Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the Faculty of Educa​tion

​The Faculty of Education's vision is to be:

​"acknowledged and respected unequivocally as a leading and engaged research-driven education faculty"

It strives to play a leading role in education, both locally and globally, and to engage with educational challenges, particularly in the South African context. The Faculty is characterised by its significant research profile, its focus on education beyond the school environment and its inter-disciplinary approach to education.

In seeking synergy between teaching, research and community engagement, the Faculty hopes to develop a knowledge base that builds both research in education and the practice of teacher education.

The Faculty contributes to the National Development Plan in the following ways:

  • increasing teacher training output and teacher subject knowledge;
  • improving school leadership and management;
  • training principals and teachers in underperforming schools and offering onsite
  • mentoring and support;
  • introducing lecturer development programmes and improving the quality of
  • teacher education in SA.​

​*Please note that The university will be moving back to ERTLA (all lectures and tutorials online) with immediate effect until the end of classes for the second term on 18 June 2021.  

NB: Augmented Remote Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (ARTLA) First Semeste​r Arrangements



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Applications for BEd Programmes close 31 July 2021​​​