Prof Emmanuel Mgqwashu
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT
BPaed, BA Honours (University of Durban-Westville), MA (Natal University) PhD (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
Prof Emmanuel Mfanafuthi Mgqwashu’s research interests are in the fields of English Language Teaching, Literacy Development and Literary Studies. He supervises research, publishes in national and international journals, and presents his work at local and international conferences on such areas as English Language Teaching, Language across the Curriculum, Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Language Planning, English Second Language, Academic literacies and English literatures. Before moving to Rhodes University, he was the Academic Leader in Education Studies and the University of KwaZulu-Natal. In this role, he was line-manager to academic staff who teach, supervise postgraduate students and engage in community projects in such disciplines as Educational Studies, Curriculum Studies, Early Childhood Development/Foundation Phase Studies, Teacher Development Studies and Educational Psychology. Prof Mgqwashu is currently the NRF grant holder in a research project called Learning to Read, Reading to Learn, Learning to Write: Literacy Development for Secondary Schooling. The project hopes to contribute into debates concerning undoing classroom practices that favour the elite and marginalise the majority.
Tel: +27 46 603 8698
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