School of Education is located in the Humanities Building
Humanities Building
The School of Education is located in the Humanities Building.
PhD research event
At a second PhD research event, doctoral students presented both their proposals and work-in-progress in an intellectually stimulating and safe environment. These events are aimed at creating a supportive research community and to foster new debates in education research.
Prof Nhlapo at INTEL ETILAB launch
UCT partners with INTEL to create an ETILAB Sandpit
The Prof Thandabantu Nhlapo, Deputy Vice Chancellor, welcomes guests at the launch of a historical partnership between INTEL and the Educational Technology Inquiry Lab (ETILAB) 'Sandpit.'


Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Education at UCT again rated the highest of university subjects in SA. The QS World University Rankings by Subject has awarded education at UCT the highest South African ranking of any of the 30 subjects rated in 2013 - 32. It is the only South African top 50 subject.

Although the UCT Open Day is intended for undergraduate students, the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) offered by the School of Education, was present this year to give guidance to students exploring careers in education. Prospective teachers explore careers in education during the recent UCT Open Day.

Dick Ng'ambi speaking at Makerere University

The Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) and the College of Education and External Studies at Makerere University recently hosted Professor Dick Ng’ambi who passionately shared with members of staff on the topic, “Innovating pedagogies - identifying opportunities for Change." He challenged lecturers to prepare students to function in the real world by balancing core curriculum and real life situations.

The School of Education 1976 to 1994. Charles Dorn, a Fulbright Scholar (2012-2013) in the School of Education, has published an article on the School during this period: ‘It was a sort of soft war that one waged’: Teacher education at the University of Cape Town, 1976-1994.