Prof Akpovire Oduaran
School directorBEd Hons in History (University of Benin, Nigeria), MA in Adult Education Programme Development (Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria), PhD (University of Ibadan, Nigeria) +27 18 389 2208 Email Building A9, Office 104, Mafikeng Campus
Adult and lifelong learning, continuing professional development, literacy, open and distance learning, intergenerational relationships.
Prof Johnnie Hay
Director and Associate Professor (VC)BA, BA Hons Clinical Psychology, MA Clinical Psychology, HDE Guidance, PhD (Child Psychology) +27 16 9103143 Email Building 11B, Office 105, Vaal Campus
Education Support Services, Inclusive Education, student learning, Life Orientation, registered counsellor training, and emotional issues of learners.
Prof Julialet Rens
Deputy DirectorBA (PU for CHE), HED (PU for CHE), BEd (PU for CHE), MEd (PU for CHE), PhD (NWU) +27 18 299 1893 Email Building B10 - Office G29, Potchefstroom Campus
Readiness of beginner teachers, Life Orientation and Life Skills as important school subjects and diversity and values as part of holistic development and wellness of school communities
Prof Macalane Malindi
Professor (Associate) and LecturerBEd, BA Hons (Psychology), MEd (Special needs & Support Services), MEd (Educational Psychology), PhD (Leaner Support) +27 18 285 2016 Email Building C6 - Room 106, Potchefstroom Campus
Youth resilience (street involved children, orphans, and teen mothers)
Prof Mariette Koen
Associate Professor and LectureTeaching Diploma (cum laude), BA (cum laude), BA Hons, BEd (cum laude), MEd (cum laude), HES 717 School of Higher Education, MPhil in Higher Education (cum laude) +27 18 285 2278 Email Building B11 – G09 Potchefstroom Campus
Researching aspects that influence the holistic well-being of the ECD learner. This includes factors that can impact on the social, physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual well-being of the young child. My research has included exploring teaching
Dr Carmen Joubert
Deputy Subject Group Leader & Lecturer+27 16 910 3096 Email Office: Building 11B - 128, Vaal Campus
Perspectives on the contribution and role of NWU BEd Hons Learner Support alumni in terms of lay counselling in their school communities – and possible intervention strategies to extend this contribution.
Dr Carolina Botha
Senior LecturerBSc (UFS), BSc Hons (UFS), HED (UFS), MTh (UNISA), PhD (UFS) +27 18 299 4732 Email Building C6 – room G210, Potchefstroom Campus
Beginner teachers, pre-service teacher education, reality shock, theory practice divide, Work Integrated Learning, Teaching and Learning.
Dr Doret Kirsten
Senior LecturerPhD +27 18 299 4766 Email Building C6, Office 234, Potchefstroom Campus
Clinical and Educational Psychologist, Promotion of Mental Health, Neuropsycology and positive psycology
Dr Elmari Fouché
Senior Lecturer+27 18 299 4552 Email Office: Building B11 - G06, Potchefstroom Campus
The well-being of the educator in SA and psychological health within educational settings
Dr Elsabe Wessels
Senior LecturerB. Ed (Hons), M.Ed,. MAPP, PhD +27 18 389 2733 Email ADC Building, Block B, Office G47, Mafikeng Campus
Dr Illasha Kok
Senior LecturerBSc (Home Economics), HED, BEd (Teaching & Learning), BSc Hons (Psychology), MSc (Research Psychology), PhD (Teaching & Learning) +27 18 299 2143 Email Building B11a, Office G23, Potchefstroom Campus
Distance Education, Psychological well-being of teachers, Learner Support
Dr Jeanne Meiring
Senior Lecturer+27 18 285 4767 Email Office: Building C6 – G235 Potchefstroom Campus
Self-determination theory, identity, self-regulation and resilience of teachers, learners and other individuals.
Dr Juliana Seleti
Senior Lecturer+27 18 299 1713 Email Building B10 - G40 Potchefstroom Campus
Early Childhood Development (Indigenous Knowledge systems and Best Practices/Models)
Dr Lettie Botha
Lecturer+27 18 299 4462 Email Building B10 – G26 Potchefstroom Campus
The impact of paternal absence on child development, as well as developing possible intervention strategies for educators to enable these learners to reach their full potential and improve their holistic wellbeing.
Dr Marinda Neethling
Subject Group Leader and LecturerBA Hons, HED, BEd Hons, MEd, PhD +27 18 285 2874 Email Building B11, Office G12, Potchefstroom Campus
Inclusive Education; Learner Support
Dr Merna Meyer
Lecturer: Creative Arts in EducationMEd (Curriculum Studies: Art Education), PhD (NWU) +27 18 299 1060 Email Building C6, Office - Kunsvlyt, Potchefstroom Campus
Socially Engaged Art, Professional Development in Diverse Contexts
Dr Moshweu Mampe
Senior Lecturer+27 118 389 219 Email Office: Building B Block - 261 Mafikeng Campus
Inclusive education in the school context, especially for people who usually gets excluded like disabled people.
Dr Pieter Swarts
Lecturer+27 18 299 4895 Email Office: C6 – 131 Potchefstroom Campus
Teaching and Learning Environments, Life Orientation, Environmental Education.
Dr Thabo Makhalemele
Senior Lecturer+27 16 910 3075 Email Office: Building 11A - 117 Vaal Campus
Learner Support and Inclusive Education.
Mrs Andir Schoonen
Lecturer+27 18 299 1871 Email Potchefstroom Campus
Mrs Hannelie Louw
Lecturer+27 18 299 4570 Email Building B10, Office G33, Potchefstroom Campus
I am doing my PhD in Learner support about the new CAPS Gr R-5 for SID learners and I am concentrating on Life Orientation and especially well-being of learners and teachers.
Mr Jandré van der Walt
Administrative AssistantIT Engineer +27 18 299 4771 Email Building C6, Room 247, Potchefstroom Campus