05 April 2017
Volume: 5
Issue: 10
Mr Sihle Ngidi graduates with a Bachelor of Education Honours degree from UKZN.

Women School Principals in KZN Face Increasing Challenges Because of their Gender – Research Finding

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KwaZulu-Natal school principals who are women are often challenged because of their gender.

Former petty criminal now university graduate Mr Thulasizwe Mathenjwa with his sons, nine-year-old Wanele (left) and Uyanda (10).

Drug Dealer Turns Over New Leaf and Triumphs

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After being shot and wounded during a drug-related incident seven years ago, Mr Thulasizwe Cedric Mathenjwa turned his life around and has graduated from UKZN with a Social Science degree.

Ms Faathima Desai graduates summa cum laude with an Honours degree in Education.

Quality School Education at the Centre of Honours Research

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The search for quality school education was at the heart of research done by high school teacher Ms Faathima Desai who graduated with an Honours degree in Education summa cum laude.

Dr Pryah Mahabeer, a Lecturer at the School of Education, graduates with a PhD in Education.

Education Lecturer Explores Curriculum Intellectualisation in PhD Study

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Dr Pryah Mahabeer, a lecturer from the School of Education, graduated with her PhD in Education for her research that explored the identities, experiences and imaginings of curriculum decision-makers engaged in the construction processes of numerous teacher education frameworks.

Mr Siyanda Ngcobo who received his Master’s degree in Education.

Study on Gender-Based Violence and Access to Education Earns Teacher Master’s Degree

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Research for a Master’s Degree in Education examined how schoolgirls aged between 13 and 18 interpret the ways in which unequal power relations impact on their access to education...

School of Education staff member Ms Tyzer Khumalo graduates with a Bachelor of Education Honours degree.

Graduate Explores Assessment Strategies for English Second Language Speakers at University

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My decision to enrol for an Honours in Education degree was to challenge and empower myself. Having done that, I feel I can now take on a bigger project...

Dr Blanche Ndlovu, a lecturer in the School of Education, graduates with a PhD in Education.

Pedagogic Practices in Teaching Grade 1 Maths Under the Spotlight

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A lecturer in the School of EducationDr Blanche Ndlovu, graduated with a PhD in Education after completing research examining the understanding of teachers about their learning theories on pedagogic practices in teaching mathematical concepts in Grade 1.

Dr Barbara Bowley graduated with a PhD in Education.

Importance of Sport in Development of Young Boys Examined by Doctoral Graduate

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‘Surreal, that’s what it feels like to graduate with a PhD. It has consumed so much of my life, I don’t quite know what to do now!’ said Dr Barbara Bowley, after graduating with a PhD in Education.

Ms Alma Charlotte van Belkum who graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development.

Graduate Follows in Footsteps of her Mother and Grandmother!

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Ms Alma Charlotte van Belkum, the daughter of UKZN’s Psychiatric Nursing lecturer, Ms Charlotte Engelbrecht, graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development, making her the third generation in the family to graduate.

Grade 1 Teacher, Nontuthuko Phewa, who graduated summa cum laude with a Master’s degree in Education.

Education Student Graduates Summa Cum Laude for Self-Study on Teacher/Learner Relationships

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Grade 1 teacher Ms Nontuthuko Phewa graduated summa cum laude with a Master’s degree in Education for her research on supportive relationships between teachers and learners.

From left: Mr Thulasizwe Mathenjwa, Ms Thandeka Hlongwa, Mr Lance Ross and Mr Nkosenhle Duma recently graduated from UKZN.

Graduates with Disabilities Excel Against all Odds

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Four students with disabilities have graduated with Social Science degrees from UKZN.

Ms Sinenhlanhla Mbambo who graduated with a summa cum laude Master’s degree in Education.

Masters Graduate Examines Primary School Teachers’ Perceptions and Management of Bullying

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Teachers’ perceptions and management regarding bullying in a primary school in KwaMashu, Durban, were explored by Ms Sinenhlanhla Mbambo during research for her Master’s degree...

Ms Rabia Rizvi, who graduated cum laude from UKZN with a Master’s degree in Education.

Violence in Primary Schools Researched by Masters Graduate

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Armed with steely determination and a passion for learning, Ms Rabia Rizvi focused her research on how violent masculinities occur at a primary school in Chatsworth, Durban.

School of Education staff member Mrs Bongekile Mnguni graduates with her Bachelor of Education Honours degree.

Education Graduate Examines Advertising Culture in Business Studies Textbooks

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Mrs Bongekile Mnguni, a staff member in the School of Education, recently graduated with her Bachelor of Education Honours degree for her research that examined how the cultural representation..

School of Education staff member Ms Nontuthuzelo Mkhize, graduates with a Bachelor of Education Honours degree.

No More Sleepless Nights for Honours Graduate!

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‘I feel so much better now all those sleepless nights are in the past. I also feel empowered as a woman in a democratic South Africa.’

Dr Andrew Ross who graduated with a PhD in Education.

Family Medicine Specialist Graduates with Doctorate in Education

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Recipient of the prestigious Order of Baobab (Silver Medal) and lecturer and Principal Specialist of Family Medicine, Dr Andrew Ross, has graduated with a PhD in Education from the College of Humanities.

Dr Lifeas Kapofu graduates with his PhD in Science Education.

Urban Black Youth Culture in Classrooms Examined

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‘Urban Black Youth Culture (UBYC)’ in the life sciences classrooms of a desegregated former Model C school was the subject of anthropological research done by Dr Lifeas Kapofu for his PhD in Science Education.