Prof Jannie Pretorius
Associate Professor
School of Mathematics Natural Sciences and Technology Education
143 1.1
School of Mathematics Natural Sciences and Technol
IB 25
051 401 3340
Teacher Training Building 1.1

Short CV

AGE:  50


ID NUMBER :   631004 5113 088


POSTAL ADDRESS :  P.O. Box 43835, Heuwelsig, 9332

PHYSICAL ADDRESS: Visarendvalleistreet 32, Woodland Hills, Bloemfontein,  9300

CONTACT NUMBER:          083 312 1243




Akademiese kwalifikasies / Academic qualifications


B.Sc. – UVS/UFS – 1984

H.O.D. / H.D.E. – UVS / UFS – 1985

B.Sc. (Hons) – Dierkunde / Zoology – UVS / UFS – 1992

M.Sc. – Dierkunde / Zoology – UVS / UFS – 1993

D.Tech. (Bedryfsadministrasie / Business Administration) - Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein   -  2007


Diensrekord/onderrigervaring / Service Record/teaching experience:


H/S Hertzogville:  1986-1992

H/S Sarel Cilliers, Koppies:  Departementshoof / Head of Department:  1993-2000

H/S Jim Fouché, Bfn:  Departementshoof / Head of Department:  2000-2006

Noordwes Universiteit / Northwest University, Potchefstroom:  Lektor / lecturer:  Julie / July 2006-Desember / December 2006

Vrystaat Universiteit / Free Sate University:  Lektor / lecturer:  Januarie / January 2007 – huidig / current


Onderrigterrein / Area of teaching


Natuurwetenskappe / Natural Sciences

Biologie / Lewenswetenskappe; Biology / Life Sciences

Bestuur / Management

Onderrigmetodes / Teaching methods


Spesialisterreine / Specialist areas


Biologie en Lewenswetenskappe /  Biology and Life Sciences

Waarderende ondersoek / Appreciative inquiry

Kunstenaarskap in die onderwys / Artistry in education


Navorsingsfokus / Research focus


Kunstenaarskap in die onderwys / Artistry in education

Waarderende ondersoek / Appreciative inquiry

Estetiese onderrig / Aesthetic education


Studieleiding / Supervision


Ralebese, L.M. 2014. Exploring the nature of alignment between the Primary Science Curriculum Objectives and Science Primary School Leaving Examination.


Publikasies / Publications


Boek / Book


Pretorius, JPH, Lategan, LOK & Hay, HR. 2008. Service-Learning Paradigms:  Intercommunity, Interdisciplinary & International (Eds. Kenneth Colburn & Rona Newmark.) Published by Universiteit of Indianapolis, 2007.


Geakkrediteerde artikels / Accredited articles


  • Pretorius, JPH, Lategan, LOK & Hay, HR. 2008.  Diensleer:  van staties na dinamies.  Journal for New Generation Sciences, Vol. 6(1), 71-81.


  • Pretorius, JPH. 2008.  Die opleiding en praktyke van die onderwyser as kunstenaar.  Litnet Akademies, Jaargang 5(3), 69-93.


  • Pretorius, JPH. 2009. Estetiese hoedanighede in die lewe en werk van Lorraine Botha: ‘n estetiese ondersoek na pedagogiese kunstenaarskap. Litnet Akademies, Jaargang 6(2), p. 132-156, Augustus 2009.


  • Pretorius, JPH. 2009. Cliff Richard: ‘n Opvoedkundige waardering. Litnet Akademies, Jaargang 6(3), p. 155-184, Desember 2009.


  • Pretorius, JPH.  2010.  ‘n Waarderende ondersoek na die pedagogiese hoedanighede van Gerhardus Bosch.  Litnet Akademies. Jaargang 7 (3), p.212-235.


  • Pretorius, JPH & Von Maltitz, M. 2010. Artistry in education and aesthetic education: a report of arts-based staff training and learning.  Journal for New Generation Sciences, Vol 8(3), p 120-151.


  • Pretorius, JPH. 2012. ’n Positiewe profiel van ’n buitengewone hoofmeisie as rolmodel: Emme-Lancia Veronique Faro van die Sekondêre Meisieskool Oranje. Litnet Akademies. Jaargang 9 (1), p.118-143.


  • Pretorius, JPH, Du Toit, DS, Martin, CD & Daries, G. 2013. ABBA: An Educational Appreciation. Journal of Aesthetic Education, Vol. 47(1), p72-103.


  • Pretorius, JPH. 2013. ’n Persoonlike waardering van Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610). Litnet Akademies. Jaargang 10 (1), p.475-512.


  • Pretorius, JPH and Van Wyk, AJC. 2013. Neil Diamond: An educational appreciation. Journal of  Interdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa, 9(3), 493-504.


  • Pretorius, JPH. 2014. Learning about and from the arts: an Interdisciplinary Model of Aesthetic Knowing. Journal for New Generation Sciences. Approved and to be published in 2014.


  • Pretorius, JPH. 2014. ‘n Persoonlike Waardering van Hennie Aucamp as mentor. Journal of  Interdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa. Approved and to be published in 2014.


Internasionaal – nie geakkrediteer / International – non-accredited


Pretorius, JPH. 2013. A personal appreciation of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) with AI as research framework. International Journal of Appreciative Inquiry, Vol. 15(4), p.66-70.


Editor of international publication:


Will be the editor of the research column of the International Journal of Appreciative Inquiry, November 2015.


Huidige artikels / Current articles


  • André Rieu – an educational appreciation. With Dr K. Junqueira – under review at Perspectives in Education.


Toekenning / Award


National Teachers Awards, 2004:      Provinsiale wenner in Sekondêre afdeling / Provincial winner in Secondary section.





Konferensies / Conferences


1991:               Suid-Afrikaanse Vereniging vir Omgewingsopvoeding (Windhoek, Namibië / Namibia)

                                1992:               Eastern African Environmental Network (Nairobi, Kenia / Kenya)

2005:               Service-learning conference of University of Stellenbosch and University of Indianapolis (Stellenbosch):  Aanbieding / Paper

2007:               SAARDHE (Pretoria): Voorlegging / Paper

2011:               SASE (Bloemfontein): Voorlegging / Paper

2012:               World Appreciative Inquiry Conference (Gent, Belgium) – Voorlegging en plakkaat / Presentation and poster

                        André Rieu: An educational appreciation

2013:               South African Appreciative Inquiry Conference. Voorlegging / Presentation

                        Neil Diamond: An educational appreciation (poster)

                        Caravaggio: A personal appreciation (paper)

2014:               World Conference of International Society for Education through Art (InSEA), Melbourne, Australia (7-11 July 2014). Workshop.


Komitees / Committees


Voorsitter van organisasiekomitee van die eerste SA Appreciative Inquiry Conference, Bloemfontein. / Chairperson of first SA Appreciative Inquiry Conference, Bloemfontein.


Fakulteitskomitees / Faculty committees


Gemeenskapsdiens / Community service

Nagraadse komitee / Postgraduate committee


Professionele ontwikkeling / Professional development


Appreciative Inquiry Foundations: Weatherhead School of Management: Case Western Reserve University (2010)


Blackboard Training: three courses (2014)




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