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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

Project reflects true convergence and collaboration

CEDU’s Classroom interaction pedagogy team is raising the reading literacy skills levels of grades 4 to 6 teachers and learners at 14 public primary schools in the Mogodumo Circuit, Lebowakgomo, Limpopo. Read more

A learner is like a maize field

CEDU Together Making Schools Better project members told staff and governing body members at Mnxe Primary School in the Eastern Cape that teachers and parents need to work together to sustain development through activities such as preparing the soil, planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting. Read more