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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

 

News

Innovative technological intervention for mathematics under research and development - 14/08/2014
From Department of Science, Mathematics & Technology Education

A burning question in today’s education system is how to enhance the quality of Grades 10 to 12 mathematics teaching and learning. Prof Gerrit Stols of the Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education and a team of researchers are working on possible information, communication and technology (ICT) solutions such as the development of a mathematics information delivery hub, e-books, and apps to address that very problem.

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World Education Research Association Secretariat meets in Washington - 13/08/2014
From Department of Educational Psychology

Prof Liesel Ebersöhn of the Department of Educational Psychology attended the World Education Research Association Secretriat meetings, held from 4 to 6 August in Washington DC, as Secretary General of the organisation.

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Positive psychologists connect in Melbourne - 12/08/2014
From Faculty of Education

During a recent visit to Melbourne, the Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria, Prof Irma Eloff, visited the Centre for Positive Psychology at the University of Melbourne.

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Lecturer in Science Education honoured by Mail & Guardian - 30/07/2014
From Department of Science, Mathematics & Technology Education

Ms Kgadi Mathabathe from the Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education was named one of the Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans, in the category of Education.

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Research explores the drivers behind commitment and achievement - 28/07/2014
From Faculty of Education

It is a known fact that commitment is fundamental to most notable human achievements. But how does identity shape and strengthen people's commitments and provide a framework for the attainment of future goals? Which factors make people’s behaviour predictable and sustainable in the long run, and what are the consequences of commitment? These are the questions that Prof Salomé Human-Vogel aims to answer through her latest research on the factors that drive people to reach their goals, particularly those that play a role in how people regulate their own behaviour.

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