College of Education

Unisa academic develops new theory to teach technology education

CEDU’s Prof Tomé Mapotse’s Technology Education Cascading Theory has been published on the global information systems Springer Technology Education publications domain. Read more

Some grade threes have it—most don’t

Dr Donna Hannaway of the Department of Early Childhood Education and Development says not all learners have access to the technology-based learning they need in order to thrive in a modern, technology-driven world. Read more

CEDU committed to transformation

Speaking at the latest Leading Change round-table discussion, Prof Veronica McKay said that in higher education the equity of access and the equity of success were still unanswered questions. Read more

Included in every facet of education and life

CEDU's Dr Jacomina Motitswe is determined not to allow learners with disabilities to be marginalised through the lack of practical implementation at schools. Read more

Embracing open distance e-learning and multiple discourses

Prof Narend Baijnath, CHE CEO, spoke at CEDU’s seventh annual Teacher Education at a Distance Conference about the challenges faced by ODeL institutions when managing the task of educating teachers in an ever-changing, digitising world. Read more

Finding a new voice in a new culture

Dr Loyiso Luvalo, from the Department of Educational Foundations in the College of Education, completed his PhD this year with a focus on the institutional culture of a post-merger institution of higher education. Read more

Caring for vulnerable children

A CEDU community project supports and assists the Bramley Child and Youth Care Centre in Groenkloof. Read more

Restoring the balance

CEDU’s Prof Phillip Higgs told the fifth World Congress on Education Research in Russia that it was necessary to reassert the significance of indigenous African knowledge in the face of hegemonic Western forms of knowledge. Read more

Unisa to establish UNESCO Chair on ODL

CEDU’s Prof Moeketsi Letseka says this initiative will go a long way to support sustainable development goals through distance learning. Read more

How deep are your pockets?

A recent CEDU seminar underscored the disturbing evidence that most parents of children with autism in South Africa cannot afford the cost of therapeutic, remedial, and biomedical interventions. Read more