Department of Curriculum and Instructional Studies

Prof TI Mogashoa

College of Education
School of Teacher Education
Department: Curriculum and Instructional Studies
Associate Professor
Tel: 012 429 4775
Fax: 086 636 9241
E-mail: mogasti@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • Senior Primary Teachers Diploma: Mamokgalake Chuene College of Education
  • BA: University of South Africa
  • BEd: University of South Africa
  • MEd (Curriculum Studies): University of South Africa
  • DEd (Curriculum Studies): University of South Africa

Fields of academic interests

Research interests

  • Curriculum implementation and management
  • Assessment
  • Open distance and e-Learning
  • Teaching of English as First Additional Language
  • Teaching practice

Field of Specialisation

Field of specialisation

  • Curriculum Studies
  • Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement
  • Language in Education Policy
  • English as First Additional Language

Books

Refereed Conference Proceedings:

  • Mogashoa, T.I. 2013: South African Education Research Association (SAERA) Educational Research in South Africa: Practices and Perspectives 27-31 January 2013. The experiences of Adult Learning Centre educators in implementing outcomes-based assessment. pp. 163-178. ISBN: 978 0 19 599660 9.
  • Mogashoa, T.I. 2013. 1st International Symposium on Education and Teacher Education Worldwide, current reforms, problems and challenges 28-30 May 2013. Teaching and learning policies in South African schools in the new democratic dispensation: A critical discourse analysis. pp. 49-57. ISBN: 978-960-87898-8-3.
  • Mogashoa, T.I. 2013. 1st International Symposium on Education and Teacher Education Worldwide, current reforms, problems and challenges 28-30 May 2013. Teachers as assessors: A case study of Gauteng Province (Republic of South Africa). pp. 175-182.  ISBN: 978-960-87898-8-3.
  • Mogashoa, T.I. and Maila, M.W. 2013. The 40th Annual International Conference of the Southern African Society for Education: Building Sustainable Education futures for the Southern African Sub-continent 26-28 September 2013. Teaching and learning policies in South African schools in the new democratic dispensation: A critical discourse analysis. Vol. 1. pp. 481-497. ISBN: 978-1-86822-635-1.

Journal articles

    • Mogashoa, T.I. 2014. Teachers’ experiences of implementing the National Curriculum Statement: A case study of the Mpumalanga Province. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 5 No: 1, January 2014. ISSN: 2039-2117 (online); 2039-9340 (print).
    • Mogashoa, T.I. 2014. The impact of language of learning and teaching in primary schools: A case study of the Gauteng Province (Republic of South Africa). Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 5 No: 1, January 2014. ISSN: 2039-2117 (online); 2039-9340 (print).
    • Mogashoa, T.I. 2014. An investigation of teachers’ needs for successful implementation of teaching and learning policies. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 5 No: 9, May 2014. ISSN: 2039-2117 (online); 2039-9340 (print).
    • Mogashoa, T.I. 2014. An identification of the kind of training or professional development typically offered to the teachers. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 5 No: 9, May 2014. ISSN: 2039-2117 (online); 2039-9340 (print).
    • Mogashoa, T.I. 2014. An Exploratory Perspective into the Challenges Caused by Diversity in Teaching and Learning: A Case Study of the Tshwane West District of the Gauteng Department of Education. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 5 No: 23, November 2014. ISSN: 2039-2117 (online); 2039-9340 (print). Pp 2103-2109.
    • Mogashoa, T.I. 2014. A Critical Review of the Concepts Associated with Women Entrepreneurs in Rural Areas. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 5 No: 23, November 2014. ISSN: 2039-2117 (online); 2039-9340 (print). Pp 2263-2268.Mogashoa, T.I. 2014. Understanding Critical Discourse Analysis in Qualitative Research. International Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Education. Vol. 1 No. 7. July 2014. ISSN: 2349-0381(online); 2349-0373 (print). Pp 104-113.Mogashoa, T.I. 2014. Evaluation of Teachers’ Understanding of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements in Selected Primary Schools in the Gauteng Province (Republic of South Africa). Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 11 No. 2. July 2014. ISSN: 1993-6052 (online); 1683-8831 (print). Pp 53-56.Mogashoa, T.I. 2014. Determining Strategies that Teachers Employ in Order to Improve Learners’ Skills and Competencies in Learning Effectively. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 11 No. 2. July 2014. ISSN: 1993-6052 (online); 1683-8831 (print). Pp 57-61.Mogashoa, T.I. 2014. Applicability of Constructivist Theory in Qualitative Educational Research. American International Journal of Contemporary Research. Vol. 4 No.7. July 2014. ISSN: 2162-142X (online); 2162-139X (print). Pp 51-59.
    • Rivombo, A.M and Mogashoa, T.I. 2014. An Evaluation of the Elements of Diversity in Teaching and Learning in Adult Basic Education and Training Centers. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science. Vol. 4 No.9. July 2014. ISSN: 2221-0989 (online); 2220-8488 (print). Pp 187-192
    • Phungwayo, L.G and Mogashoa, T.I. 2014. The Role of Entrepreneurship on the Socio-Economic Development of Rural Women: A Case Study of Kwa-Mhlanga in the Mpumalanga Province (Republic of South Africa). International Journal of Business and Social Science. Vol. 5 No.9. August 2014. ISSN: 2219-6021 (online); 2219-1933 (print). Pp 71-77.
    • Mogashoa, T.I. 2013. The experiences of Adult Learning Centre educators in implementing outcomes-based assessment. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 4 No: 13, November 2013. ISSN: 2039-2117 (online); 2039-9340 (print).
    • Mogashoa, T.I. 2013. Teachers as assessors: A case study of the Gauteng Province (Republic of South Africa). Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 4 No: 13, November 2013. ISSN: 2039-2117 (online); 2039-9340 (print).
    • Mogashoa, T.I. 2013. The role of members of School Management Teams in curriculum implementation and management: A case study of selected schools in the Gauteng Province (Republic of South Africa). Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 4 No: 13, November 2013. ISSN: 2039-2117 (online); 2039-9340 (print).
    • Mogashoa, T.I. 2013. Evaluation of teachers’ knowledge of the new teaching, learning and assessment methodologies in selected primary schools. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 4 No: 13, November 2013. ISSN: 2039-2117 (online); 2039-9340 (print). 

    Paper presentations

    International papers presented:

    • Mogashoa, T.I. 4th Annual Teacher Education at a Distance Conference 5-7 October 2010. The role of Adult learning centre educators in implementing outcomes- based assessment.
    • Mogashoa, T.I. Kenton conference on education 3-6 November 2011. Educators’ experiences of implementing the National Curriculum Statement:  A case study of Mpumalanga Province.
    • Mogashoa, T.I. Hawaii International conference on education 5-8 January 2012. Educators’ experiences of implementing the National Curriculum Statement.
      Mogashoa, T.I. South African Education Research Association (SAERA) Educational Research in South Africa: Practices and Perspectives 27-31 January 2013. The experiences of Adult Learning Centre educators in implementing outcomes-based assessment.
    • Mogashoa, T.I. 1st International Symposium on Education and Teacher Education Worldwide, current reforms, problems and challenges 28-30 May 2013. Teaching and learning policies in South African schools in the new democratic dispensation: A critical discourse analysis.
    • Mogashoa, T.I. 1st International Symposium on Education and Teacher Education Worldwide, current reforms, problems and challenges 28-30 May 2013. Teachers as assessors: A case study of the Gauteng Province (Republic of South Africa).
    • Mogashoa, T.I. Education for sustainable development in Africa, challenges and prospects for next decade 10-12 July 2013. The role of School Management Teams in curriculum implementation and management: A case study of selected schools in the Gauteng Province (Republic of South Africa).
    • Mogashoa, T.I. and Maila, M.W. The 40th Annual International Conference of the Southern African Society for Education 26-28 September 2013. Teaching and learning policies in South African schools in the new democratic dispensation: A critical discourse analysis.
    • Mogashoa, T.I. Curriculum Reform and Transformation Conference 16-17 October 2013: Realities, Possibilities and Uncertainties.  The role of School Management Teams in curriculum implementation and management: A case study of selected schools in the Gauteng Province (Republic of South Africa).
    • Mogashoa, T.I. Hong Kong International Symposium on Education, Psychology and Society 19-21 December 2013. The impact of language of learning and teaching in primary schools: A case study of the Gauteng Province (Republic of South Africa).
    • Mogashoa, T.I. Teacher Education at a Distance Conference 8-11 April 2014. Teachers as assessors: A case study of the Gauteng Province (Republic of South Africa).
    • Mogashoa, T.I. Comparative Education Society in Europe’s XXVI Conference 10-13 June 2014 (Freiburg/Germany). Evaluation of teachers’ understanding of the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statements in selected primary schools in the Gauteng Province (Republic of South Africa).  
    • Mogashoa, T.I. and Rivombo, A.M. 2nd International Conference on Teaching Practice in Education 26-28 August 2014. An evaluation of the element of diversity in teaching and learning in Adult Basic Education and Training Centres.
    • Mogashoa, T.I. and Phungwayo, L.G. 2nd International Conference on Teaching Practice in Education 26-28 August 2014. The role of entrepreneurship on the socio-economic development of rural women: A case study of Kwa-Mhlanga in the Mpumalanga Province (Republic of South Africa).

    Professional positions, fellowships & awards

    • Head of Department (Social Sciences): 1988-1995
    • School Principal: 1996-1999
    • Teacher Educator (Read Educational Trust): 2000-2004
    • Senior Education Specialist (Department of Education): 2005-2010
    • Senior Lecturer (University of South Africa): 2010 to date.

    Projects

    • Adopt a School Project in Lephalale (Limpopo Province)
    • 500 Schools Project