School of Education

Sicelo Ziphozonke Ntshangase


Sicelo Ziphozonke Ntshangase
Dr. Sicelo Ziphozonke Ntshangase

Leadership Head: IsiZulu Education

Discipline isiZulu Education

Contact Number 031-260-3995

Campus Edgewood Campus

Office Address F512

Last Updated 12 months ago

Degrees Held

  • Doctor of Literature and Philosophy, (UNISA)
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (UNISA)
  • Master of Arts in isiZulu (UKZN-Howard College)
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours (UKZN-Howard College)
  • Bachelor of Arts (UKZN-Howard College)

Research Interests

  • Bilingual and multilingual Education;
  • Translanguaging;
  • Interactive pedagogy;
  • Mother Tongue Education;
  • African religion, philosophy and cosmology;
  • Gender and literature;
  • IsiZulu Literature;
  • Linguistic imperialism; and
  • Mentorship and Teaching practice

Teaching Interests

  • IsiZulu Literature;
  • IsiZulu Poetry
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Communication
  • Oral tradition


Teaching Expertise

Lecturer at University of KwaZulu-Natal     

Lecturing the following modules:

  • IsiZulu Method 3
  • IsiZulu 420 (Oral Tradition)
  • IsiZulu Literature
  • IsiZulu Communication (also coordinating the module).

Lecturer at University of Pretoria      

  • Designing study guides, lecturing and coordinating isiZulu and isiNdebele Methodology modules (2nd Years, 3rd Years, 4th Years & PGCEs).
  • Lecturer of Classroom Literacies module (English – 3rd years).
  • Supervising Honours students and Master’s students.
  • Coordinating CDV 780 BEd Honours in Teacher Education and Professional Development module, which is a research report module in the Department of Humanities Education.
  • Member of the Curriculum & Transformation Committee whose task is to ensure that all modules offered in the Faculty of Education are transformed and embracing epistemological l diversity.
  • Member of the Transformation Steering Committee whose task is to attend to all transformation issues at University of Pretoria.

IsiZulu Educator, Centenary Scholarship Coordinator and Assistant House Master at St John’s College, Johannesburg, Gauteng.

Educator and Head of isiZulu Department at St Mary’s DSG, Kloof, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).

Educator and Head of isiZulu Department at Kloof High School, KZN.

English Educator at Durban Commercial College, KZN.