About Prof Piet Ankiewicz
Prof Piet Ankiewicz has been awarded a C2 NRF rating for his foundational philosophical research on frameworks for technology education with the goal of advancing the teaching and learning of technology. His research interests include the affordances of the philosophy of technology for technology classroom pedagogy, teacher education, indigenous technology knowledge systems, and STEM education. He also has an interest in students’ attitudes towards technology. He recently authored chapters on students’ attitudes towards technology for Springer International Handbook of Technology Education (2018), the implications of Feenberg’s critical theory for technology education for a Brill Sense series book on philosophers of technology (2019), and indigenous technology knowledge systems for Information Age Publishing (2021). A chapter on approaches to teaching STEM for a Springer series has been accepted for publication in 2023. He also co-authored a chapter on human-centred design pedagogies to teach values in technology education for a Springer series (2022). Prof Piet Ankiewicz is now an Emeritus Professor but NRF rated.