University Of Venda Faculty Of Education

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University Of Venda Faculty Of Education

University Of Venda Faculty Of Education

To produce education professionals and to generate and advance knowledge, skills, values and attitudes through excellence in teaching, research and community services that promote the quality of life for rural and regional development.

As a school in a comprehensive university responsive to the development needs of the Southern African region, the School of Education is committed to:

  • Educate highly qualified graduates and responsible teachers and school managers by offering advanced and relevant professional training.
  • Advance, create and disseminate knowledge through research and provide, as part of our community service, relevant expertise to assist societies in cultural, social and economic development.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of education at all levels through initial professional education of teachers and further development training of teachers in the employment of both public and independent schools.

University Of Venda Faculty Of Education value:

  • Human dignity and respect diversity
  • Academic freedom and professionalism
  • Intellectual development of staff and students at all costs.
  • A democratic, collaborative and collegial working environment where individuals and groups of academic openly air their views.
  • Respect for staff and students as practitioners who are critical and reflective thinkers, and creative problem-solvers.
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The primary mandate of the school is to prepare and provide teachers of the highest quality for the school systems in the Southern African region.

University Of Venda Faculty Of Education academic programmes

Department of Curriculum Studies and Education Management

Code Name
ACEEM Advanced Certificate in Education: Educational Management
CESML Advanced Certificate in Education: School Management and Leadership
iBEDEM Bachelor of Education Honors in Educational Management
iBEDCT (Hons) Bachelor of Education in College Teaching
BEDCS Bachelor of Education Honours: Curriculum Studies
MEDEM Master of Education in Educational Management
MEDCS Master of Education in Curriculum Studies
DEd Doctor of Education
PhD (CS) Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum Studies
DEDTE Doctor of Education in Teacher Education
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Department of Early Childhood Education

Code Name
CECE Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Education
DCRE Advanced Certificate in Remedial Education
BEDTEF Bachelor of Education Foundation Phase
PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Education
BEDECE (Hons) Bachelor of Education Honours Early Childhood Education

Department of Maths Science and Technology Education

Code Name
STED Science Teacher Education Diploma
BSCEd Bachelor of Science in Education
MED (ScED) Master of Science in Science Education
MEDSED Master of Education In Science Education
MSCEDU Master of Science In Science Education
PHDSED Doctor of Philosophy in Science Education

Department of Professional Studies

Code Name
Dip Sc Lib Diploma in School Library and Information Science
BEDFET Bachelor of Education Further Education and Training
BEDGC Bachelor of Education Honors Guidance and Counseling
iMEd Master of education
MEdTE Master of education Teacher Education
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Where to find us
The School of Education is currently operating from the top floor in the Old Administration Building, which houses the Dean’s office, the School Administration offices, and the Departments of: Curriculum Studies and Educational Management, Professional Studies and Early-Childhood Education. The Department of Mathematics and Science Education is housed in the New Education Building.

Contact us

Designation Name Contacts
Dean Dr Peter Mulaudzi Tel: +2715 962 8502
Fax: +2715 962 8050
E-mail: deaneducation@univen.ac.za
Dean’s Secretary Ms. Balanganani Mudau Tel: +2715 962 8318
Fax: +2715 962 8050
Email: balanganani.mudau@univen.ac.za
Email: schoolofeducation@univen.ac.za
School Administrator Mr. Seth Ugoda Tel: +2715 962 8462
Fax: +2715 962 8050
Email: Seth.Ugoda@univen.ac.za
Senior Clerk GM Tshimange Tel: +2715 962 8142
+2715 962 8050
Email: gumani.tshimange@univen.ac.za


The School of Education
University of Venda
P/Bag X5050
Thohoyandou
0950