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Name: Hilma Namakula
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About Dr Halima Namakula

Dr. Halima Namakula is a postdoctoral fellow affiliated with SARCHi Teaching and Learning at the University of Johannesburg. She holds a BA/Ed from Makerere University Uganda, a B.Ed. (Hons), and an M. Ed from Rhodes University, as well as a Ph.D. in Education from the University of the Witwatersrand. Dr. Namakula’s research interests encompass various topics, including academic literacy development, access to higher education, ICT in Education, early childhood development, and teacher development. Prior joining the University of Johannesburg, Dr. Namakula worked at the Wits School of Education as a tutor for Education Studies 1-4 on the B. Ed program. During her time there, she made significant contributions to the development of students’ knowledge in Education studies and academic literacy practices, highlighting her expertise in this field. Dr. Namakula’s knowledge and perspectives have been showcased through her co-authorship of five articles and one book chapter. Her published works delve into critical areas such as academic literacy, access to education, and teaching and learning in higher education. These publications reflect her dedication to advancing scholarship and contributing to important conversations within the field of education.