11 May 2022
Volume: 10
Issue: 17
Ms Fatima Al Sayed graduated summa cum laude.

Primary School Teachers’ Construction of Transgender Identity Explored in Master’s Degree

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UKZN Master’s in Education student, Ms Fatima Al Sayed graduated summa cum laude for her research that examines primary school teachers’ construction of transgender identity and how these teachers navigate the daunting task of managing learners who are not gender binary and heterosexually conforming.

Summa cum laude graduate, Ms Thobile Sibiya.

Summa Cum Laude Research Focuses on Inclusion of Disabled Students in Academic Programmes During COVID-19

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Ms Thobile Sibiya was thrilled to graduate summa cum laude with her Honours degree in Educational Psychology for her research that explores the teaching and learning experiences of students living with disabilities during COVID-19 by investigating if these programmes are inclusive of the students’ needs.

Dr Reginald Govender received a PhD in Education.

Learning Coding Through Robotics Earns Staffer a PhD

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Lecturer in Computer Science within the School of Education, Dr Reginald Govender, graduated with his PhD in Education for his research that explored the learning of coding through the use of Robotics among computer registered students with no prior coding knowledge at a university in South Africa.

Master's in Education cum laude graduate, Ms Ntombiningi Mbele.

Enhancing Primary Schools’ Accountability for Performance

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An excited Ms Ntombiningi Mbele graduated cum laude with her Master's in Education from UKZN for her research that focused on how district officials in the form of subject advisors and circuit managers enhance accountability for primary schools’ performance.

Ms Sinenjabulo Mchunu graduated with a Master’s in Education.

Master’s Research Examines Teachers’ Experiences of Using the Jika iMfundo Tracking Tools

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An excited Ms Sinenjabulo Mchunu graduated from UKZN recently with her Master's in Education in which her research explored foundation phase teachers’ experiences of using the Jika iMfundo (turning education around) tracking tools through enhanced curriculum coverage.

Dr Ashnie Mahadew graduated with a PhD in Education.

PhD for UKZN Academic

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Academic in the School of Education, Dr Ashnie Mahadew graduated with her PhD in Education for research that explored an inclusive learning environment in early childhood care and education (ECCE).

Ms Shongani Dladla graduated cum laude.

Honours Research Investigates Sexual Violence Perpetrated in Schools

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An excited Ms Shongani Dladla graduated cum laude from UKZN with her Honours degree in Gender Education for her research that examines the understanding of sexual violence in schools.

Ms Nomarashiya Caluza received a Master's in Education.

KZN SADTU Provincial Secretary Completes Master's in Education

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KwaZulu-Natal South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) Provincial Secretary, Ms Nomarashiya Caluza graduated with a Master's in Education.

PhD in Education graduate, Dr Sibusiso Ngubane.

PhD Zooms in on Masculinities and their Connection to GBV

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Dr Sibusiso Ngubane is excited to graduate with his PhD in Education for his study that looked at Male University Undergraduate Students who are Peer Educators, and their Understanding of Masculinities in the Context of gender-based violence (GBV).

An ecstatic Ms Sinenhlanhla Ngcobo.

Teachers’ Attitudes Towards Same-Sex Desiring Pupils Explored

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An excited Ms Sinenhlanhla Ngcobo graduated with her Master's in Education for her research that explored Teachers’ Perceptions and Attitudes Towards Same-Sex Desiring Learners in One Urban Single-Sex High School.

Mr Luthando Molefe graduated with his Master’s in Education cum laude.

Personal Narrative Inquiry Leads to Master’s Degree

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Teacher, Mr Luthando Molefe, graduated cum laude with his Master's in Education for his research that offers an innovative and motivational example of an early-career teacher using arts-based and personal narrative methods to understand supportive teacher-learner relationships.

Master's in Education cum laude graduate, Ms Sonam Maharaj.

The Power of Storytelling about Past Experiences in Early-Career Teachers’ Identity Development

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Interested in enhancing her professional knowledge and learning, teacher, Ms Sonam Maharaj graduated cum laude with her Master's in Education for her research which explores the power of storytelling about past experiences in early-career teachers’ identity development.

Dr Lerato Sokhulu graduated with her PhD in Education.

Staffer Explores Students’ Experiences of Using Digital Technologies in Research

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UKZN lecturer in the School of Education, Dr Lerato Sokhulu recently graduated with her PhD in Education (Curriculum Studies) for research that explores Master’s Students’ Experiences of Using Digital Technologies in Research.