Elizabeth Henning

Professor Elizabeth Henning is director at the Centre for Education Practice Research at the University of Johannesburg. She is also a South Africa Research chair: Integrated Studies of Learning Language, Science and Mathematics in the Primary School

Children will learn under lockdown

Just what they’ll learn or be taught will be outside the curriculum, which may have to happen later

Three Rs plus playful classes builds creativity, critical thinking

How does one educate for critical thinking and problem-solving, creativity, collaboration and teamwork, communication and information literacy?

Counting on pre-school maths

Many SA children enter school already unable to deal with the mathematics curriculum

Solving the problem of maths

Our expensive testing and research still do not tell us enough about how children learn the subject, writes Elizabeth Henning.

Simple language is the answer to ‘difficult’ assessment tests

The use of terms that are at a level beyond the grasp of pupils is producing flawed results.

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!