School of Education

Jugathambal Ramdhani

Jugathambal Ramdhani




Commerce Education


Contact Number



Edgewood Campus

Office Address


Degrees Held

  • PhD
  • B. Paed
  • B. ed (Hons),
  • MBA

Profile :


EmployerCouncil for Economic Education (USA)
PositionFaculty in Training: Writers Program: Economic Education
EmployerUniversity of kwa-Zulu Natal – 1 February 2012 to current
PositionLecturer: Commerce Education: Social Science Cluster, College of Humanities
EmployerUniversity of Johannesburg 1 April 2009 – 31 January 2012
PositionLecturer : Curriculum Studies : Commerce
EmployerUniversity of KZN ( Edgewood Campus) – 2005- March 2009
PositionLecturer : Commerce Education
EmployerSynergy Business Club -2004 /5
PositionResearch /Search Manager
Employer Human Science Research Council (HSRC) -2003
PositionField work / Researcher – QLP Project.
EmployerPrimeserv -2003
PositionTraining consultant
EmployerThekwini College -2003
PositionLecturer: Marketing Management & Marketing Research
EmployerUniversity of KZN ( Pietermaritzburg campus)- 1999/2004
PositionTutor/ Distance learning Lecturer: B. Ed Hons – Centers Empangeni/ KwaNdegezi / Howard Campus; Psychological Perspectives in Learning and Teaching & Environmental Education.
EmployerNatal Blind & Deaf Society -2003
PositionAccountant (Voluntary)
EmployerCambridge College – 2003
PositionTeacher – Commerce
EmployerDepartment of Education and Culture – KZN – 1990 -2002
PositionTeacher – Commerce – Hlobane Secondary (Northern Natal), Palmview Secondary




First time published journal article 2010: University of Johannesburg

  • Mrs Jackie Ramdhani

Research Interests:

  • Poverty
  • Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Service Learning

Teaching Interests:

  • Economics/ Economics Education
  • Business Management/ Business Management Education
  • Pedagogy in Economics/ Business Management/ Economics and Management Sciences (EMS)


Masters: critical analysis of HIV/AIDS and business management textbooks

Community Involvement/Outreach:

  • Institution National Council for Economic Education
  • Activities Training of DOE Commerce Educators: Economic Education Institution UKZN
  • Activities Service Learning: Business Management Method Students & Children’s Homes/ Orphanages.

Publications/Selected Publications (2011 – 2013):

Journal Articles:

  • Ramdhani J & Ramsaroop, S (2012) Moving sciences beyond museums and theatres. Koers Bulletin for Christian Scholarship, Vol 77, No 1. Peer Reviewed Journal (DOE Accredited)

Complete Research Record:

  • Maistry SM & Ramdhani J (2010) Integrating social responsibility into an entrepreneurship education program: a case study. US-China Education Review, Volume7, No.4, (in print)
  • Maistry SM & Ramdhani J. 2010 Managing tensions in a service-learning entrepreneurship education program: some reflections (Journal of Higher Education 24(4))
  • Ramdhani J & Nkoane MM (2010) Why Sticks and Carrots are only for Animals: An Exploratory Study on Self-worth in Higher Education. Journal of Higher Education 24 (2)