Welcome to Stellenbosch University

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​​​​​​​​The Faculty of Education was established in 1918. It was one of the first faculties of the University of Stellenbosch and is the oldest Faculty of Educati​on in the country.  

The Faculty is made up of four departments, namely:​

This inter-disciplinary lens allows us to approach questions of education from multiple perspectives, thus enriching the ability of our students to consider different perspectives and solutions to challenges.

A number of well-respected units are also housed in the Faculty, namely:

Approximately 1500 students are registered in the Faculty.  About 2/3 of these are studying to become teachers and about 1/3 are enrolled in Advanced Diploma, Honours, Masters and Doctoral programmes.

Many local and international academics and students visit the Faculty, and, if you are not already one of them,we invite you to join us!