Sithembele Ndovela

Degrees Held

  • BEd (FET)
  • BEd (honours),
  • MEd


  • I have a vast experience in teaching Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Education. I was the Head of Department for Commerce at both the Margate middle school and Ingwemabala High school. In 2016, I was appointed as an Accounting lecturer at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, School of Education.


  • Completed Master of Education in 2015.
  • Completed BEd (Honours) in 2013.


  • I have received certificates of commendation from the Department of Education, for producing excellent Grade 12 Accounting results

Research Interests

  • I am interested in investigating the readability of secondary school prescribed Accounting textbooks. I am also examining the Accounting teachers’ understandings, and the teaching of Accounting threshold concepts to English second language learners.

Teaching Interests

  • I am currently lecturing Accounting Education and Business Management Education.


Community Involvement

  • Currently assisting Grade 12 Accounting teachers in the UGU district during the intervention programmes. The aim is to improve Grade 12 Accounting results.



  • I am currently writing an academic paper which focuses on secondary school principals’ role in promoting collaborative learning in secondary schools.