Department of Educational Leadership and Management

Prof T Netshitangani

College of Education
School of Educational Studies
Department: Educational Leadership and Management
Tel: 012 429 4261


  • DEd

Fields of academic interests

  • Educational management
  • Gender, School violence

Field of Specialisation

  • Educational management


  • Msila, V. and Netshitangani, T. (2016). Women and leadership: learning from an African philosophy, in Africanising the curriculum, Msila, V. & Gumbo, M.T. 83-95, SA: SunMedia.
  • Netshitangani, T. (2016). Teacher practices that promote school violence in Reflections on Professionalism, Pedagogy and The Theoretical Underpinnings of Teaching Practice Revisited,  Mathipa, E.R., Netshitangani, T. & Matlabe, S.M., (Edit),. New York: Nova Publishers
  • Edited Book (2017): Mathipa, E.R., Netshitangani, T. & Matlabe, S.M. (2017). Reflections on Professionalism, Pedagogy and The Theoretical Underpinnings of Teaching Practice Revisited. New York: Nova Publishers.

Journal articles

  • Netshitangani, T. (2008). Gender differences in communication styles: Its impact to managerial work of women school principals: ANZCA (Australian and New Zealand Communication Association. (Online publication)
  • Thakhathi, T. & Lemmer, E. M. 2002. Communication strategies of women principals of secondary schools: South African Journal of Education, 22(3):  193 – 197.
  • Netshitangani, T. (2011) Fighting the scourge: violence at schools plagues teachers and learners. HSRC Review. 9:4:12-13
  • Netshitangani, T. (2009) Education: Changes and Continuities Pre and Post-Election 2009: HSRC Review of Education, Skills development and Innovation (RESDI). November, 2-4.
  • Mncube, V & Netshitangani, T. (2014) Can Violence Reduce   Violence in Schools? The Case of Corporal Punishment, Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology, 5:1: 1-9
  • Netshitangani, T. (2014) Situated Accounts: Qualitative Interviews with Women Educational Managers.  Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology, 5:2: 235-246.
  • Msila, V. & Netshitangani, T. (2015) Poor rural parents and school management: Exploring African models in enhancing parental involvement. Journal of educational and instructional studies in the world, 5(1), 27-34.
  • Netshitangani, T. (2016) Transcending communication barriers: a case for hybrid communication style by a woman school principal within a rural setting.  Gender & Behaviour  14 (2), 7387-7395.
  • Netshitangani, T. (2016) Law and order setback: Usage of police to eliminate School-based violence in South Africa.  Journal of Social Sciences (JSS).
  • Netshitangani, T. (2016) Socialisation and communication of women school managers: a rural perspective, E-Bangi, 11(2), 325-344.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards



  • Bramley Children’s home community engagement project
  • Majuba TVET project