Faculty of Education

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Message from the Dean: Professor Di Wilmot

Established in 1913, the Rhodes University Education Department, offered an initial teacher education qualification for students wishing to teach in secondary schools. One hundred and six years later, the academic endeavour has expanded and diversified, with the Education Department now forming the core of an Education Faculty which offers a range of qualifications within and across four broad education sectors, namely higher education, formal schooling, early childhood education and education and training development. 

The Education Faculty consists of the:


  • Strategic Orientation of the faculty

  • Distinguishing features of the Rhodes Education Faculty

  • 2019 Faculty Profile

  • Community Engagement

  • Notable Visitors 2018-2019


The Faculty is home to several centres of excellence in research and in-service teacher community outreach initiatives. These include three productive research Chairs, a team researching educational leadership and management and we are building capacity in language and literacy education, science and geography.

Research Chairs


Annual Research Report 2018
Annual Research Report 2017
Annual Research Report 2016
Annual Research Report 2015
Annual Research Report 2014
Annual Research Report 2013