Professor: Teacher education for the primary school, University of Johannesburg

Prof Nadine Petersen’s research interests are in teacher education for the primary school and service learning in teacher education. As a C2 rated NRF researcher, she leads research at UJ in primary school student teacher learning in Teaching Schools as described in the Integrated Strategic Planning Framework for Teacher Education and Development in South Africa. She is the South African research leader of an NRF-sponsored international collaborative project with the University of Helsinki and leader of an NRF-sponsored project, which investigates the role of a FYE educational excursion on the enculturation of students into higher education. She is HOD for the department of Childhood Education and UJ-assigned deputy to Prof Henning (SARCHI chair: Integrated studies of mathematics, language and Science) at the University of Johannesburg.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor: Teacher education for the primary school, University of Johannesburg

Education

  • 2007 
    University of Johannesburg, Phd

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Role:
    Professor: Teacher education for the primary school
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation