Dr Cias Tsotetsi
Position
Lecturer
Department
School of Education Studies
Address
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION STUDIES
QWA QWA
R0809
Telephone
058 718 5003
Office
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Short CV

TERTIARY TRAINING

Ph D (Philosophy and Policy Studies in Education (UFS, 2013)

M. Ed (Policy Studies in Education) (UFS, 2006)

PGDE (Policy Studies in Education) (UFS, 2004)

B. Ed (Hons) (Education Management and Leadership) (UFS, 2003)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Lecturer (Philosophy and Policy Studies in Education) (UFS, 2010/04/01 to date)

Part-time lecturer at UFS (2009)

Makabelane High School, HOD (2008 July 1 – 2010 March 31)

Masopha Senior Secondary School, HOD (2000 July 1 – 2008 June 30)

Masopha Senior Secondary School, Teacher (1988 January 11 – 2000 June 30)

Mohlakaneng Adult School as a part-time teacher (1986 April 23 – 1987 December 31)

CAREER PROSPECTS

Acting Assistant Dean (15 May 2016-31 March 2017)

Subject Head: Postgraduate Studies and Research – Qwaqwa Campus (UFS) (1 January 2014 - 31 December 2016).

From 2011, I have been a member of the Sustainable Learning Environments/Sustainable Rural Learning Ecologies’ Committee. My duties have been to send calls for abstracts’ submissions, coordinating the reviewing process and the programme for the colloquia from 2011.

I have been a member of the Education Association South Africa (EASA) 2014 Conference Organising Committee. My duty has been to coordinate the process of reviewing of abstracts.

External moderator for the B Ed (Hons) Independent Research Project for the University of KwaZulu-Natal (from 2012 to date)

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

I am in a Community engagement project funded by NRF: 2014 is the second and final year of a partnership between the University of the Free State and the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Each of the campuses is engaged in four case studies.

I am a member in a two-year NRF funded project of an amount of more than R177 000 (2017-2018). The project, titled Sustainable urban-rural connections, is a result of a partnership between the Durban University of Technology and the University of the Free State [Grant No 104847].

I am in part of a three-year Collaborative Postgraduate Training programme (2017-2019). The University of Zululand is the leading institution, while the University of the free State and the University of Venda are partners in this initiative [Grant No 105246].

 

PUBLICATIONS LIST

Hlalele, D. & Tsotetsi, C.T. 2016. Promoting student teachers` adaptive capabilities through community engagement. Perspectives in Education. 34(3): 29-42.

Hlalele, D. & Tsotetsi, C.T. 2015. Engaging the Community in Educational and Social Amelioration: Lessons and Prospects.  Alternation Special Edition (16): 141 – 165.

Hlalele, D., Manicom, D., Preece, J. & Tsotetsi, C.T. 2015. Strategies and outcomes of involving university students in community engagement: An adaptive leadership perspective. Journal of Higher Education in Africa. 13(1 &2): 169-193.

Tsotetsi, C.T. & Mahlomaholo, M.G. 2015. Exploring strategies to strengthen Continuing Professional Development for teachers in Rural South Africa. Journal of Higher Education in Africa. 13(1 & 2) 45-74.

Hlalele, D., Tsotetsi, C.T. & Malebese, M. 2014. Understanding parents’ contribution to the enhancement of their children’s literacy prowess: A community engagement perspective. p63-72. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Conference, 25-27 September 2014. Edgewood Campus: Pinetown.

Tsotetsi, C.T. & Mahlomaholo, M.G. 2013. Teacher professional Development programmes: What is missing? Journal of Educational Studies, 12(1): 89-102.

C.T. Tsotetsi. 2012. The implementation of the Integrated Quality Management System (IQMS) in Qwaqwa schools in the Thabo Mofutsanyana district of the Free State province.

 

AREAS OF INTEREST OR EXPERTISE

Policy Studies in Education, Teacher professional development and Community engagement

MODULES PRESENTING

EDUB1613, EDUB1623, EFK112, EDM152, EGE112, MSI114, EDUT5812, ELF112, EFT122, EFD122

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FACULTY CONTACT

Shereen Motaung
T: + 27 51 401 9281

E: motaungsk@ufs.ac.za
E: eduinfo@ufs.ac.za

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