Education Student Mr Luthando Molefe is thrilled to be among UKZN’s Top 40 Most Inspiring Students.
The School of Education recently hosted its inaugural two-day Children and Youth Festival on the Edgewood campus aimed at primary and high school learners from quintile 1, 2 and 3 schools under the theme: Reading Comes Alive.
Lecturer in the School of Education Dr Mlamuli Nkosingphile Hlatshwayo received his PhD in Education from Rhodes University for research in the field of higher education decolonisation, with a specific focus on exploring ‘knowledge and knower structures in Political Studies’.
Ms Nokuthula Duma graduated with an Honours degree in Education. Her dissertation investigated environmental awareness in relation to waste reduction. ‘In light of massive environmental degradation and global warming, waste disposal is still a serious issue in our country. People are not aware nor do they take it seriously,’ said Duma.
Ms Marilyn Jordon, Mr Thanduxolo Rubela, Mr Thembinkosi Nene, Mr Siyabonga Magoso and Mr Joey Mshengu proved that hard work, commitment and dedication pay off when they graduated with their Master’s in Education. Dr Jaqueline Naidoo supervised their research.
Staff member in the School of Education Dr Pinkie Mthembu graduated with her PhD in Education for a study on The District Leadership Role in Supporting Teaching and Learning in South African Schools: Evidence from two District Offices in Gauteng Province.
Dr Themba Mkhize graduated with his PhD in Education for his research titled, Resource Mobilisation for the Sustainability of Schools within Rural Context: Voices of School Stakeholders at UMzimkhulu Circuit in Harry Gwala District Municipality. The study was supervised by Dr Phumlani Myende, one of the youngest Senior Lecturers in the School of Education.
It was a happy and memorable occasion for mother and daughter Mrs Renita and Ms Arthi Maharaj who graduated with a Masters and Bachelor of Education degree, respectively.