Curriculum Studies
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Language Education & Language in Education

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Focus

The Focus Group Language Education and Language in Education in the Department of Curriculum Studies investigates the role of language in education and of language education by developing literacy at all levels so as to optimalise teaching and learning.

 

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General information

This focus group has identified three areas of specialisation:

  • Emergent and advanced development of literacy
  • Creative writing
  • Educational Linguistics

 

 

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​​​Interest Group Members

Name

Telephone

E-mail

Areas of Specialization

Dr Michele van der Merwe (chair)+27 21 808 2396
michelevdm@sun.ac.za
Language Education and Language in Education

Prof Michael le Cordeur

​+27 21 808 2265
​mlecorde@sun.ac.za
​Language Education and Language in Education
​Ms Phumla Kese​+27 21 808 3971

phumla@sun.ac.za

​Language Education and Language in Education

​Dr Reneé Nathanson​+27 21 808 2282

rrn@sun.ac.za

​Language Education and Language in Education

Prof Christa van der Walt
​+27 21 808 2284
cvdwalt@sun.ac.za
​Language Education and Language in Education

Dr Zelda Barends 
​+27 21 808 3930
​zbarends@sun.ac.za

​Language Education and Language in Education 
Mr John Ruiters

​+27 21 808 3968

​johnr@sun.ac.za

​Language Education and Language in Education 
Mr Simthembile Xeketwana 
​+27 21 808 3935
​​asx@sun.ac.za
​Language Education and Language in Education