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Assistant Lecturer
Name: Semoni Cancelliere
Location: GNA 236, Robert Sobukwe Building Soweto Campus
Department of Childhood Education, Faculty of Education, Staff  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: +27 11 559 2769


About Ms. Semoni Cancelliere

Semoni is currently an assistant lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the University of Johannesburg. She has taught Culture and the Natural Environment to second-year students and Teaching Methodology and Practicum to third-year students. Before that, she taught at a primary school for one year and worked in the Faculty of Education as a tutor, research assistant, senior tutor, practicum tutor and administrative assistant for almost nine years. She started her academic career with a Bachelor’s degree in Foundation Phase education, which she obtained from the University of Johannesburg in 2016. Her post graduate qualifications include a BEd Honours degree, which she obtained in 2020 from the University of Johannesburg, a Master’s degree, which she obtained in 2022 from the University of Johannesburg. She is currently a registered PhD candidate and her research focuses on factors that support and inhibit change in teaching practices. Her research interests include competencies for a fast-changing world, project-based teaching and learning and teacher education and development.

Recent publications

Embedding social justice in teacher education and development in Africa (2021). McNaught, C and Gravett, S (Eds.). Chapter 6: Addressing issues of food insecurity in a service-learning gardening project. N. Petersen, J. Maseko, K. Nthimbane & S. Cancelliere.

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