Prof Takalani Samuel Mashau

Designation: Associate Professor
Qualifications: Doctor of Education (Univen)
Phone: +2715 962 9801
Office No: FF31, New Education Building

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Prof Takalani Samuel Mashau is an Associate Professor in Research and Postgraduate Division. He has worked for over 11 years in the higher education sector. He specialises in Educational Management, Educational Law, Multicultural Education and Comparative Education. He has supervised several Honours, Masters and PhD students to completion. Prof Mashau is the current Acting Deputy Dean Research and Postgraduate Studies. He is a member of all research related committees in the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education at the University of Venda. He has published extensively in peer reviewed and accredited journals. Among his recent publications are:

1) Mashau, T.S. & Kena M. 2021. Financing of Higher Education: The Impact Of #Feesmustfall In the South African education context. In: Runhare T. & Gwirayi P. (Eds.). Sociological Foundations of Education in Africa: Perspectives, Contexts and Contemporary Issues. Cape Town. Oxford University Press. pp. 179-199.
2) Herbert Moyo, NF Litshani, TS Mashau, NS Sebopetsa and AB Mohale. 2021. Ghost Worker- Ghost Learner Syndrome: A Panacea in South Africa’s Public Service. Proceedings on the Conference on the Implications of Covid-19 on Gender and Behaviour in Africa. Gender and Behaviour. 94-105.
3) A.B Mohale, N.F Litshani, T.S Mashau & H. Moyo. 2021. A Critical Review on Academic Performance Improvement Plans of Underperforming Rural Public High Schools in Mopani West District, Limpopo Province. Gender & Behaviour, Vol. 19(1). 7344-17364.

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