School of Education

Janet Jarvis

Janet Jarvis

Leadership
AL: Social Sciences Education

Position

Academic Leader, Senior Lecturer

Discipline

Life Orientation Education

Email

jarvisj@ukzn.ac.za

Contact Number

083-782-1964

Campus

Office Address

Rm CF131 Tutorial Block

Last Updated

2 weeks ago

Degrees Held

  • BA (University of Natal)
  • BA Honours (University of Natal)
  • HDE (University of Natal)
  • MEd (University of Stellenbosch) (cum laude)
  • PhD (North West University, Potchefstroom) 

Teaching

  • Undergraduate and post-graduate teaching: BEd, PGCE and BEd Honours

Examination

  • UKZN, UNISA, North West, UniZul: MEd both full dissertations and in dissertations in partial fulfilment of degree by coursework and research.

Moderation

  • External moderation for Stellenbosch
  • Wits
  • UFS
  • North West University

Accomplishments

  • Flexibility and reinvention of self professionally, moving from the College Sector to the University Sector and undergoing continual curriculum and institutional change.
  • Taking part as a researcher on two international research projects and a current national research project.
  • Graduating with PhD.
  • Disseminating research findings at both national and international conferences and publishing articles in this regard.

Awards

  • 2007 SANPAD (South African Netherlands programme on Alternatives in Development) Bursary for Masters studies
  • 2010 SANPAD (South African Netherlands programme on Alternatives in Development) Bursary for PhD studies
  • 2018: School of Education, Academic Staff Excellence Award for University Service
  • 2019: School of Education, Academic Staff Excellence Award for University Service
  • 2020: School of Education, Academic Staff Excellence Award for University Service

Research Interests

  • Multireligious Education
  • Life Orientation Education
  • Teacher Identity
  • Gender Equality

Teaching Interests

  • Religion Education
  • Human Rights Education

Supervision

  • BEd Hons: Independent Research Projects
  • Med
  • PhD

Community Involvement

  • Moderation of papers for local high school
  • Neema primary school reading programme.
  • Leadership in local church.
Selected

Publications

Complete

Research Record