School of Education

Gavin Edward Craig Heath

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Gavin Edward Craig Heath
Gavin Edward Craig Heath Lecturer

Seniority Mr.

Discipline Geography Education

Contact Number 031-260-3497

Campus Edgewood Campus

Office Address CF139

Last Updated 2 months ago

Degrees Held

  • Bachelor of Arts,
  • Higher Diploma in Education (PG),
  • Master of City and Regional Planning


  • Over 16 years’ service as lecturer in this field at this University.  Five years’ service as a teacher.


  • Scholarship winner at the University of Cape
    Town (2000),
  • Cape Education Department Merit Bursary (1987-1990),
  • National Research Foundation PhD Scholarship 2014-2016

Research Interests

  • Geography Education,
  • Sustainable Development,
  • Education for Climate Change,
  • Water Security,
  • Mountain Oriented Education.

Teaching Interests

  • Geography Education Methodology,
  • Climatology,
  • Sustainable Development,
  • Education for Climate Change.




One master’s student 2015-2017

Community Involvement

  • Member of the Mountain Club of South Africa, and Corporate Member of the South African Planning Institute.