Education is a broad discipline that includes learning how to teach others and understanding how people learn during different stages of their lives. The focus of what you study will depend on your interests: Is early childhood education a passion, or would you like to teach older learners? Are you interested in lifelong learning, education policy or curriculum design? Whatever your choice, you have a chance to impact the lives of others.Study with us
We offer high-quality teaching and thoughtfully developed undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Further to this, we offer teacher development in diverse subject areas for in-service teachers. Our research interests are varied, ranging from Mathematics Literacy and Multilingual Education to Early Childhood Development and Indigenous Knowledge Systems.History of the School
Research projects, initiatives and centres
The UNESCO Chair in Teacher Education for Diversity & Development promotes research and training in the field of teacher education.
The Centre for Researching Education and Labour (REAL) conducts research, offers academic teaching programmes and provides support to policymakers and regulatory institutions.
The Hub for Multilingual Education and Literacies (HuMEL) investigates the concurrent use of two or more languages in education.
The Centre for Deaf Studies: training of teachers of the Deaf, equitable learning and research in the field of Deaf Education.
The Early Grade Reading Study SRC is Improving English First Additional Language Literacy in the Foundation Phase.
Prof. Jill Adler holds the SARChI Chair in Mathematics Education. The central goal of the Chair is to strengthen the mathematics pipeline in secondary schools.