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, managed by René Nathanson and Linda Rutgers;
  • Creative writing, managed by Dr Estelle Kruger (extraordinary lecturer) and Marguerite Macrobert; and
  • Educational Linguistics, managed by Christa van der Walt, Michael le Cordeur, Michele van der Merwe and Phumla Kese.​

 

 

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​​​Interest Group Members

Name

Telephone

E-mail

Areas of Specialization

Prof Christa van der Walt (Chair)​+27 21 808 2284

cvdwalt@sun.ac.za

​Language Education and Language in Education
​Me Phumla Kese​+27 21 808 3971

phumla@sun.ac.za

​Language Education and Language in Education
Dr Michael le Cordeur​+27 21 808 2265

mlecorde@sun.ac.za

​Language Education and Language in Education
​Dr René Nathanson​+27 21 808 2282

rrn@sun.ac.za

​Language Education and Language in Education
Me Marguerite Macrobert​+27 21 808 3935

mmacro@sun.ac.za

​Language Education and Language in Education
Dr Linda Rutgers​+27 21 808 3930

lrutgers@sun.ac.za

​Language Education and Language in Education
Dr Michele van der Merwe​+27 21 808 2396

michelevdm@sun.ac.za

​Language Education and Language in Education