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

Deputy Dean
Prof  Nokhanyo Mdzanga
Prof Nokhanyo Mdzanga
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060101
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 4564
Fax: 27 41 504 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
Responsibilities: Deputy Dean

Academic Staff
Logamurthie Athiemoolam
Prof Logamurthie Athiemoolam
Position: Associate Professor
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),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

Prof Sylvan Blignaut
Prof Sylvan Blignaut
Position: 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

Dr Margie Childs
Dr Margie Childs
Position: Senior 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), Visual Methodologies

Dr Bruce Damons
Dr Bruce Damons
Position: Project Manager Hubs of Convergence/ Director for the Centre for the Community School
Department: Hubs of Convergence
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

Sanet Deysel
Mrs Sanet Deysel
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: Building 6 0135
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 - 504 4399
Email: Sanet.Deysel@mandela.ac.za
Expertise: Inclusive Education, Barriers to Learning, Learner Support

Andre du Plessis
Associate Prof Andre du Plessis
Position: Associate Professor
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: Diploma in Education (PETC) with distinction, 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: ICT in Education, Primary School Mathematics
My site: http://andreduplessis.nmmu.ac.za

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

Reinhold
Mr Reinhold Gallant
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: Building 6 Room 025
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4578
Email: Reinhold.Gallant@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA HDE Bed Hons (cum laude) Med
Expertise: Language teaching and Social Science
Responsibilities: Teaching Method of Geograhy and Afrikaans

Deirdre Geduld
Dr Deirdre Geduld
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: School for Initial Teacher Education
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: 041 504 2375
Email: Deidre.geduld@mandela.ac.za
Responsibilities: Head of Programme:BEd Foundation Phase

Ms Thandiwe Hlam
Ms Thandiwe Hlam
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 06-01-14
Location: Missionvale 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

Badroen Ismail
Dr Badroen Ismail
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: Building 6, Room 0129
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 4016
Email: badroen.ismail@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BCom (Computer Science) - UWC, MCom (Economics) - Vista, PhD (Islamic Finance) - NMMU
Expertise: Islamic finance, Islamic NGOs, Behavioral economics, Development economics
Responsibilities: Lecturing and Research
My site: http://www.nmmu.ac.za/BadroenIsmail/

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
Prof Mathabo Khau
Position: Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor
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

Dewaldk
Mr Dewald Koen
Position: Lecturer
Department: School for Initial Teacher Education
Room: 060020
Location: South Campus
Phone: 0415044590
Email: Dewald.Koen@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA, BA Hons (Afrikaans & Dutch), MA (Afrikaans & Dutch), PGCE (NMMU)
Expertise: Afrikaans Literature, Ecocriticism, Afrikaans Youth Literature
Responsibilities: Lecturing (Afrikaans HL, FAL and Communication) & Research

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

Tobeka Mapasa
Dr Tobeka Mapasa
Position: Head of Department
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

Nomawonga Msutwana
Dr Nomawonga Msutwana
Position: lecturer
Department: School for Continuing Professional Development
Room: Education building 6 01 08
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 - 5044731
Email: nomawonga.msutwana@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: M.Ed (cum laude), PhD
Expertise: Educational psychology, sexuality education
Responsibilities: Teaching Education and Life Skills modules

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

Mrs Helena Oosthuizen
Mrs Helena Oosthuizen
Position: HOD: Post Schooling
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

kpapu
Ms Kholisa Papu
Position: Lecturer
Department: School for Initial Teacher Education
Room: Building 6, Ground Floor, Room 18
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 1188
Email: kholisa.papu@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: M Ed (cum laude); BA Hons English; BA Media Communication and Culture (MCC)
Expertise: Academic literacies, Language and literacy across the curriculum, English HL & FAL, IsiXhosa & English Translation
Responsibilities: Teach English as a Home Language and First Additional Language across Education programmes, Intermediate Phase, Senior/FET Phase, Post graduate Certificate in Education; Teach isiXhosa for conversational competency; conduct PhD research

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

 Krishnavani (Shervani)  Pillay
Prof Shervani Pillay
Position: Associate Professor
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: Senior Lecturer

Lazolar
Mr Lazola Rusi
Position: Lecturer
Department: Education Research
Room: 60111
Location: South Campus
Fax: n/a
Email: Lazola.Rusi@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Masters
Expertise: Natural Science and Mathematics
Responsibilities: Lecturing Natural Sciences

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

tseitshiro
Mr Tshidiso Seitshiro
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: South Campus
Phone: 0415044940
Email: tshidiso.seitshiro@mandela.ac.za
Expertise: Technical, Vocational and Training
Responsibilities: Lecturing in the Advance Diploma in Technical and Vocational Teaching

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

Margaretha Elizabeth
Dr Marelize van Heerden (Marx)
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 06 01 20
Location: South Campus
Phone: +27 41 5044579
Email: marelize.vanheerden@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (NMMU), MMus (UPE), BMus (UPE), UVLM, LRSM, IDTA.
Expertise: Creative Arts (Music / Dance), Philosophy of Education
Responsibilities: Module designer, Module coordinator and lecturer of Creative Arts, Method of FET Music and Philosophy of Education modules in Foundation, Intermediate and SP/FET Phase and PGCE programmes. Research in dance education and social cohesion.

Ms Marinda Van Zyl
Ms Marinda Van Zyl
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 060134
Location: Missionvale 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: 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), Master’s Degree in Education :Cum Laude

William Zivanayi
Mr William Zivanayi
Position: Lecturer
Department: School for Continuing Professional Development
Room: 060012
Location: South Campus
Phone: 2678
Email: william.zivanayi@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MEd
Expertise: Chemistry Education
Responsibilities: Teaching

Obakeng Kagola
Obakeng Kagola
Email: Obakeng.Kagola@mandela.ac.za

Zakhile Somlata
Dr Zakhile Somlata
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 0014
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 4564
Email: Zakhile.Somlata@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BA, HDE (UWC); BA Hons, MA (Stell); PhD (Rhodes)
Expertise: IsiXhosa Language Teaching, Language Policy, Multilingualism, and Communication.

Anass Bayago
Anass Bayago
Email: Anass.Bayaga@mandela.ac.za

Cina Mosito
Cina Mosito
Email: Cina.Mosito@mandela.ac.za

Vuyani Matsha
Vuyani Matsha
Position: Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: 013
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.

Emeritus Professors
Prof Naydene de Lange
Prof Naydene de Lange
Position: Professor
Department: Faculty of Education
Room: Postgraduate suite, Lower Ground Floor, Building 11
Location: South Campus
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 Paul Webb
Prof Paul Webb
Position: Acting Dean: Faculty of Education
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 2565
Email: paul.webb@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc, MEd (Rhodes), MSc (UPE), STD (Cape Town), PhD (Curtin)
Expertise: Science Education, Nature of Science, Classroom Discussion and Argumentation, Writing to Learn Science, Scientific Literacy
Responsibilities: Director: CERTI

Prof Maria Magdalena (Nonnie) Botha
Prof Maria (Nonnie) Botha
Position: Emeritus Professor
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Off-campus
Email: nonnie.botha@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: D Ed (UNIN), M Ed (UNIN), B Ed (UNISA), BA (UP), HDE (postgraduate) (UNISA)
Expertise: Postgraduate Policies, Practices and Pedagogies; Higher Education Curriculum and Management
Responsibilities: Postgraduate research supervision, Research, Capacity building interventions