Department of Early Childhood Education

Mrs P Govender

College of Education
School of Teacher Education
Department: Early Childhood Education
Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 6828
E-mail: govenp2@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • Junior Primary Diploma
  • BA Degree
  • BEd Honours
  • Prepimary Higher Education Diploma
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education Management and Leardeship
  • MEd in Teacher Education

Currently teaching

  • Children’s Literature
  • Mathematics Science and Technology

Fields of academic interests

Research Interest

  • Assessment
  • Reaserch in ODeL
  • Early Grade Mathemetics

Field of Specialisation

  • Assessment in Higher Education
  • Classroom Assessment
  • Early Grade Mathematics

Books

Book chapters

  • Govender P. (2016). Assessment in life skills in Naude M. and Meier C (ed).Teaching life skills in the foundation phase, Van Schaick. South Africa

Journal articles

Publications in accredited journals:

  • Growing Early childhood teachers in rural schools published in Journal of Africa   Education Review

Paper presentations

  • SARECE Conference
  • Grade 2 teacher’s experiences of Assessment for learning

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • 2018 Excellence award in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Projects

  • Early childhood Education Community engagement Project
  • Improving throughput rate of BEd students in the BEd programme

Other

Unpublished dissertations:

  • The experiences of Grade teachers’ implementation of the foundations for learning programme in mathematics

Publications in accredited journals:

  • Growing Early childhood teachers in rural schools published in Journal of Africa   Education Review