Department of Early Childhood Education

Prof S Krog

College of Education
School of Teacher Education
Department: Early Childhood Education
Associate Professor
Tel: 012 429 4461


  • D Ed
  • M ED (Guidance and Counselling)
  • M Ed (Didactics)
  • Hons B ED (Endorsement - School Guidance and Counselling)
  • B Ed Hons (Education)
  • BA Ed 

Currently teaching

  • PRS2015  –  Music and Movement Activities
  • PCF4099  – Art and handwork, Music and Movement Activities
  • PCP408K – Music and Movement Activities
  • PST312m  – Physical Education and Sports Coaching
  • PRS2049, PFC104T  PRES304C  – Teaching practice
  • HBEDAAG – Educational Psychology
  • HBEDOPW  – Educational Psychology

Fields of academic interests

Research interests:

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Movement in Early Childhood
  • Physical Education
  • Sports Coaching
  • Drugs in sport
  • Inclusive Education 

Field of Specialisation

  • Early Childhood Education,
  • Educational Psychology,
  • Sports Coaching,
  • Physical Education 


  • Krog, S. 2012.   Movement and motor development – Life Skills.  Reception Year Teaching.  Edited Faber, R.  Pearson Publishers:  Cape Town.  p103 - 114

Journal articles

  • Lion-Cachet, S.  Parent involvement in organised sport - Educare 21(1 & 2) 1992. Journal of the Faculty of Education.
  • Fredericks CR,  Kokot, SJ & Krog S.  Using a developmental movement programme to enhance academic skills in Grade 1  learners. South African  Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation.  January 2006. 28 (1): 29 – 42.
  • Krog, S & Kruger, D.  Movement programmes as a means to learning readiness.  South African  Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation.  November  2011. 33 (1)

Paper presentations

Conference Papers

  • Krog S,  van Staden, CJS  & Ras R.   Inclusion of impaired learners in Physical Education.  Sport Science Conference.  Wits 7 - 9 October 2004. 
  • Krog, S  and Ras R.  National Union of Educators Foundation Phase.  Annual Conference 28 May 2005.  Movement Activities. 
  • Krog, S.  National Union of Educators Foundation Phase.  Annual Conference 28 May 2006.  Movement and Learning Readiness.
  • Fredericks and Krog  SASReCon South African Sport and Recreation Conference 2006.  7th - 8 th September 2006. Potchefstroom.  Is Movement the means to learning readiness?
  • Krog, S.   2006  Teaching movement activities through Distance Education, Sydney.   Move to learn Conference  November
  • Krog, S.  2010  ECDI Indaba  October 2010   Unisa  -   Importance of Movement Activities. 
  • Krog, S.  2011.  VVOS/AEYS  - Using speedstacking to enhance learning. Unisa .February.
  • Krog, S.  2011  ECDI Conference   October 2011 – Soweto – Transformation of an ECD Centre
  • Krog, S.  2011 EASA Conference – January 10  – 13 January 2011,   Beauty and the Beast.  Using speedstaking as a tool for learning readiness. 
  • Krog, S.  2011  International Conference on Research, Development and Training in Early Childhood/Foundation Phase Education. North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus South Africa. Using movement programmes to enhance academic learning.
  • Krog, S.  2011.  Conference of the 21st Century , What prospect? Teaching movement activities in early childhood education – didactical perspective.  Nigeria 21 – 25 November 2011. 
  • Krog, S.  Marais, P, Odendaal, R and Van Schalkwyk, A.  2012.  Teaching in a Dysfunctional Early Childhood Centre  EASA Conference .  16 -21 January 2012.   Sun City 
  • Krog, S.  Using movement activities in order to overcome learning difficulties.  First International ECD Conference.  9 – 11 October 2013.  Unisa.
  • Krog, S.  Speedstaking as a tool for learning readiness.    11th Hawaii International Conference. 6 – 9 January 2013.  Hawaii.
  • Krog, S & Nel, N.  The Birth of an African University Affiliated Early Childhood Centre of Excellence:  Investing in Children, Families and Communities.   11th Hawaii International Conference. 6 – 9 January 2013.  Hawaii.


Unpublished dissertations

  • D ED: Physical Education and School Sport within the Post-apartheid Educational dispensation of South Africa - Promoter Prof OJ van Schalkwyk
  • M Ed (Didactics):  Die toepassing van spel as didaktiese grondvorm by die aanbieding van Engels Tweede taal in tie junior sekondêrefase (supervisor  Dr Botha)
  • M Ed (Guidance and Counselling):  Movement programmes as  a means to learning readiness  (Supervisor Prof Krüger)