College of Education | |
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School of Teacher Education | |

Department: Mathematics Education | |

Lecturer | |

Tel: | 012 429 8582 |

E-mail: | emachamf@unisa.ac.za |

- Doctoral degree in Mathematics Education - Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), 2014
- Master’s degree in Education from Tshwane University of Technology, 2003
- B. Tech in Educational Management, Tshwane University of Technology, 1999
- B. Tech in Natural Science (Mathematics & Physics) also from TUT, 2000
- BSc (Hons) (Mathematics Education) from Wits University, 2005

- The use of real-life context in the learning of Mathematics
- Relationship between Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy

- Machaba, F. (2016). The concepts of area and perimeter: Insights and misconceptions of Grade 10 Learners.
*Pythagoras*,*37*(1), 1-11 a304. http://dx.doi. org/10.4102/Pythagoras. v37i1.304 –**ISSN : 2223-7895*** - Machaba F& Mwakapenda W 2016c. Learners’ approaches to solving a mathematical task: does specialisation matter? Africa Education Review: 13 3-4, 172-190:
**172–190.****ISSN: 1814-6627 *** - Machaba F. & Mwakapenda, W. (2017). Implications on differences and similarities of mathematics and mathematical literacy. International Journal of Educational Sciences (IJES)
**ISSN: 0975-1122**

- Best Honours research award in mathematics education from Wits University.

- A Member of Association for Mathematics Education in South Africa ( AMESA)
- A Member of Southern African Association for research in Mathematics, Science and Technology (SAARMSTE)
- Reviewer of AMESA, SAARMSTE conference papers

- External moderator – Tshwane University of Technology
- External examiner for Post Graduate students- Tshwane University of Technology
- Independent subject specialist of Independent schools for UMALUSI.

- Mathematics Teaching and Learning Intervention Progranme (MTLIP) – Team member
- Mathematics Instruction in Sub-Saharan African countries (MTPTD) – Team member
- Developing Mathematics Teaching Proficient Teachers (DMTPT) – Team member
- FIRSTMATHS project – co –coordinator

- Machaba, F. (2016). A teacher and her Grade 10 Learners’ understanding about the teaching and learning of Mathematical Literacy. In B. Goba & J. Naidoo (Ed). Proceedings of the 22th Annual National Congress of the Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa, Reclaiming our African pride through mathematics teaching, Mpumalanga, (pp. 286- 300). Tshwane University of Technology, 27 June – 01 July 2016.
**ISBN: 978-0-620-71520-1***. - Machaba, F; & Makgakga S.(2016). Grade 9 learner’s understanding of the concept of equal sign. In: J Kriek, B Bantwini, C Ochonogor, J Dhlamini, L Gooses. (Eds). ISTE Conference on Mathematics, Science and Technology. Education: Towards effective Teaching and meaningful learning Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, Mopani Camp in Kruger National Park, University of South Africa. (pp. 149–160). 23 – 28 October 2017
**ISBN 978-1-86888-907-5*** - Machaba, F & Mphuthi, G (2016). Grade 9 learners’ conceptions of algebraic expression: A Case study of one of the schools in Mt Ayliff District. In: J Kriek, B Bantwini, C Ochonogor, J Dhlamini,L Gooses. (Eds). ISTE Conference on Mathematics, Science and Technology. Education: Towards effective Teaching and meaningful learning Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, Mopani Camp in Kruger National Park, University of South Africa. (pp. 149–160). 23 – 28 October 2017
**ISBN 978-1-86888-907-5*** - Mphuthi, G, & Machaba,F (2016). Grade 9 learners’ conceptions of algebraic expression: A Case study of one of the schools in Mt Ayliff District. In: J Kriek, B Bantwini, C Ochonogor, J Dhlamini,L Gooses. (Eds). ISTE Conference on Mathematics, Science and Technology. Education: Towardeffective Teaching and meaningful learning Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, Mopani Camp in Kruger National Park, University of South Africa. (pp. 149–160). 23 – 28 October 2017
**ISBN 978-1-86888-907-5***

- Machaba, F., & Mwakapenda.W (2015). Teachers’ views on mathematics and mathematical literacy tasks. In M. Satsope, B. Chigonga & K. Masha (Eds). Proceeding of the 21th AMESA Annual conference, Limpopo, (pp. 334- 337). University of Limpopo, 29 June – 3 July 2015.:
**ISBN: 978-0-620-66616-9.*** - Machaba, F., & Mwakapenda.W (2015). Teachers’ views on mathematics and mathematical literacy tasks. In M. Satsope, B. Chigonga & K. Masha (Eds). Proceeding of the 21th AMESA Annual conference, Limpopo, (pp. 334- 337). University of Limpopo, 29 June – 3 July 2015.:
**ISBN: 978-0-620-66616-9.*** - Machaba, F. (2007). Learning mathematics through intergration with context that draw on learners Everyday experiences both in M and ML: a pilot study. In M. Setati, N. Chitera & A. Essien(Eds). Proceedings of the 13th Annual National Congress of the Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa, (pp. 207 – 220). White River Mpumalanga, 2 – 6 July 2007:
**ISBN: 978 – 0 – 62038906-8**

- Machaba F (2016). Subject specialists’ views on the praxis of Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy in the Secondary Schools: In: S McKinney, P Gray, MA Makgopa, SK Sharma, S Pahi, D Jackson-Sillah, S Vallipuram, R Kuamr (Eds.) Papers presented at the 2016 LSME International Conferences on Responsible Research in Education and Management and its Impact: London school of Management Education, pp. 235–262.
**ISBN 978-0-9931224-2-2***

- Machaba, F., & Mwakapenda W (2014). Grade 11 learners’ responses to Tasks in Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy. In P. Webb, M. Grace, & L. Webb (Eds). Proceeding of the 22
^{nd}Annual Conference of SAARMSTE, (pp. 65 – 77). Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, 13 – 16 January 2014.**(ISBN: 978-0-9869800-8-4)*.**

- Machaba, F., & Mwakapenda, W. (2016). Facilitator’s views on the implementation of Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy. In W. Mwakapenda, T. Sedumedi & M. Makgato (Eds). Proceedings of the 24
^{th}annual conference of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology (pp.190). Tshwane University of Technology, Arts Campus, Pretoria, South Africa, 12 January – 15 January 2016. 978-0-9922269-2-3.

- Machaba, F., & Mwakapenda (2013). A Textual analysis of Grade 11 learners’ responses to Tasks in Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy. In D. Nampota & M. Kazima (Eds). Proceedings of the 20th Annual conference of the SAARMSTE, (pp. 147-156). Lilongwe Malawi, 16-19 January
**(ISBN: 978-0-9869800-4-6)*.**

- Machaba, F., & Mwakapenda W (2012). Context in Mathematics Education: Methodologies, Parallels and Intra-Perspective. In T. Mamiala & F. Kwayise (Eds). Proceedings of the 19th Annual conference of the SAARMSTE, (pp. 65 – 77). North West University, Mafikeng, 18-21 January
**(ISBN: 978-0-9869800-0-8)*.**

- Machaba , F. ( 2005). Insights and Misconceptions of Grade 10 Learners in a south African school (Soshanguve). In C. Kasanda, L. Muhammed, S. Akpo & E. Ngololo (Eds). Proceedings of the 13th Annual conference of the SAARMSTE, (pp. 435 – 439). Namibia, 9-12 January.
**ISBN:081-127 3704**

- Modzuka, C.; Machaba, F., Long. C., & Howie, S. (2016). A jump from results to inferences about schooling: Analysis of Grade 6 Mathematics. In W. Mwakapenda, T. Sedumedi & M. Makgato(Eds). Proceedings of the 24
^{th}annual conference of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology (pp. 83-84). Tshwane University of Technology, Arts Campus, Pretoria, South Africa.**978-0-9922269-2-3.**

- Machaba, F., Phiri, L., Ndlovu, W., & Mwakapenda, W. (2016). Literacy, reading and experiences in Mathematics: A discussion on mathematical discourses. In W. Mwakapenda, T. Sedumedi & M. Makgato (Eds). Proceedings of the 24
^{th}annual conference of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology (pp. 83-84). Tshwane University of Technology, Arts Campus, Pretoria, South Africa.**978-0-9922269-2-3.**

- Machaba, F. (2007). Learning mathematics through intergration with context that draw on learners Every day experiences both in M and ML: a pilot study. In M. Setati, N. Chitera & A. Essien(Eds). Proceedings of the 13th Annual National Congress of the Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa, (pp. 207 – 220). White River Mpumalanga, 2 – 6 July 2007:
**ISBN: 978 – 0 – 62038906-8**

- Machaba, F. (2014).Teachers and Facilitators’ views on solving Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy tasks. Unpublished doctoral thesis, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa.
- Machaba, F. (2003). Challenges facing Grade 5 educators in the implementation of curriculum 2005 in Primary schools of the Soshanguve South Cluste
*r*. Unpublished Masters’ dissertation, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa. - Machaba, F. (2005). Insights and misconceptions that grade 10 learners in one school in Soshanguve have with the concepts of area and perimeter
*.*Unpublished Research project, Bsc (hons) University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.