Prof Mariette Koen

  Research Director (acting): COMBER
  +27 18 285 2278
  Building B11 – G09 Potchefstroom Campus
  PhD Psychology of Education (UFS), MEd Psychology of Education (UFS), MPhil in Higher Education (US); BA Hons (African Languages) (UFS), BEd Hons (Psychology of Education) (UFS), BA (Sesotho and Psychology III).
  Aspects that influence the holistic well-being of 0-9 years, including factors that can impact on the social, physical, emotional, psychological, cognitive and spiritual well-being of children in the early years.

  Prof Carisma Nel

  Research Professor
  +27 18 285 2639 or 072 702 0176
  Building B6, Room 102, Potchefstroom
  BA, BA Hons, MA, PhD, HED, DTE, A+Comptia
  Structured reading literacy; reading assessment; teacher preparation, teaching practice, mixed reality simulation

  Prof Julialet Rens

  Deputy School Director: School of Psycho-Social Education (SPE)
  +27 18 299 1893
  Building B10 - Office G29, Potchefstroom Campus
  BA (PU for CHE), HED (PU for CHE), BEd (PU for CHE), MEd (PU for CHE), PhD (NWU)
  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 Luiza de Sousa

  Associate Professor
  +27 18 299 4727
  Building C6, Office 105, Potchefstroom Campus

  School environmental management systems, systems thinking, transformative learning through environmental education, Geography Education, Social Sciences Education, Education for Sustainable Development in primary, secondary and tertiary education.

  Prof Carolina Botha

  Academic Coordinator: Work Integrated Learning
  +27 18 285 2869
  Building B5 – Office G13, Potchefstroom Campus
  B.Sc (Psych), B.Sc Hons (Psych), H.E.D, MTh, PhD
  Work Integrated Learning, Teaching Practice, Socio-emotional Development of Student Teachers, Mentorship, Beginner Teachers, Emotional Readiness, Reality shock, Theory-practice divide.

  Prof Thabo Makhalemele

  Senior Lecturer
  +27 16 910 3075
  Office: Building 11A - 117 Vaal Campus
  BAEd, BEd Hons (Guidance & Counselling), MEd (Special Needs & Education Support Services), PhD (Learner Support).
  Learner Support and Inclusive Education.

  Prof Elma Marais

  Senior Lecturer
  +27 018 299 4725
  Building C6, Office 229, Potchefstroom
  PhD, MA, BAHons, BEd, PGDIP
   Children and Youth Literature, Integration of technology in the Classroom, Teaching Practice, Play pedagogy in the Language Classroom

  Prof Kotie Kaiser

  School Director: School of Language Education
  +27 18 299 4747
  Building C6, Room 51, Potchefstroom Campus
  BA, HDE, BA(Hons), MA, PhD
  ESL teaching and learning, LAC, Multilingual Pedagogies

  Dr Stef Esterhuizen

  Senior Lecturer
  +27 16 910 3070
  Building 11B, Office 131, Vaal Campus
  PhD Teaching and Learning
  Improvement of teaching and learning practices of prospective teachers to promote cognitive development in children from birth to 9 years of age through play-based learning.

  Dr Irene Muller

  Senior Lecturer
  +27 82 850 7621
  Building 11 A, Office 108, Vaal Campus
  B Sc (Ed) Botany and Chemistry; B Ed Hons (Curriculum Development); M Env Man; Ph D (Projects & Management).
  PAR, social learning, citizen science and water quality monitoring in environmental education for sustainable development.

  Dr Appolonia Masunungure

  +27 18 389 2188
  Building A2B: Office G71, Mahikeng Campu