Department of History

Ms Henriette Lubbe

College of Human Sciences
School of Humanities
Department: History
Tel: 012 429 6851
Fax: 012 429 3221


  • BA/BA (Hons) - University of Stellenbosch, 1976)
  • MA  (Unisa, 1991)

Fields of academic interests

  • Continuing professional development for teachers
  • Community engagement
  • 20th century South African History

Field of Specialisation

  • Participative community-engaged research
  • History of education
  • Voting behaviour

Journal articles

  • ‘Life on the Fringes: The role of the Unisa Short Course in School History Enrichment in Empowering Teachers’, Historia, 55 (1), 2010, pp.125-140.
  • ‘The Value of Open Distance Learning (ODL) in Assisting History Teachers with Heritage Investigation’, Yesterday & Today, 5, 2010, pp.51-70.
  • ‘Researching and developing the emotional intelligence of History teachers in the Lejweleputswa District, Free State (South Africa)’, Yesterday & Today, 8, 2012, pp 47-61.
  • ‘Stress management and History skills training for History teachers in the Lejweleputswa District, Free State Province’ (Research Report), Yesterday & Today, 9, 2013, pp 133-137

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Deputy Chairperson (SA Society for History Teaching)
  • Review Editor, African Historical Review


  • Skills development for History teachers in the Free State, Limpopo and  North-West Province
  • Skills training for History Education students, University of North-West