School of Education

Ncamisile Mthiyane

Ncamisile Mthiyane




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Office Address

Ncamisile Mthiyane

DisciplineLife Orientation Education
Phone031 260 3424
CampusEdgewood Campus
Office AddressCF132  First Floor, Wing 1, Main
Tutorial Building

Degrees Held

  • PhD; MEd; BA; FDE; HDE; PTD



  • project with orphaned and vulnerable learners in informal settlements and in an orphanage;

Research Interests:

  • Adolescent Development and Psychosocial issue, Counselling and Career guidance, Visual Participatory Methodologies and Innovative methods in teaching; student development and interactive group learning strategies and innovative curricula development.

Teaching Interests:

  • Life Orientation Education,  Guidance and Counselling, Barriers to teaching and learning issues on psychosocial challenges


  • Have successfully supervised and graduated Hons IRP students in Social Science Education Cluster;
  • Supervise students in Educational Psychology Department, currently eight (8) Masters and two co-supervised PhD students

Community Involvement/Outreach:

  • Internal Examiner in Ed Psych Department for at least 3 Masters graduating students, External Examiner for UFS, External examiner for WITS in LO Department, Reviewer or the New Generation Journal.


Journal Articles:

  • Ncamisile Mthiyane. 2014. Cooperative Learning as and Innovative Strategy in the Teaching of Life Orientation Education: Experiences of PGCE Pre-service Students. Alternation 21,1 (2014) 137 – 152 ISSN 1023-1757