Jabulisile Cynthia Ngwenya

Degrees Held

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


  • 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.


  • Dean’s award: 2021
  • Academic Staff Excellence Awards: 2020
  • Conference attendance grant: 2018
  • NRF Thuthuka Grant: 2010-2012
  • 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.

Research Interests

  • Teaching Accounting Education (undergraduate and Honours students)


Community Involvement

  • UMALUSI researcher and consultant for Accounting and EMS.
  • Universities South Africa project – Evaluation of Accounting 2016 and 2017 NSC papers.
  • Department of Arts and Culture project: KwaZulu-Natal. Accounting terminology (Isizulu Accounting terms): (2013 to 2014).
  • HESA project – Grade 12 Accounting Examination Papers analysis (for 2012 exam papers) (2013).
  • Helping Accounting teachers with new topics in the curriculum.

Students Supervision

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