paper: Reasons for the slow completion rate of masters and doctoral students at a South African University of Technology 
  • DETA 2013 Conference, Nairobi, Kenya. Title of paper: The banning of corporal punishment in South African township schools:  problem or solution? 29 July – 1 Aug 2013.
  • EASA 2012 Conference, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Title of paper: Stressors of township secondary school teachers: a management issue. 17th -20th January 2012.
  • SASE 2013 Conference, Mafikeng, South Africa. Title of Pare: The impact of physical environment on the stress situation of African teachers. 26-28 September 2013.
  • Sustainable Learning Environments and Social Justice (SULE) 2013 Conference, Bloemfontein. Conflict and conflict management in the township secondary schools. 29-31 October 2013.
  • South Africa International Conference on Education (SAICE) 2015 Conference, Pretoria, South Africa. Title of paper: The influence of township schooling on the adult learners’ rate of completing the M & D degrees. 21 – 23 September 2015.
  • EASA2016. Perceptions of teachers on the role of non-work related factors on their stress situation. Cape Town, South Africa. 17 – 20 January 2016.
  • International conference on adult and continuing education (ICACE). Pretoria. South Africa. Title of paper: Uncommitted parents: a drawback for the functioning of township schools. 28 – 29 April 2016.
  • International Society for Teacher Education conference (ISfTE 2016). Kruger National Park, South Africa. Title of paper: Managing ill-discipline in the township schools: a nightmare for teachers. 17 – 22 April 2016.
  • International Society for Teacher Education conference (ISfTE 2016). Kruger National Park, South Africa. Title of paper: Title of paper: Causes of conflict among teachers in the township secondary schools. 17 – 22 April 2016.

Other

  • Externally examined 4 PhD theses and 18 MEd dissertations from the following Universities: North-West, Johannesburg, Free State, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan and the University of South Africa (UNISA).
  • Externally moderated question papers at BEd level for the Universities of the Free State and North-West.