Department of Psychology of Education

Prof K Mohangi

College of Education
School of Educational Studies
Department: Psychology of Education
Tel: 083 779 1771


  • Higher Diploma in Education (HDE)
  • BA (Psychology, Education, English)
  • BED (Special Needs Education)
  • MED (Educational Psychology)
  • PhD (Educational Psychology)

Currently teaching

  • Undergraduate:  ETH102L: The Learning Child
  • Postgraduate:   BED (HON) (Guidance and Counselling)
  • MED (Guidance and Counselling)

Fields of academic interests

Research interest:

  • Field of Educational Psychology
  • Childhood HIV and AIDS
  • Positive Psychology

Field of Specialisation

  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Special Needs and Inclusive Education
  • Educational Psychology: Assessment and intervention (individual and family)
  • Qualitative Research Methodology

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Associate professor: Department of Psychology of Education, UNISA
  • Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)


  • The psycho-social and emotional wellbeing of children and caregivers in an HIV and AIDS milieu