The School of Education currently consist of three departments:
The Department of Professional Studies offers initial professional
education of teachers through the Bachelor of Education: Further Education and
Training B Ed FET) and the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
The Department of Early Childhood Education offers initial
professional education of teachers through the Bachelor of Education: Foundation
Phase (B Ed TEF) and Advanced Certificate in Special Needs Education.
The Department of Curriculum Studies and Educational Management offers
a range of postgraduate degrees from bachelors to doctoral degrees and training
of teachers in Advanced Certificate in School Management and leadership.
The School of Education continues to produce highly qualified and skilful
teachers who are employable both at public and independent schools. All the
qualifications on offer are registered with the South African Qualifications
Authority. Their relative curricula are compiled in accordance with the directives
of the Department of Higher Education and Training and are internationally recognised.
As Dean of the School, I am privileged to lead this exciting school during
the time that the University of Venda is charting a new direction in becoming
a comprehensive university. I will remain vigilant that the school achieves
its mission and vision through our commitment to academic professionalism, continued
research and community engagement.