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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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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

Dr Margie Childs
Dr Margie Childs
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060115
Location: South Campus
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: South Campus
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

Dr Bruce Damons
Dr Bruce Damons
Position: Director: CCS
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 0130
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 0415043895
Email: Bruce.Damons@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: School leadership, Action Research and Whole School Improvement
Responsibilities: Director of the Centre for the Community School, Faculty of Education. Engagement projects with multiple stakeholders in schools across the Eastern Cape Province. Primary focus is on whole school improvement

Prof Aletta Delport
Prof Aletta Delport
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: Building 6, ground floor, office no 20, NMMU South
Location: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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

Marilyn Gibbs
Dr. Marilyn Gibbs
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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

Dr Tobeka Mapasa
Ms Tobeka Mapasa
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060024
Location: South Campus
Phone: +27 41 504 4583
Email: Tobeka.Mapasa@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: STD (Griffiths Mxenge Col of Educ), 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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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: South Campus
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

Ms Marinda Van Zyl
Ms Marinda Van Zyl
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060134
Location: South Campus
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: South Campus
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)