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Executive Dean: Faculty of Education
SF Moeng
Dr Muki Moeng
Position: Executive Dean: Faculty of Education
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2953/2007
Email: muki.moeng@mandela.ac.za

Director of School
Prof Sylvan Blignaut
Prof Sylvan Blignaut
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4086
Email: sylvan.blignaut@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA (UWC), BA Hons (UWC), STD (UWC), BEd (UPE), MEd (UPE), DEd (NMMU)
Expertise: Curriculum Theory

Prof  Nokhanyo Mayaba
Prof Nokhanyo Mayaba
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060013
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4564
Fax: 27 41 504 1977
Email: nokhanyo.mayaba@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA (Ed), BA (Hons), English Language teaching and Literature; MA (Contemporary English studies) Unitra; M Ed Cum Laude (NMMU); PHD (NMMU)
Expertise: Language in Education; Resilience; Use of folktales in teaching

Academic Staff
Dr, Kathija Adam
Dr. Kathija Adam
Position: Director of School CPD
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: Building 11 Room 7
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 041 5044041
Email: kathija.adam@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DEd (Education Leadership)
Expertise: Education Leadership, Science Education, Humanising Pedagogy, Content and Language Integrated Learning
My site: http://kathijaadam.wix.com/teachingportfolio

Dr Logamurthie Athiemoolam
Dr Logamurthie Athiemoolam
Position:  Senior Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2367
Fax: 27 41 504 2822
Email: logamurthie.athiemoolam@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BPAED (UDW), BEd (Rhodes), DEd (UPE)
Expertise: Multicultural Education, English Language Teaching, Drama-in-Education, Educational Management
Responsibilities: Head of Programme: ACE LLT

Dr Issa Badenhorst
Dr Issa Badenhorst
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060112
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4580
Fax: 27 41 504 4088
Email: issabella.badenhorst@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BComHons, HDE (UOFS), MEd (UPE), D Ed(NMMU)
Expertise: Educational Management, Economics. School Financial Management

Prof Patrick Bean
Prof Patrick Bean
Position: associate professor
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 06 01 26
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2678
Fax: 27 41 504 1999
Email: patrick.bean@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BCom (Ed), BEd (UPE), MEd (Rhodes)
Expertise: Teaching the Economic and Management Sciences; Teaching and Learning; Service Learning

Dr Margie Childs
Dr Margie Childs
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060115
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2393
Email: margie.childs@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: D Ed (NMMU), MPhil (UPE)
Expertise: Curriculum, Literacy (Early Years - Academic Literacy)

Dr Chris Dali
Dr Chris Dali
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 18 Groung Floor, Education Building 6
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4541
Fax: 0865820518
Email: chris.dali@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA (UFH); UED (UFH); BAHons (UWC); BEd (UCT); MEd (Manchester University, UK); DEd (NMMU)
Expertise: Andragogy; Education and social justice and transformation, Qualitative research, Teaching critical thinking skills, Emotional Intelligence, School leadership work-integrated learning competencies
Responsibilities: Post-Grad Supervision, SCPD

Bruced
Mr Bruce Damons
Position: Director: CCS
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Missionvale Campus
Email: Bruce.Damons2@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Masters

Prof Naydene de Lange
Prof Naydene de Lange
Position: Professor
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: Postgraduate suite, Lower Ground Floor, Building 11
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4519
Fax: 27 41 504 1032
Email: naydene.delange@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA Ed (cum laude) (UPE), B Ed Hons (cum laude)( UPE), M Ed (UNISA), D Ed (UPE)
Expertise: Educational Psychology, Inclusive Education, HIV and AIDS Education, Visual Participatory Methodologies
Responsibilities: HIV & AIDS Education Research Chair
My site: http://www.nmmu.ac.za/RCE

Prof Aletta Delport
Prof Aletta Delport
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: Building 6, ground floor, office no 20, NMMU South
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4590
Fax: 041 504 1599
Email: aletta.delport@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BMusEd (Stell), BMusHons (Cum Laude) (Pret), MMus (Pret), DEd (NMMU), ULVM (UNISA)
Expertise: Arts Education for the Non-specialist Teacher, Music education, Cultural Identity, Educational Transformation
Responsibilities: academic

Sanet
Mrs Sanet Deysel
Position: Associate lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: Building 6 0135
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 041 - 504 4399
Email: Sanet.Deysel2@mandela.ac.za
Expertise: Foundation phase, Remedial Education

Andre du Plessis
Prof Andre du Plessis
Position: Associate Professor & Head of Programme PGCE
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: South Campus, Building 6, First Floor
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 041 504 4033
Fax: 27 041 504 1633
Email: andre.duplessis@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: HDE (PETC) with distinction, BA (UPE) cum laude, MEd (Rhodes University) cum laude, PhD (NMMU)
Expertise: Mathematics Education: Intermediate Phase, ICT implementation and integration in schools, ICT and teacher development
Responsibilities: Head of Programme: PGCE and Project Coordinator: IT (computers) in schools.
My site: http://andreduplessis.nmmu.ac.za

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Dr David Edley
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: School for Education Research & Engagement
Room: 06 01 06C
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 041 504 2834
Email: david.edley@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B.A., B.A. (Hons.), M.A., Ph.D., HDE
Expertise: Social Science Education, Curriculum, Assessment, School Improvement Programmes

Clyde Felix
Dr Clyde Felix
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060025
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27 41 504 3030/4578
Fax: +27 41 504 1578
Email: clyde.felix@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc, BEd, MEd, HDE, PhD
Expertise: Mathematics Education

Dr Deirdre Geduld
Dr Deirdre Geduld
Position: Lecturer: SITE
Department: School for Initial Teacher Education
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2375
Email: deirdre.geduld2@mandela.a.cza
Responsibilities: Head of Programme:BEd Foundation Phase

Prof Johanna  Geldenhuys
Prof Johanna Geldenhuys
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 06 00 10
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 1188
Fax: 27 41 504 2822
Email: johanna.geldenhuys@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc, SED (Stell), B Ed Hons, M Ed, DEd (UPE)
Expertise: Educational Psychology, Special Needs Education, Inclusive Education, Child Development (adolescence), Children at risk, Mathematics Education

Marilyn Gibbs
Dr. Marilyn Gibbs
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2701
Fax: 27 41 504 1445
Email: marilyn.gibbs@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc, BSc Hons (Rhodes), MSc (UPE), HDE (Unisa)
Expertise: Physical Science education

Prof Hugh Glover
Prof Hugh Glover
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 0230
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4031
Fax: 27 41 582 1000
Email: hugh.glover@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc, BScHon, MSc, PGCE
Expertise: Mathematics Education, Teacher Knowledge, Curriculum Development, Project Management

Ms Thandiwe Hlam
Ms Thandiwe Hlam
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 06-01-14
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4304
Fax: 27 41 504 1071
Email: thandiwe.hlam@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DEJP; Dip-Maths Educ & BEd (Hons) Rhodes University
Expertise: Foundation Phase Maths Education,
Responsibilities: Associate Lecturer
My site: Faculty of Education

Dr Christina  Jordaan
Dr Christina Jordaan
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 06-1-29
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4098
Fax: 27 41 504 2822
Email: cajordaan@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DEd (UPE)
Expertise: Life Orientation, HIV/AIDS, Sexuality Education, Social problems in societies, Child Development
Responsibilities: Head of Programme: IP

Mathabo Khau
Dr Mathabo KHAU
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 600107
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 4861
Fax: 4361
Email: mathabo.khau@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B.Sc Ed (NUL); PGDE- Life Orientation (RAU) Cum laude; B.Ed Hons (UKZN) Summa Cum laude; M.Ed (UKZN) Summa Cum laude; PhD (UKZN)
Expertise: Gender, Sexuality, HIV and AIDS in Education; Sexuality Education, Biology and Chemistry teaching, Rural education, Social Justice in Education, Participatory visual methodologies in research and pedagogy
Responsibilities: Teaching, research and engagement

Bkhoboli
Dr Benedict Khoboli
Position: Senior Lecturer, Science Education
Department: School for Continuing Professional Development
Room: 122, First Floor, Building 6, South Campus
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 0415042969
Email: benedict.khoboli@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BScEd., MSc, PhD

Mrs Carmel  Mahomed
Mrs Carmel Mahomed
Position:  Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4585
Fax: 27 41 504 2822
Email: carmel.mahomed@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B PAED (UDW), B Ed (Unisa), PDE Adult Education (Stell), M Ed (NMMU)
Expertise: Work Integrated Learning (WIL)/Language

Prettym
Miss Pretty Magangxa
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 016
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 4360
Email: pretty,magangxa@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B Ed Honors
Expertise: FP isiXhosa Home Language

Lmaluleke
Mr Lucky Maluleke
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 0415043526
Email: Lucky.Maluleke@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Master of Education (Adult Education)
Expertise: Technical and Vocational Education and Training
Responsibilities: Lecture and Conduct Research

Ms Tobeka Mapasa
Ms Tobeka Mapasa
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060024
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27 41 504 4583
Email: Tobeka.Mapasa@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: STD (GMCE), BA (Ed) (UNISA), B Tech (PE Tech), M Ed (NMMU)
Expertise: Educational Management

Dr Les Meiring
Dr Les Meiring
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060014
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4044
Fax: 27 41 504 1604
Email: leslie.meiring@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc; MEd (Rhodes); PhD (NMMU)
Expertise: Science Education, student self-efficacy

Nomawonga
Ms Nomawonga Msutwana
Position: lecturer
Department: School for Continuing Professional Development
Room: Education building 6 01 28b
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 041 - 5044731
Fax: N/A
Email: veronica.msutwana@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: M.Ed (cum laude)
Expertise: Educational psychology, critical thinking
Responsibilities: teaching PILO303 & PGED101 & NRF Dialogic engagement project administrator
My site: Education

Mr Sikhumbuzo  Nofemele
Mr Sikhumbuzo Nofemele
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4661
Fax: 27 41 504 1568
Email: sikhumbuzo.nofemele@mandela.ac.za
Responsibilities: Site Based Learning Coordinator

Robin Notshulwana
Ms Robin Notshulwana
Position: Lecturer: SITE
Department: School for Initial Teacher Education
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4257
Email: robin.notshulwana@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MA

Mrs Helena Oosthuizen
Mrs Helena Oosthuizen
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 60119
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2267
Fax: 086 618 5650
Email: helena.oosthuizen@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc, BSc Hons (Zoology), MSc, BSc Hons (Information Systems), HDE (post-grad)
Expertise: Life Sciences, ICT, IT
Responsibilities: Teaching Practice coordinator FET and PGCE; HoP Science Education

Dr Christo Pienaar
Dr Christo Pienaar
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060017
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2370
Fax: 27 41 504 1481
Email: christo.pienaar@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: THED (Snr Prim), BA, BEd (Psych) Hons, MEd (Educational Psych) (Pret), DEd (Educational Psych) (UPE)
Expertise: Educational Psychology, Special Educational Needs, Learner support, Parent guidance, Teacher guidance, Emotional & behaviour problems, Learning problems, Inclusive education, Educational psychological & clinical therapy and Barriers to Learning
Responsibilities: Head of Programme: ACE SNE & ACE HAT

Dr Krishnavani (Shervani)  Pillay
Dr Krishnavani (Shervani) Pillay
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4208
Fax: 27 41 504 2822
Email: shervani.pillay@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Dip in Education (III), HDE, BA Hons, MEd (UKZN), PhD Ed (NMMU)
Expertise: Curiculum Policy, Development & Management, Curriculum Transformation in Higher Education
Responsibilities: Head of Programme: PhD/D Ed

Mr Neville Rudman
Mr Neville Rudman
Position: Head of Programme
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 4223
Fax: 27 41 504 1923
Email: Neville.Rudman@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA, BEd, M Ed (NMMU)
Expertise: Education (Administration)
Responsibilities: NPDE, VEOP, Lecturing in B.Ed programme

Miss Heloise Sathorar
Miss Heloise Sathorar
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2382
Fax: 27 41 504 2822
Email: heloise.sathorar@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B.Com, HDE, B Ed (Hons), MBA (3)
Expertise: Accounting Education, Economics Education and Business Studies Education
Responsibilities: Head of Programme: B Ed FET (PE & GEORGE)

Dr Eileen Scheckle
Dr Eileen Scheckle
Position: Lecturer: SITE
Department: School for Initial Teacher Education
Room: 60103
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2828
Fax: 27 41 504 9444
Email: eileen.scheckle@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA(Ed), BA(Hons), BEd(Wits), MPhil(Stell), PhD Rhodes
Expertise: TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), CALL, Academic Literacy and situated reading, Teaching in Multilingual Contexts
Responsibilities: Language and literacy; MEd Head of Programme

Prof Prakash Singh
Professor Prakash Singh
Position: Professor
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060011
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2898
Fax: 27 41 504 1976
Email: prakash.singh@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BPAED (UDW), DSE, BEd, MEd (Unisa), DEd (UPE), FICB (SA)
Expertise: Collegial Leadership; Curriculum Development; Financial Mgt; Human Capital Development; Emotional Intelligence; Fear Management (Tobephobia); Self-Regulated Learning; Gifted Education; Work-Integrated Learning; Parental Involvement in Education

Rochelle
MS ROCHELLE THORNE
Position: LECTURER
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 01-129C
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 041-5044730
Email: rochelle.thorne@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MEd
Expertise: LANGUAGE AND SCIENCES
Responsibilities: Teaching of Modules PICN 301; PCAH 101 & PAAZ 112

Mr Vukile Tshazibana
Dr Vukile Tshazibana
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060116
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 1194
Fax: 27 41 504 2822
Email: vukile.tshazibana@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA, BEd (Vista), MEd (UDW), JSTC (LLSC) PhD (NMMU)
Expertise: Educational management and leadership, school improvement

jturyagyenda
Ms Joy Turyagyenda
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 60015
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 0415044018
Fax: 04 5041459
Email: joy.turyagyenda@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MEd ICT Education Rhodes University, Bed Makerere University, Short courses: Curriculum Design and Planning + New approaches to Pedagogy Northeastern University: Boston
Expertise: Integration of ICTs in teaching and learning (computers in Education), FET Geography, FET Economics, FET Business Economics, GET Economic Management Studies, New approaches to Pedagogy, Curriculum Design and Planning.
Responsibilities: Lecturing PICS203, PPEV103, PMGE101_102, PMCT101_102, WRX103

Ms Marinda Van Zyl
Ms Marinda Van Zyl
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060134
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4097
Fax: 27 41 504 2822
Email: marinda.vanzyl@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B Prim Ed (FP), FDE, BEdHon (UPE) M Ed(NMMU)
Expertise: Mathematics/Numeracy (FP), Influence of FP teaching & learning on IP performance

Mrs Anneline Vermaak
Mrs Anneline Vermaak
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4587
Fax: 27 41 504 2822
Email: anneline.vermaak@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DipEd (Foundation), Dip in Spec. Ed: Mentally Handicapped, Technology, Specialised (Ort-Step) (UPE), B Ed Hons (UPE)