Acting Executive Dean: Faculty of Education
Heloise Sathorar
Prof Heloise Sathorar
Position: Acting Executive Dean
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060102
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2382
Email: heloise.sathorar@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B.Com, HDE, B Ed (Hons), MBA , PhD
Expertise: Accounting Education, Economics Education, Business and Entrepreneurship Education, Humanising Pedagogy, Critical Pedagogy, Decolinisation, Teacher Education, Higher Education

Acting Deputy Dean: Faculty of Education
Shervani K. Pillay
Prof Shervani Pillay
Position: Acting Deputy Dean
Department: Post Graduate Studies
Room: Post Graduate Commons Room 3
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4208
Fax: 041 504 2822
Email: shervani.pillay@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Dip Edu (Dower), HDE (Hewat), BA Hons (UDW), MEd (UN), PhD (NMMU)
Expertise: Curriculum, Chaos Complexity Theory, Higher Education, Policy development & Management

Heads of Department
Tobeka Mapasa
Dr Tobeka Mapasa
Position: HOD
Department: Primary School Education – Intermediate Phase
Room: 060024
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4583
Email: tobeka.mapasa@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: STD (Griffiths Mxenge Col of Educ), BA (Ed) (UNISA), B Tech (PE Tech), M Ed (NMMU), PhD
Expertise: Educational Management

Mrs Helena Oosthuizen
Mrs Helena Oosthuizen
Position: HOD: Post Schooling
Department: Post Schooling
Room: 060019
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2267
Fax: 086 618 5650
Email: helena.oosthuizen@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc Hons Zoology, HDE, Post Grad, Bastions, MSC
Expertise: Life Science & ICT

Doh Nubia Walters
Dr Doh Nubia Walters
Position: Head of Department
Department: Post Graduate Studies
Room: 60133
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2969
Email: walters.dohnubia@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B Ed Curriculum Studies and teaching (UB), MEd Curriculum Studies (UKZN), PhD Curriculum Studies (NWU)
Expertise: Curriculum studies development & implementation, Higher education, postgraduate studies, quality assurance

Ayanda Simayi
Dr Ayanda Simayi
Position: HOD for Senior Secondary Education
Department: Primary School Education – Intermediate Phase
Room: 0601
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4697
Email: Ayanda.Simayi@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Dip (Maths and Biology) (Lennox Sebe Teachers College) BA (Psy and Ed) (UNISA), B Ed Hons (Maths and Phys Sci), M Ed (Physical Science Teaching), PhD (Mandela Uni)
Expertise: Sexual concepts, Xhosa culture, Indigenised Teaching Strategies for bridging the gap between taboo sexual concepts and western science concepts.

Professors
Logamurthie Athiemoolam
Prof Logamurthie Athiemoolam
Position: Professor
Department: Secondary School Education
Room: 60023
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2367
Fax: 041 504 2822
Email: logamurthie.athiemoolam@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BPAED (UDW), BEd (Rhodes),DSE (Media centre Science -Unisa), M.Ed (UPE), DEd (UPE), BA (Hons -English(Cum Laude) – NMU) and BA (Hons- Psychology- NMU)
Expertise: Multicultural Education, English Language Teaching, Drama-in-Education, Educational Management

Anass Bayaga
Prof Anass Bayaga
Position:  Professor of Neuro-Mathematics (STEM), Cognitive Enhancement, Human-computer Interaction and Privacy
Department: Secondary School Education
Room: 60008b
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 3943
Email: Anass.Bayaga@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B Ed Hons, Post Grad Certificate, MEd, MCom, PhD
Expertise: Cognitive

Prof Sylvan Blignaut
Prof Sylvan Blignaut
Position: Professor
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 1113
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4086
Email: sylvan.blignaut@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA (UWC), BA Hons (UWC), STD (UWC), BEd (UPE), MEd (UPE), DEd (NMMU)
Expertise: Curriculum Studies, Post Graduate Studies

Associate Professors
Andre du Plessis
Associate Prof Andre du Plessis
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Primary School Education – Intermediate Phase
Room: 060130
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4033
Fax: 041 504 1633
Email: andre.duplessis@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: HDE (PETC), BA (UPE), MEd (RU), PhD (NMMU)
Expertise: Mathematics Education: Intermediate Phase, ICT implementation and integration in schools, ICT and teacher development. Mentoring experiences, perceptions and strategies of pre-service students

Deirdre Geduld
Prof Deirdre Geduld
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Primary School Education – Foundation Phase
Room: 0205 Building 524
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 2375
Email: deidre.geduld@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: HDE (Dower College), B Ed Hons, MEd, DEd (NMMU)
Expertise: Primary School teaching: Inclusive education and barriers to learning, School Based Learning

Mathabo Khau
Prof Mathabo Khau
Position:  Associate Professor
Department: Post Graduate Studies
Room: 060107
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4861
Fax: 041 504 4361
Email: mathabo.khau@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc Ed (Nat Univ of Lesotho), PGDE (Life Orientation) (RAU), B Ed Hons, MEd, 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

Prof  Nokhanyo Mdzanga
Prof Nokhanyo Mdzanga
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Post Graduate Studies
Room: 1114
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4564
Fax: 041 504 1977
Email: nokhanyo.mdzanga@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

Cina Mosito
Prof Cina Mosito
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Primary School Education – Foundation Phase
Room: 60017
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2370
Email: Cina.Mosito@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA (Education) (NUL); Diploma in Specialised Education Remedial), B Ed Hons, MEd (Education Support),PhD (UCT).
Expertise: Inclusive Education, Teacher Education, Educational Psychology

Senior Lecturers
Margie Childs
Dr Margie Childs
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Primary School Education – Intermediate Phase
Room: 060115
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2393
Email: margie.childs@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: HDE (PET), BA, MPhil (UPE), DEd (NMMU)
Expertise: Curriculum, Literacy (Early Years - Academic Literacy), Visual Methodologies

Dr Eileen Scheckle
Dr Eileen Scheckle
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Post Graduate Studies
Room: Post Graduate Room 4
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2828
Fax: 041 504 9444
Email: eileen.scheckle@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA(Ed), BA (Ed), BA Hons (English), B Ed (Wits) MPhil (TELI, US) PhD (Rhodes)
Expertise: TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), CALL, Academic Literacy and situated reading, Teaching in Multilingual Contexts

Badroen Ismail
Dr Badroen Ismail
Position: Lecturer
Department: Secondary School Education
Room: 0129
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4016
Email: badroen.ismail@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BCom (Computer Science)-UWC, MCom (Economics), PhD (Islamic Finance)-NMMU
Expertise: Islamic finance, Islamic NGOs, Behavioural economics, Development economics

Lecturers
Sanet Deysel
Dr Sanet Deysel
Position: Lecturer
Department: Primary School Education – Foundation Phase
Room: 60135
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4399
Email: Sanet.Deysel@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: HDE(PETTC), FDE (UPE), B Ed, Med, PhD (Mandela Uni)
Expertise: Inclusive Education, Barriers to Learning, Learner Support

Dewaldk
Dr Dewald Koen
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060112
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4590
Email: Dewald.Koen@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA (Afrikaans, Dutch & English), BA Hons (Afrikaans & Dutch), MA (Afrikaans), PGCE (FET) (NMMU), DPhil (Afrikaans) (UFH)
Expertise: Afrikaans Literature, Afrikaans Youth Literature, Afrikaans Pedagogy (Intermediate, Senior and FET Phases) and Ecocriticism (Afrikaans Poetry)
Responsibilities: Lecturing, Research and Postgraduate Supervision
My site: https://nmmu.academia.edu/DewaldKoen

Malesela Maepa
Mr Malesela Maepa
Position: Lecturer
Department: Primary School Education – Intermediate Phase
Room: 060133
Location: Bird Street Campus
Phone: 041 504 2834
Email: malesela.maepa@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B Ed (Geography and History); BA Hons (History); M Ed (Curriculum & Professional Studies) – University of Limpopo. PGD (Public Management) – Regenesys Business College.
Expertise: Social Sciences (History and Geography)

Makhosi Princess Madimabe-Mofokeng
Mrs Makhosi Madimabe-Mofokeng
Position: Lecturer
Department: Secondary School Education
Room: 06016D
Location: South Campus
Phone: 0415042238
Email: Makhosi.Madimabe@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc (UFS) PGCE (UNISA), B Ed Hons (UFS), MEd (UFS)
Expertise: Mathematics & Mathematical Literacy Education

Lucky Maluleke
Dr Lucky Maluleke
Position: Lecturer
Department: Post Schooling
Room: 060025
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 3526
Email: Lucky.Maluleke@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSocSci, B Ed Hons (Educ & Dev), MEd Adult Education (UKZN), PhD (Mandela University)
Expertise: Vocational Pedagogy and Curriculum Studies

Vuyani Matsha
Dr Vuyani Matsha
Position: Lecturer
Department: Secondary School Education
Room: 060013
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4767
Email: vuyani.matsha@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B.Sc (UFH), HED (UFH); B.Ed Hon. (UFH), M.Ed (LEEDS) PhD (NMU)
Expertise: Mathematics and Language, Mathematical Literacy, and Use of GeoGebra in Mathematics Education.

Nomawonga Msutwana
Dr Nomawonga Msutwana
Position: Lecturer
Department: Primary School Education – Intermediate Phase
Room: 060015
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4731
Email: nomawonga.msutwana@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: HDE (Sec Teach), B Ed Hons, MEd (NMMU) cum laude, PhD (Mandela Uni)
Expertise: Educational psychology, sexuality education

Kholisa Papu
Ms Kholisa Papu
Position: Lecturer
Department: Secondary School Education
Room: 060018
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2375
Email: kholisa.papu@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA Media Communication and Culture (MCC); BA Hons; M Ed
Expertise: Academic literacies, Language and literacy across the curriculum, English HL & FAL, IsiXhosa & English Translation

Ayanda Simayi
Dr Ayanda Simayi
Position: HOD for Senior Secondary Education
Department: Primary School Education – Intermediate Phase
Room: 0601
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4697
Email: Ayanda.Simayi@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Dip (Maths and Biology) (Lennox Sebe Teachers College) BA (Psy and Ed) (UNISA), B Ed Hons (Maths and Phys Sci), M Ed (Physical Science Teaching), PhD (Mandela Uni)
Expertise: Sexual concepts, Xhosa culture, Indigenised Teaching Strategies for bridging the gap between taboo sexual concepts and western science concepts.

Rochelle Thorne
Ms Rochelle Thorne
Position: Lecturer
Department: Primary School Education – Intermediate Phase
Room: 60016
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4730
Email: rochelle.thorne@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: HDE IV (SP) (Dower College of Education), B Ed Hons, MEd (Science and Language) (NMMU)
Expertise: Language and sciences

Marelize Van Heerdan
Dr Marelize Van Heerden
Position: Lecturer
Department: Secondary School Education
Room: 06 01 20
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 5044579
Email: marelize.vanheerden@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BMus (UPE), MMus (UPE), PhD (NMMU), UVLM, LRSM, IDTA
Expertise: Creative Arts (Music / Dance), Philosophy of Education

Ms Marinda Van Zyl
Ms Marinda Van Zyl
Position: Lecturer
Department: Primary School Education – Intermediate Phase
Room: 0208 524
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 4097
Fax: 041 504 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

William Zivanayi
Dr William Zivanayi
Position: Lecturer
Department: Secondary School Education
Room: 060012
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2678
Email: william.zivanayi@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Cert Ed, B Ed (Chem), MSc (Maths and Science) (UZ), PhD (Mandela Uni)
Expertise: Chemistry Education

Tarryn Lovemore
Dr Tarryn Lovemore
Position: Lecturer
Department: Primary School Education – Intermediate Phase
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4098
Email: tarryn.lovemore@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Mathematics Education) (Rhodes University); MEd (Mathematics Education) (Rhodes University); BEd Honours (Educational Support) (Stellenbosch University); BEd Intermediate Phase (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University - NMMU)
Expertise: Mathematics Education (Intermediate Phase)

Associate Lecturers
Reinhold
Mr Reinhold Gallant
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Secondary School Education
Room: 060025
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4578
Email: Reinhold.Gallant@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA HDE (UWC), B Ed Hons, M Ed (MANDELA UNI)
Expertise: Language teaching and Social Science

Joshua Jacobs
Mr. Joshua Jacobs
Position: Associate Lecturer: Information Communication Technology
Department: Primary School Education – Intermediate Phase
Room: 060129
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 1194
Email: Josh.Jacobs@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Bachelor of Education (Further Education and Training) (NMU); Bachelor of Education Honours in Educational Psychology (Cum Laude) (NMU)
Expertise: Information Communication Technology, Technology Enhanced Learning & Learning Technologies

Ntombi Malinga
Ms Ntombi Malinga
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Secondary School Education
Room: 060106B
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2424
Email: Serah.Malinga@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Secondary Teachers Diploma (Commercial Education)-Eshowe College of Education; Bachelor of Accounting Sciences (Accounting and Auditing- Unisa; B Ed Honours (Educational Management) – Unisa, MEd (Educational Leadership and Policy Studies)- Wits
Expertise: Accounting Education, Economic and Management Science Education and Economic and Management Science

Helen Septoo
Ms Helen Septoo
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Primary School Education – Foundation Phase
Room: 0207 Building 524
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 4257
Email: Helen.Septoo@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Junior Primary Diploma (Dower College), DSE: ReMEdial Education (UPE), B Ed Hons (NMMU)
Expertise: Mathematics/ Numeracy (FP), Influence of FP Teaching & learning