Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education

Executive Dean

Professor Bongani D Bantwini

Professor Bongani D Bantwini

Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education at the University of Venda

Chairperson of Interim Faculty Board: Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education

Prof MA Makgopa

Prof MA Makgopa

Chairperson of Interim Faculty Board: Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education

Qualifications: BA (Hons) (Unisa) MA (Stell), (DLitt et Phil) Unisa) J.S.T.C. (Setotolwane)

Postal Address:
School of Human and Social Sciences
Private Bag x5050
Thohoyandou
0950

Email: mogale.makgopa@univen.ac.za
Phone: +27 15 962 8309

Prof Mokgale’s Profile

DLit et Phil (African Languages; Northern Sotho) University of South Africa, 2010
Thesis: Closure as reflected in Northern Sotho Novels
Major : Literature, Language, Socio Linguistics, on mastics, folklore, IKS

MA ((African Languages; Northern Sotho) University of Stellenbosch)
Dissertation: The relative clause in Northern Sotho
Major Fields: Semantics, Applied linguistics

BA HONS ((African Languages; Northern Sotho) University of South Africa)
Northern Sotho literature

BA Majors Education and Northern Sotho; University of South Africa)

EMPLOYMENT

Dean: School of Human and Social Sciences, June 2010 to date
Full Professor: MER Mathivha Centre for African Languages, Arts and Culture 2011 to date
Associate Professor: from 2009- 2010
HOD MER Mathivha Centre for African Languages, Arts and Culture 2005- 2010
Senior Lecturer 2007-2009
Lecturer from 1997 – 2007
Senior Lecturer Naphuno College of Education 1990 – 1997
Teacher and HOD Masobe High School 1983 -1990
Teacher Ramoba High School 1981- 1982

Departments and Schools

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

> Department of Early Childhood Education

Department of Professional and Curriculum  Studies

Department of Educational Studies

HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL STUDIES DEPARTMENTS

Department of Human Sciences

Department of Arts and Social Sciences

Department of English, Media and Linguistics

Department of Youth in Development

> Department of Social Work

MER MATHIVHA SCHOOL OF AFRICAN STUDIES

Department of African Languages

Department of Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage Studies

UNITS

Tshivenda Lexicography Unit

Xitsonga Lexicography Unit

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