Social Work
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Dr Zibonele France Zimba


B. Social Work[University of Fort Hare]

Global Course Certificate in Social Work [Mid-Sweden University]

MA (Social Work) [University of Fort Hare]

DPhil (Social Work) [University of Fort Hare]


Practice experience

Social worker and chief social worker in an NGO; supervision of social work students


Academic teaching

Community Work (Social Work 278)

Perspectives, theories and models in social work intervention (Social Work 378)

Practice education (Social Work 388)

Supervisor of MSW students' research theses


Fields of research specialisation

Social development

HIV and traditional healing

Family preservation and family reunification services

Social work education

Cultural practices​