Post-graduate students and Postdoctoral fellows

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Notable alumni

Judy Seligman (PhD 2009: Integrating language and subject content in higher education: A pedagogy for course design,.

Katalin Morgan (PhD) 2011: Textbooks as Mediators in the Intellectual Project of History Education Published in 2013 by Optimus Verlag, Gottingen. Awarded the PhD thesis prize for research by the Centre for Textbook Research, Braunschweig, Germany.

Lamberti (PhD) 2013:  How third-year development studies students construct argument in essays.

Lara Ragpot (EdD Psych) 2012: Student learning in a course on cognitive development in childhood.(Supervision E Henning and J Pillay)

Sonja van der Vyver (Med 2012): An Early Childhood Development Programme in a Rural Settlement Community(Supervision N Petersen and E Henning)

PhD and MEd  graduates (2016-2022)


Ingrid Mostert, Shafika Isaacs, Lydia Plaatjes, Tionge Saka, Poomoney Govender, Hanrie Bezuidenhout, Francois Naude, Lyn, Kok, Kathleen Fonseca, Gadija Petker.


Belinda Tshidumo
Belinda Tshidumo- graduation 2022 MEd

Refilwe Ntsoane, Fikile Simelane/Radebe, Lufuno Tshidumo,  Emanuel Libusha, Charis Alison, Lerato Ndabezitha,  Dean van der Merwe, Roelien Herholdt, Ingrid Reynecke, Adele van der Berg, Frieda Shingenge, Kelsi Arends, Koketso Ntimbane, Jerry Maseko, Rolandi Mostert

Current postgraduate students


Mosa Khasu, Fikile Simelane, Hayley van der Haar, Refilwe Ntsoane, Frieda Shingenge, Delia Arends


Gladys Tshikondela, Catherine Nedambale, Ayanda Dlamini

Postdoctoral Fellows

Current postdoctoral fellows study early mathematical cognition, encounters with robots in dialogue reading books (Dr Hanrie Bezuidenhout) and fNIRS studies of eye-tracking and maths anxiety (Dr Hanrie Bezuidenhout and Dr Candida Barreto).

Previous postdocs were Dr Taiwo Ogunyemi, Prof, Dr Sarah Godsell,  Dr Sonja Brink, Dr. Nic Spaul and Dr. Nicky Roberts.