Welcome to School of Education

The new School of Education in a new South Africa carries the responsibility and obligation to respond to the inequalities and injustices inherited in the local context of the new university, the province and in the country; and simultaneously it must address the global, the continent of Africa, and the margin or periphery as part of the developing world. It has to do so in all areas of its core functions of research, teaching, learning and community engagement.

It must operate within and manage the deepening tensions produced by the rapid advance of Science and Technology, which is fundamentally changing the nature and structures of communities as new informational and knowledge economies and societies emerge and the gap between the poor and the wealthy, and the north and the south widens.

The School of Education is located on two sites namely, Edgewood (Pinetown) and Pietermaritzburg. The School offers a wide range of undergraduate degrees and diplomas as well as postgraduate certificates, Honours, Masters and Doctoral studies programmes.

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Graduation 2014 Highlights

The School of Education consists of the following Disciplines/ Thematic Clusters:

Education Studies Education, Development,  Leadership & Management
Languages & Arts Education Mathematics and Computer Science Education
Science and Technology Education Social Science Education
Thematic Cluster Head
Education Studies Dr Thabo Msibi
Education, Development, Leadership & Management Dr Peter Rule
Lanauges & Arts Education Prof Ayub Sheik
Mathemtics and Computer Science Education Dr Linda Van Laren
Science & Technology Education Dr Nadaraj Govender
Social Science Education Prof Murthi Maistry

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Women academics part of Masakhane Youth Leadership Course panel di...
Women academics part of Masakhane Youth Leadership Course panel di...
Two senior UKZN academics were part of the Masakhane Youth Leadership Course panel of women professors which discussed challenges faced by women in leadership positions in front of an audience of about 200 young leaders from disadvantaged schools
Conference explores history wars Southern African histories
Conference explores history wars Southern African histories
The History Education Programme in the School of Education recently hosted the Historical Association of South Africa (HASA) Conference from 26-28 June at the Blue Waters Hotel.
UKZN staffers don school uniforms for Youth Day
UKZN staffers don school uniforms for Youth Day
School of Education staff members took great pride in wearing their old school uniforms to commemorate this year’s Youth Day.
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