Staff Members

Home » Dr. Fikile Simelane

Name: Winnie Simelane
Location: ADA 206, Ukhamba Building Soweto Campus
Staff  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: +27 11 559 5716


About Dr. Fikile Simelane

About Fikile Simelane

Fikile is part of CALT@UJ team. She teaches IsiZulu @Home-Language level to foundation phase and intermediate phase BEd students.

Recent Publications:

The Science of reading in a foundation phase teacher’s toolkit: Implications for the teaching reading in an African language. Elizabeth Henning and Fikile Simelane

Henning, E., & Simelane, F. (2022). Implications for teaching reading in an African language. Future-Proofing Teacher Education: Voices from South Africa and Beyond. – The chapter suggests that basic neuroscience knowledge about learning to read should be included in the toolkit of teachers and that this could alleviate the challenges that teachers may face.