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Athena Clayton

Lecturer and Educational Psychologist
Name: Athena Clayton
Location: GNA Office 221 Robert Sobukwe Soweto Campus
Centre for Neurodiversity Staff, Department of Educational Psychology  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: 011 559 5239


About Ms Athena Clayton

Ms Athena Clayton is a lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Johannesburg. Her special area of interest is psychological assessment and psychometrics. She has previously worked as a school-based Educational Psychologist. She is passionate about Educational Psychology, particularly all areas of assessment. She also enjoys therapy, devising psychoeducational workshops and classroom interventions, and engaging with various system stakeholders to promote mental health in children.


Masters (Educational Psychology): Assessment and Psychopathology (first and second year)

Honours (Education Psychology): Educational and career assessments

Undergraduate: Education Studies 2B- Foundation and Intermediate phase, Culture and the natural environment 3A


Phd in differentiating the maths curriculum for Foundation Phase learners

Interest in assessments in South Africa

Community engagement

Centre for Neurodiversity, Soweto Campus, UJ

Carl Sithole Children’s Home and Bethany Combined School, Soweto

Funda Ujabule School, Soweto


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