Prof Ndileleni Paulinah Mudzielwana is a Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor in the Department of Early Childhood Education. She has worked for over 24 years in the higher education sector. She specialises inEarly literacy, teaching reading in the Foundation Phase and assessment practices in Higher Education institutions. Prof Ndileleni Paulinah Mudzielwana is the current Head of the Department of Early Childhood Education, Committee member of Institutional Audit, Teaching and Learning and Examinations in the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education at the University of Venda. She has supervised Honours, Masters and PhD students. She published extensively in peer reviewed and accredited journals. Prof Mudzielwana has also written books and book chapters. Among her recent publications are:

  • Mudzielwana, N. P. (2021). The infusion of indigenous knowledge systems in curriculum differentiation. Editors: MO Maguvhe. HR Maapola-Thobejane, MK Malahlela. Strengthening inclusive education from ECD to post-school education. ISBN(for the physical book): 9780627038259;elSBN(for the ebook):9780627038266. Vanschaik Publishers.
  • Tawanda Runhare,James Bill Ouda,Maria Tsumbedzo Vele,Ndileleni Mudzielwana (2021). School–community interventions to curb learner dropout: The perceptions of key education stakeholders in a rural South African school neighbourhood. International Review of Education https://doi.org/10.1007/s11159-021-09910-0.
  • Mudzielwana, N. P. & Mulovhedzi, S. A. (2020). Parental Support in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in Grade 3. Gender & Behaviour, 18(3),16027 – 16033.

Designation: Senior Lecturer and Head of Department
Qualifications: PhD in ECE (Pretoria), MEd (Australian Catholic. Univ), BA, BEd, UED (Univen), PGDip in HE (T&L) (Rhodes), FD in Sch.Read. (RAU), Cert in ABET, HD in ABET (Unisa), Cert. in Women Leadership (Wits). PTC (Tshisimani).
Phone: +2715 962 9085
Email: Ndileleni.Mudzielwana@univen.ac.za
Office No: GF 20, New Education Building