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Name: Silondiwe Ngwenya
Location: GNA 229, Robert Sobukwe Building Soweto Campus
Department of Childhood Education, Faculty of Education  Staff Members

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Tel: 011 559 5233


About Ms Silondiwe Ngwenya

Silondiwe Ngwenya is a Lecturer in the Department of Childhood Education, specialising in Science and Technology Education for the Intermediate phase. She earned her academic credentials from the University of Johannesburg, including a BSc in Life and Environmental Science, a BEd Honours in STEM, and an MEd in Science Education. Additionally, she holds a PGCE and a BEd Honours in Educational Management from the University of South Africa. Currently, she is pursuing a PhD in Education (STEM) from the University of Johannesburg, focusing on exploring how immersive virtual reality can develop the spatial abilities of pre-service teachers in science education. Her research interests have always been the dynamic relationships between language in science education and technology-enhanced teaching and learning. She is primarily interested in emerging technologies, especially immersive virtual reality (IVR) and its potential educational applications.

Research Interests

Science education, language in science, virtual reality, technology-enhanced teaching and learning

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