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Head of Department
Name: Suraiya Naicker
Location: B-Ring 418A / RS 225 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
DELM Staff, Department of Education Leadership and Management, Faculty of Education  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: +27 11 559 2682 / 5238

Email: snaicker@uj.ac.za

About Dr Suraiya Naicker

Highest qualification

 

Degree: PhD (Education Leadership and Management)
Institution: University of Johannesburg
Title: Dr
Supervisor: Professor Raj Mestry

Research information

Current research interests

Distributive leadership, education change, systems theory in education distributive leadership, education change, systems theory in education

List of publications

Mestry, R & Naicker, S.R. (2015). Exploring distributive leadership in South African public primary schools in the Soweto region. In Beycioglu, K. & Pashiardis, P (Eds) Multidimensional perpectives on principal leadership effectiveness. Hershey, P.A. PA:IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-6591-0.

Naicker, S.R. & Mestry, R. (2013). Teachers’ reflections on distributive leadership in public primary schools in Soweto. South African Journal of Education, 33(2):1-15.

Naicker, S.R. & Mestry, R. (2011). Distributive leadership in public schools: Experiences and perceptions of teachers in the Soweto region. Perspectives in Education, 29(4):99-108.

Teaching information

Courses taught in the past

Undergraduate

  • Professional Studies

Postgraduate

  • B.Ed (Hons) – Research Project: Education leadership and management (APK)

Courses to be taught this year

Undergraduate

  • Teaching studies 2A (APK)
  • English methodology and practicum 2B: Intermediate phase (SWC)
  • Teaching methodology and practicum 2A (APK)

Postgraduate

  • B.Ed (Hons) – Research Project: Education leadership and management (APK)

Current students

Masters

Herma Gilliland – Strategies that principal’s employ to create a school environment conducive to the psychological empowerment of teachers

PhD

Seipati P Ramango – The role of the school management team in the management of school based support in mainstream classrooms

Other information

  • 2009 – New Generations Scholarship for M.Ed from the University of Johannesburg
  • 2011 – Vice-Chancellor’s Medal for top M.Ed student
  • 2011 – New Generations Scholarship for PhD from the University of Johannesburg