The Faculty of Education develops the intellectual and professional capacity of students in teaching and related fields as well as supporting education leadership and management.
The field of educational psychology is concerned with the study of learning in educational settings, the effectiveness of educational interventions, the psychology of teaching and of the school as a social institution.
This programme provides pre-service education for those who will be entering the profession of teaching at the Senior Primary Phase and Further Education and Training Phase of schooling.
The Language Education Department delivers an array of courses that articulate open dialogue and ecological approaches to language teacher education in the new South Africa.
The role of science and mathematics education in producing the critically needed scientific and technological human power for socio-economic development of a country cannot be over exaggerated. In pursuance of this goal, the School of Science and mathematics Education (SSME) has been involved for several years in the training of teachers at the primary, secondary and higher levels of education.
The Institute for Post-School Studies (IPSS), brings together research, teaching and social engagement in the areas of Adult Education, Higher Education and Vocational Education. The formation of the IPSS recognises the critical role of post-schooling in addressing South Africa’s development needs, and the challenges which inhibit youth and adults from reaching their full potential.
The primary focus of the IPSS will be to generate knowledge through research, training and development activities that will lead to a better understanding of the many dimensions of post schooling. This will contribute to building a broader knowledge base on post-schooling, and assist in reflecting on policy and implementation. This new Institute intends to become a citadel of excellence nationally and internationally in the emerging hybrid field that is post-school studies.
The centre was established in 1985 and is based in the Faculty of Education at the University of the Western Cape. It seeks to integrate the insights of academic knowledge with the experience of development work in communities and workplaces.
The UWC Science Learning Centre for Africa (SLCA) of the Faculty of Education supports teachers and learners in mathematics, science and technology education. It reaches out to disadvantaged peri-urban schools on the Cape Flats and rural schools from Western, Northern and Eastern Cape’s rural and farm areas.
Centre for Higher Studies in Higher Education (CHSE formerly EPU)
The Education Faculty is committed to access, retention and success of its students. The faculty’s vision is guided by the values and principles of equity, transformation and social justice
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