School of Education

Jabulisile Cynthia Ngwenya


  • Details

  • Position Lecturer;
  • Discipline Commerce Education;
  • CampusEdgewood Campus
  • Office AddressCF 146, Main Tutorial Building

Jabulisile Cynthia Ngwenya

Position Lecturer
Discipline Commerce Education
Phone 031 260 3621
Campus Edgewood Campus
Office Address CF 146, Main Tutorial Building

Degrees Held

  • B Arts, B Compt, BA Honours, Med, Phd

Profile (Experience, Accomplishments, Awards, etc.):


  • I have eight years lecturing experience from first year to post-graduate level including Honours, Masters and PhD supervision. I am a head of Commerce Education discipline. I am also an external moderator and examiner of Commerce education modules. I have fifteen years’ experience as Accounting secondary teacher of which six years were as Head of Department (Commerce) and two as a deputy principal.


  • Recipient of National Research Foundation (NRF) Grant for PhDTrack in 2011

Research Interests:

  • Teaching, learning and assessment in Accounting Education, rural education and teacher development.

Teaching Interests:

  • Teaching Accounting Education (undergraduate and Honours students)


  • Supervising IRP, Masters and PhD in Commerce Education and Assessment in Education.

Community Involvement/Outreach:

  • Helping Accounting teachers with new topics in the curriculum.

Publications/Selected Publications (2011 – 2013):

Journal Articles:

  • Title of article: Teaching and Assessment in Accounting: An Exploration of Teachers’ Experiences in a Rural KwaZulu-Natal School Published in Journal of Social Sciences

Chapters in Books:

  • 2013 Title of book: (Conference proceedings) Educational Research in South Africa: Practices and Perspectives, Title of the chapter: Teaching and assessment in Accounting: an exploration of teachers’ understandings and practices in a rural KwaZulu-Natal school
  • 2010 Title of the book: Praxis Towards Sustainable Empowering Learning Environments in South Africa, Title of the chapter: Moving Towards interactive Formative Assessment