Curriculum Studies
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Mathematics, Science & Technology


The Interest Group strives for academic excellence in Mathematics and Science education.

This vision is driven by the following values:

  • Involvement
  • Relevance
  • Academic integrity
  • Innovation
  • Respect for diversity
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The Interest Group will promote the status and quality of the broader subject area through the following measures:

  • Applied research
  • Student-centred instruction
  • Effective community interaction


The rationale for the existence of the Interest Group is to reflect collectively, to plan and to negotiate to the advantage of the subject area, the Department and the Faculty.

Interest Group Members




Areas of Specialization

Prof Peter Beets​+27 21 808 2298

​Teaching and Learning; Curriculum Studies; Social Sciences; Mathematics, Science and Technology
​Dr Louise Botha​+27 21 808 2293

​Teaching and Learning; Mathematics, Science and Technology
​Dr Nazeem Edwards​+27 21 808 2291

​Teaching and Learning; Science Education​
​Dr Faaiz Gierdien​+27 21 808 2289

​Mathematics, Science and Technology
​Dr Erna Lampen​+27 21 808​Mathematics Education
Dr Mdu Ndlovu​+27 21 808 3484​​Mathematics Education
Prof Chris Reddy​+27 21 808 2259

​Curriculum Studies; Mathematics, Science and Technology
Dr Helena Wessels+27 21 808 2286

Mathematics, Science and Technology
​Prof Dirk Wessels​​Mathematics Education