College of Education

From adversity to advocacy

Zainab Slarmie is a Unisa graduate who exemplifies the power of determination, resilience and optimism. Despite facing numerous obstacles, she inspires others through her motivational speaking, advocacy work and dedication to education. Her resilient spirit is a reminder that anything is possible with perseverance and positivity. Read more

From domestic worker to Unisa graduate: A story of unwavering resilience and determination

27-year-old Samkelisiwe Ndlazi's academic journey is one of success against all odds. While still a domestic worker, Ndlazi says she is looking for opportunities in her field of study and looks forward to changing her family's background. Additionally, like a true Unisa student, she also highly values community engagement and desires to bring change in her community through youth development programmes. Read more

Unisa inclusive education scholar shares expertise in India

Prof Mary Clasquin-Johnson recently represented Unisa at a two-day International Conference on "Sustainability, Global Diversity, Inclusion and Culture; Interdisciplinary Perspectives" in Kolkata, India. The objective was to collectively map a sustainable, inclusive global society and community for all. Read more

Unisa to be the official academic partner of the 10th WCWS

Five Unisa delegates will join various scholars at the 10th World Conference on Women's Studies. Unisa is the conference's official academic partner, which aims to explore the latest research, ideas and solutions related to gender equality, women's empowerment and social justice. Read more

Unisa hosts World Teachers' Day celebration

The World Teachers' Day celebration at Unisa served as a reminder of the critical role educators and administrators play in transforming lives and shaping societies. It highlighted the importance of investing in professional development and providing ongoing support to empower educators to thrive. Read more

CEDU, EC Region give back in Mthatha

From 16 to18 August 2023, the College of Education, in collaboration with the Eastern Cape Region, hosted a celebration of Unisa's 150-year anniversary which saw Unisans giving back to schools in Mthatha. Read more

CEDU and Unisa Durban Regional Hub celebrate unparalleled contributions to teaching profession

Unisa has played an invaluable role in South Africa's teaching profession by offering accessible, high-quality education to a diverse student population. The College of Education, in collaboration with the Unisa Durban Regional Hub, recently celebrated the university's 150th anniversary. Read more

Unisan honoured as one of the Top 50 BRICS Young Scientists

The College of Education's Dr Moleboheng Ramulumo has been selected as one of the Top 50 BRICS Young Scientists 2023 for South Africa, and has participated in the 8th BRICS Young Scientist Forum and Innovator Prize. Read more

College of Education and Department of Correctional Services salute Unisa on its 150th anniversary

The Westville Correctional Centre recently welcomed a diverse gathering of Unisa staff, area commissioners, regional heads, inmates and distinguished guests to commemorate the institution's anniversary and celebrate innovative inmate rehabilitation and education programmes. Read more

In her own words: Unisa's COL Chair on the university's international prestige and her new role as a leading ODL scholar

In this fascinating interview, Prof Geesje van den Berg reflects on the positive impact and influence that she will have as South Africa's only Commonwealth of Learning Chair, and the massively supportive role played by the university she has called home for more than 20 years. Read more