School of Education

Bongiwe Zulu


Bongiwe Zulu
Dr. Bongiwe Zulu

Discipline Teacher Development Studies

Contact Number 033-260-5723

Office Address Room 48, Education Building

Last Updated 7 months ago

Degrees Held

  • B.Paed  (1993): University of Zululand
  • B EdHons (2009) :  University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • MEd (2011) : University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • PhD  (2017): University of KwaZulu-Natal

Research Interest

  • My research interests are in the field of the Teacher Education and Professional Development with more focus on Teacher learning, Teacher Knowledge and Teacher Learning Communities. For my PhD, I used the third generation of Cultural-Historical Activity Theory to examine how learning occurs, what type of knowledge is learnt and the nature of collaborative relationship in teachers’ groups.

Teaching Interest

  • I teach and on PGCE, Honours, supervise Masters and PhD in the Teacher Development Studies Discipline.
  • My teaching interest are; Foundation modules, professional studies, curriculum, knowledge structures, teacher development, teacher knowledge and teacher professional learning. Replace this text with your list.

Community Involvment

  • Served as reviewer for South African Journal of Education

Selected Publications

Student Supervision