College of Education

UNESCO Chair on ODL to host inaugural conference

Themed 'Galvanising ODL research', a conference to be hosted by Unisa later this month will bring together ODL practitioners, advanced researchers and young and emergent scholars to share ideas on critical ODL matters. Read more

CEDU research excellence lauded by journal

The highly regarded Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management has recognised the research excellence of the College of Education’s Dr Noma Madikizela-Madiya with a Best Article Award. Read more

Researcher has a powerful picture of the future of education

The time has come for an education revolution, says Prof Lindelani Mnguni, who is determined to transform society through education. Read more

Improve teacher education

As a service provider, Unisa trains 52% of SA teachers. Unisa's Prof Elize du Plessis believes that the quality of courses needs to be bettered to assist student teachers in becoming competent and reflective practitioners. Read more

Help deprived learners

With extra coaching supplemented by a study camp event a fortnight before the final examination, matrics can receive guidance through cognitive engagement with subject content, supplemented by physical and emotional support, says Unisa's Prof Hettie van der Merwe. Read more

Re-centring African languages

In her inaugural lecture, Prof Vivian Manyike argues for the equalisation and shared use of languages in higher education in order to improve the quality of teaching and learning in South Africa. Read more

Unisa to tutor 72 000 teachers in new school subject

The university will partner with the DBE by making available its 24 ICT laboratories throughout the country to train educators in coding. Read more

Unisa Giyani Service Centre open day a hit with locals

"The opportunity to speak to someone face-to-face about the different academic programmes and what they involve is absolutely vital to making the best study choices." Read more

Tateni success story continues

Tateni, a community engagement project in the Department of Psychology of Education, recently hosted an out-of-school youth and new matric student workshop at the Vlakfontein Secondary School in Mamelodi. Read more

The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher

“I am where I am because I had good teachers.” Buti Manamela, the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, was speaking at a Unisa celebration to mark annual UN World Teachers’ Day. Read more