Permanent Staff

Prof Shireen Motala

Phone: +27 11 559 7206

Ms Thembela Cebekulu

Administrative Office
Phone: +27 11 559 7277

Post-Doctoral Research Fellows

Dr Otilia Chiramba

Senior Post- doctoral research fellow
Email: Email:

Dr Mthobisi Ndaba

Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Email: mndaba

Dr Halima Namakula

Post- Doctoral Research Fellow

Dr Marcina Singh

Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Dr Hennades Tabe

Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Prof Solomon Arulraj David

Research Associate
Affiliation: The British University in Dubai (UAE)

Prof Joel Samoff

Research Associate
Affiliation: Stanford University (USA)

Dr Kirti Menon

Research Associate
Affiliation: University of Johannesburg

Dr Venise Joubert

Research Associate
Affiliation: SANTS Private Higher
Education Institution

Prof Everard Weber

Research Associate
Affiliation: University of Pretoria

Prof Gina Wisker

Research Associate
Affiliation: University of Bath, UK

Prof Moyra Keane

Research Associate
Affiliation: University of Johannesburg

Dr Zahraa McDonald

Research Associate
Affiliation: University of Johannesburg

Dr Clive Kronenberg

Research Associate
Affiliation: University of Johannesburg

Dr David Matsepe

Research Associate
Affiliation: South African Democratic Teachers Union

Prof Gert van der Westhuizen

Research Associate
Affiliation: University of Johannesburg

Advisory Members

Name Title
Prof Jonathan JansenDistinguished Professor, Stellenbosch University
Prof Yusuf SayedSouth African Research Chair in International Teacher Education and Director of CITE and University of Sussex
Prof Mohamed Saleem BadatResearch Professor in Humanities, University of Kwazulu-Natal
Professor Suzanne OrtegaPresident, Council of Graduate Schools, Washington DC, USA
Dr. Emnet Tadesse WoldegiorgisAssociate Professor, APK Ali Mazrui Centre for Higher Education Studies, UJ
Prof Angina ParekhEmeritus Professor, UJ
Prof Letlhokwa MpediDVC Academic, UJ
Prof Sarah GravettProfessor of Education, Faculty of Education, UJ
Prof Thea De WetSenior Director, Academic Development and Support, UJ
Prof Laura CzerniewiczProfessor, UCT
Dr Kirti MenonSenior Director, Centre for Teaching Excellence, UJ
Prof Chrissie BougheyEmeritus Professor, Rhodes University
Prof Gina WiskerProfessor, University of Bath, UK
Dr Whitfield GreenCEO, Council on Higher Education (CHE)
Thandi LewinDeputy Director General, Department of Higher Education and Training
Prof Ahmed BawaCEO, Universities South Africa
Prof Barbara DooleyDean of Graduate Studies and Deputy Registrar, University College Dublin, Ireland
Prof Leila PatelProfessor, SARChI Chair, SARChI Welfare & Social Development
Prof Adekeye AdebajoSenior Research Fellow, Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship (CAS), University of Pretoria
Prof Andre KeetDeputy Vice-Chancellor: Engagement and Transformation, Nelson Mandela University
Prof Joel SamoffAdjunct Professor, Center for African Studies, Stanford University
Prof Aslam FataarDistinguished Professor, Faculty of Education Transformation Division, and University of Stellenbosch
Prof Ruksana OsmanSenior DVC Academic, Wits
Prof Moyra KeaneProfessor UJ.
Prof Gert van der WesthuizenEmeritus Professor, UJ
Prof Narend Baijnath (posthumous)Chairman, Board of Governors, Commonwealth of Learning
Prof Nadine PetersenExecutive Dean, Faculty of Education, UJ
Prof Michael SamuelProfessor, University of KwaZulu Natal
Prof Elaine UnterhalterProfessor of Education and International Development, University College London, London University, UK
Prof Stephanie BurtonUniversity of Pretoria
Prof Teboho MojaProfessor of Higher Education, New York University, New York, USA
Prof Jane KnightProfessor, University of Toronto, Canada
Prof Lis LangeDVC Academic, UCT
Prof Felix MaringeEmeritus Professor, Wits University
Prof Jean BaxenDVC : Academic, Sol Plaatjie University
Prof Crain SoudienEmeritus Professor, UCT and NMU
Prof Juliet PerumalHead of School of Education, Wits University
Prof Premesh LaluProfessor, Centre for Humanities Research, UWC
Dr Andrew KanikiFormer  Executive Director  NRF
Prof Vasu ReddyDean, Faculty of Humanities, UP
Dr Carol NonkweloDirector of Research, UP
Prof Leila KajeeProfessor, Faculty of Education, UJ
Dr Alexander HasgallHead: Council on Doctoral Education, European Universities Association
Prof Penelope AndrewsJohn Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law; Director, Racial Justice Project, New York Law School



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The integration of Information and Communication Technologies in the teaching of reading in high schools in Eswatini
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Transitions: University-Workplace Trajectories of Previously Disadvantaged Individual Graduates in Non-professional Disciplines

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The implementation of social justice frameworks around access and equity in the context of the application of teaching and learning technologies in public higher education

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Emelda Ndinteh

The biographical experiences of international students from Cameroon in a chosen university in South Africa: considering the challenges encountered and how they mitigated these to success.

Jephson Chigaba

The role of Critical Thinking in the Educational Foundations of Zimbabwe’s Teacher Education Programs: A Critique of two selected institutions.

Charles Simoko

Cognitive apprenticeship in the early childhood teacher training programmes: A case of two Higher Education institutions in Zimbabwe

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Teachers’ understanding and experiences of integrating Natural Sciences and Technology and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in relation to improve teaching and learning.