Prof Carol Bertram

Degrees Held

  • B. Soc. Sci. (Psychology and History), University of Natal, (1992)
  • HDE, University of Natal, (1993),
  • B.Ed University of Natal, (1996),
  • M.Ed University of Natal, (1999),
  • PhD (UKZN) (2009)

Research Interests

  • Teacher knowledge,
  • Teacher professional learning,
  • Teacher agency and autonomy,
  • Curriculum recontextualization

Teaching Interests

  • Teacher development,
  • Teacher professional learning,
  • Teacher agency and autonomy,
  • Research methods,
  • Research proposal development.

Selected Publications

Teaching Expertise

  • Research methods and design, curriculum, knowledge structures, teacher development, teacher knowledge, teacher professional learning.

Community Involvements

  • 2023 Scaffolding Academic Literacy for lecturers. This project aims to develop a short course for university lecturers to use a scaffolded, genre-based pedagogy to support students’ academic literacy development.
  • Member of Reading to Learn, an NGO that focuses on developing reading and writing at all levels of education

Student Supervision