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Prof. Thabo Msibi

Dean & Head of School

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Ms Willemien Liebenberg
liebenbergw@ukzn.ac.za
Tel: 031 260 3531
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Welcome Message from the Dean

It is with great pleasure and excitement that I warmly welcome you to the website of the School of Education. Ours is the largest School in the College of Humanities at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and we are proud of our excellence in the academic trinity.

In line with the academic structure which the University of KwaZulu-Natal adopted in 2012, the School of Education is made up of the following six clusters:

  • Science and Technology Education
  • Mathematics and Computer Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Education Studies
  • Education, Development, Leadership and Management
  • Language, Arts and Media Education

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July 26, 2018
The School of Education, in partnership with Community Development Association (CDA), a student-run community outreach organisation, hosted the 17th annual...
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July 19, 2018
Four students from the College of Humanities: Ms Nosipho Gabela, Ms Nothando Maphumulo, Ms Samkelisiwe Mkhize and Ms Nobuhle Magadlela,...
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July 12, 2018
Eight students from the School of Education are part of an eight-day Study Tour for Teachers in Training programme taking...
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Important Documents

Our Clusters

Education Studies
The Cluster offers courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. At undergraduate level we teach Educational Foundations courses: Philosophy, Sociology, Curriculum, History and Psychology of Education as well as Professional Studies.
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Adult Education, Development, Leadership & Management
The Cluster of Adult Education, Development, Leadership & Management is responsible for a wide range of research, projects and academic programmes.
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Languages & Arts Education
We are a group of specialists working in the broad area of literacies, languages, literature, media, and expressive arts. Many modules are offered within the Cluster across a range of phase specialisations (Early Childhood Development (ECD), Foundation, Intermediate, Senior, Further Education and Training (FET)
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Mathematics and Computer Science Education
We are part of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. We are made up of two main disciplines namely, Mathematics Education, and Computer Science Education. We offer over 20 modules per semester in Initial Teacher Education, and Postgraduate programmes
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Science and Technology Education
We are part of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in the School of Education. Our cluster consists of two main disciplines namely, Science Education, and Technology Education. We offer over 40 modules per semester in Initial Teacher Education, Continuing Education, and Postgraduate programmes
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Social Science Education
Vision Statement To be the leading inter-disciplinary cluster that promotes African scholarship through teaching, research and outreach in Social Sciences Education.
Mission Statement In the spirit of ‘uMuntu ngumuntu ngabantu’ [a person is a person through other people] we seek to become a leading cluster for teaching, research and outreach in Social Science Education.
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