Faculty of Education Sciences l School of Natural Sciences and Technology for Education

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School for Natural Sciences and Technology for Education

Programmes Subject Groups ServicesEnvironmental EducationWork-integrated Learning





Welcome to the webpage of the School of Natural Sciences and Technology for Education. The school offers relevant, high-quality education and trains graduates to become effective teachers and to undertake high-quality research. The school comprises the following subject groups clusters: Natural Sciences Education, Mathematics Education, Computer Sciences and Geography Education.


The School of Natural Sciences and Technology for Education is responsible for the Advance Diploma in Education (ADE) as well as the Postgraduate Certificate of Education programme, in which students who hold a relevant degree are trained to become teachers. The school is also responsible for offering the subject groups that fall under the above-mentioned subject group clusters in other training programmes for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Students are equipped to contribute in innovative ways at both a national and international level. Our very able and dedicated staff are committed to ensuring that each student achieves his or her full potential.


Dr Neal Petersen
School director




Administrative Staff



Contact us

Postal address:
The Director
Private Bag X6001
Potchefstroom campus
North-west University

Physical address:
Building B10
North-west University

Contact number:
Tel: +27 (0)18 299-1857
Faks: +27 (0)18 299-4238



+27 (0)18 299 1856

Maps and directions:

Potchefstroom Campus



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