ABOUT US

About us

The Department of Educational Communication & Technology is one of the four Departments in the School of Education in the College of Education & External Studies.  The Department of Educational Communication and Technology was established in 1972 as a component of the Faculty of Education housed in Education Building at main campus. The department was re-located to the College of Education and External studies in 1988 upon re-establishment of the Faculty of Education.  The role of the Department is to equip students of education with knowledge, competencies and orientation for professional teacher development. The Department transforms students into teachers by offering courses in general methods of teaching, subject methods, educational technology, production of teaching and learning resources and media, micro-teaching and teaching practice which are key components teacher development. 

 Communication from the Chairman of the Department

Welcome to the Department of Educational Communication and Technology website. The Department’s vision is to be a center of professional excellence committed to development of competence in teaching and research.   Our programmes, which range from diploma to PHD,  are tailored towards providing the student with knowledge, competences, orientations and abilities to perform at any level of education by adopting a  multi-disciplinary approach to professional teacher development.

VISION

To be a center of professional excellence committed to development of competence in teaching and research

MISSION

To achieve excellence by conducting effective research  learning and consultancy in areas of pedagogy, educational technology and early childhood education

CORE VALUES

Committed to high quality teaching informed by research and consultancy.

Dedicated to  attainments of excellence. Upholding of the ethics and  etiquette of teaching research and consultancy

Impartiality in assessment and evaluation of performance .

SERVICE CHARTER

Commitment to service delivery

  1. All lectures shall be conducted fully and on time as per approved timetables.
  2. Supervisors for master and doctoral degrees will give feedback to their students within two week period after receiving a project or thesis work.
  3. The process of recruitment and promotion shall be completed within three months from advertisement to issuance of letters.
  4. All telephone calls will be attended to within twenty seconds.
  5. The department shall not condone impropriety.
  6. The department is a corruption free zone.
  7. The department shall maintain a healthy, safe and pleasant environment.
  8. The department is an illicit drug free and no smoking zone.

QUALITY OBJECTIVES

  1. To manage quality teaching to students at 100% in all academic programmes annually.
  2. To incorporate open, distance and E-learning mode of delivery in all programmes.
  3. To conduct seminars for pedagogical competences among faculty and graduate students.
  4. To review all department’s programmes in alignment to CUE requirements.
  5. To enhance quality supervision to students participating in teaching practice and research for higher teacher professional development.
  6. To publish 15 articles in refereed journals annually

Annual Report 

The annual report for 2020/2021  academic year

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT 

  1. Shabango Nothando   ------------------------Med Technology
  2. Hashim Aliya Fazleabbas Anvaril ----------Bed ECE
  3. Eze Christiana Chinwendu ------------------Bed ECE
  4. Gunay Mujgan---------------------------------- Bed ECE
  5. Onder Sevgi------------------------------------- Bed ECE
  6. Saglam Feyzanur ------------------------------Bed ECE
  7. Dlamini Nompumelelo Glory
  8. Duop Yuen

Calendar of activities

The calendar of Activities