Department of Curriculum and Instructional Studies

Prof S Schoeman

College of Education
School of Teacher Education
Department: Curriculum and Instructional Studies
Professor
Tel: 012 429 4503
E-mail: schoes@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

BA (cum laude), PGCE (cum laude), BEd, MEd, DEd

Fields of academic interests

Research interests:

Teacher education, gender and education, citizenship education, pastoral care and history and instructional studies

Field of Specialisation

Teacher education, social justice (gender and citizenship) and instructional studies

Journal articles

Publications:

Most influential research outputs

  • Schoeman S 1999 Tranforming education in South Africa: lessons from the Mozambican experience. Africanus: Journal of Development Administration, 29(1): 33-44.
  • Schoeman S 2000 Charting a course: teaching Citizenship Education within the Human and Social Sciences learning area. South African Journal of Education, 20(3): 119-137.
  • Schoeman S 2002 Education for citizenship in South African public schools: what and how? In: Buthelezi S and Le Roux E (eds.) South Africa since 1994: lessons and prospects. Pretoria: Africa Institute of South Africa: 349-371.
  • Schoeman S 2002 The School with the Bible. From meaningless to meaningful citizenship education in South Africa. Koers, 67(4): 180-186.
  • Schoeman S 2003 Democracy’s next generation – education for citizenship in South African public schools. Educare, 32(1&2): 36-60.
  • Schoeman S 2005 Educating Democratic Minds in South African Public Schools: African Teachers’ Perceptions of Good Citizenship. Journal of Negro Education, 74(1): 275-286.
  • Schoeman S 2006 A blueprint for democratic citizenship education in South African public schools: African teachers’ perceptions of good citizenship.  South African Journal of Education, 26(1): 129-142.
  • Schoeman S 2009 The representation of women in a sample of post-1994 school History textbooks. South African Journal of Education, 29(4): 541-556.    
  • Fardon  JVV  and Schoeman S   2010 A feminist post-structuralist analysis of an exemplar South African school History text. South African Journal of Education, 30(2): 307-323.
  • Schoeman S and Mabunda PL 2012 Teaching practice and the personal and socio-professional development of prospective teachers. South African Journal of Education, 32(3): 240-254. Article translated into Mandarin in April 2014 with copyright permission from the South African Journal of Education.
  • Schoeman S 2015 Towards a whole-school approach to the pastoral care module in a Postgraduate Certificate of Education programme: a South African experience. European Journal of Teacher Education, 38(1): 119-134.
  • Fardon J and Schoeman S 2015  FEMINIST POST-STRUCTURALISM, CRITICAL MEDIA EDUCATION AND SCHOOL HISTORY SOURCES. A South African Experience of Deconstruction and Reconstitution. Campaign, Illinois: Common Ground Publishing.

Journal articles:  41
Books and book chapters for the subject specialist: 4
Refereed conference outputs: 2
Reviews: 6

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Assistant editor of the DHET accredited journal, Yesterday&Today
  • 2015 Women’s Price for Excellence in Research 

Projects

Community engagement project:

Moditela Secondary School in Hammanskraal

Other

Post-graduate supervision:

Completed MEd (research) and DEd degrees: 5 and 7 respectively