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Faculty of Education

Welcome to the Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education is one of the largest and most diverse facilities in South Africa for the initial and advanced training of education professionals from across the world.

The Faculty is housed on the beautiful and self-contained Groenkloof Campus of the University of Pretoria. This Faculty has the widest range of programmes for any student who intends to embark on education studies. In recent years, each of these programmes was internationally benchmarked and draws growing numbers of students from countries across the globe. Read more | Message from the Dean



Educational expert receives honorary doctorate degree - 16/04/2014
From Faculty of Education

Prof John W Creswell was honoured by the Faculty of Education with an honorary doctorate degree for his seminal work in education research methodology and mixed methods research.

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Prof Tjeerd Plomp honoured at Education graduation ceremony - 11/04/2014
From Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education conferred an honorary doctorate degree to Prof Tjeerd Plomp, as well as 542 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the Autumn Graduation Ceremony, held on 10 April 2014, while the Award of the Vice-Chancellor and Principal was awarded to Annčl Terblanche for outstanding undergraduate academic achievement.

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Prestigious Award for Prof Kobus Maree - 02/04/2014
From Department of Educational Psychology

Prof Kobus Maree from the Department of Educational Psychology in the Faculty of Education was awarded the Stals Prize of the South African Academy of Science and Arts for exceptional research and contributions to education.

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Early Careers Academic Grant sends lecturer to England - 02/04/2014
From Department of Early Childhood Education

Melanie Moen, lecturer in the Department of Early Childhood Education, received a £2000 grant from the Association of Commonwealth Universities to attend the Appearance Matters conference at the University of West England in Bristol at the end of June 2014.

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CEA makes its mark at Government policy workshop and higher education summit - 26/03/2014
From Centre for Evaluation and Assessment

Dr Surette van Staden, a senior researcher at the Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) attended the Government cluster policy workshop on Bi-literacy and Multilingualism in Schools: managing learning and teaching in local and international languages, hosted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) at the CSIR Conference Centre in Pretoria at the end of February 2014.

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Spotlight on...

Groenkloof's Dean and Day House - 25/02/2014
Prof Irma Eloff, Dean of the Faculty of Education, with members of the committee of the Jakarandia Day House. Seen in the background is some of the residences at the Groenkloof Campus, home of the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria.