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Practical solutions to complex concerns

Dr Itumeleng Setlhodi from the College of Education, one of three Unisa 2019 Women in Research Award winners, asserts that research in education should be informed by real issues focusing on African ways to address South African problems. Read more

"Think locally, act globally"

During his visit to Unisa, Prof Raj Sashti, a Fulbright Specialist from the Georgia Institute for Technology in Atlanta, said that it was important for leaders in education to prepare and assist students to participate in world issues. Read more

Progressive research to transform education

Prof Mogamat Davids, one of the recipients of the Unisa 2019 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research, is integrating teacher education and ICT by developing a 4IR solution to the assessment of the teaching practicum. Read more

Are protests affecting the mental health of students?

Watch what Unisa's Dr Monkie Moseki had to say at a recent interview on eNCA. Read more

Zethu Nkosi leads by example

The winner of the 2019 Women in Research Leadership Award specialises in leadership and management, with staff retention and job satisfaction as niche areas. Read more

Unisa academic elected on CHE-HEQAC

Unisa’s Dr Lineo Rose Johnson has been elected to serve on the Council on Higher Education Quality Assurance Committee. 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