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Name: Prof Sarah Gravett
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About Prof Sarah Gravett

Sarah Gravett is a professor of teacher education and development at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and was the dean of the Faculty of Education at UJ for fifteen years up to December 2021.  Her research foci have included dialogic teaching, the design of learning environments in higher and adult education and teacher education. Currently, she is mainly involved in projects on education imperatives for a fast-changing world, focusing particularly on teacher education and development. Here she leads and is involved in projects that investigate teacher education models, the incorporation of the science of learning in teacher education, creative coding and educational robotics for teachers, making as a pedagogy and using mixed-reality simulations in teacher education. She is a C-rated researcher and a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf).