School of Education

Nokukhanya Ngcobo


Nokukhanya Ngcobo
Dr. Nokukhanya Ngcobo

Discipline isiZulu Education

Contact Number 031-260-3463

Campus Edgewood Campus

Office Address F518 Wing 5, Level 1

Last Updated 9 months ago

Degrees Held

  • Doctor of Philosophy, UKZN, 2016
  • ED, University of Natal, 1998
  • Ed. (Hons) (then B.Ed.), University of Natal, 1994
  • A (Hons)(isiZulu), University of Natal, 1993
  • A, University of Botswana and Swaziland (UBS), 1983
  • Concurrent Diploma in Education, UBS, 1983

Research Interests

  • Language and gender
  • Critical literacy, multi-literacies and adolescents
  • Girlhood and young women’s well-being
  • Bilingualism and multilingualism

Teaching Interests

  • Language education
  • Critical language awareness
  • Gender, sexuality and culture
  • Narratology

Selected Publications

Community Involvement

  • KIDZAID TRUST (2004) – The Trust is interdenominational and it raises funds for organisations that work with HIV/AIDS orphans and vulnerable children and their care givers.

Teaching Expertise

  • Literature and language
  • Narratology
  • Writing
  • Reading and viewing