- B.Ed (UKZN)
- B.A.Hons (cum laude, UKZN)
- M.A. (cum laude, UKZN)
Area of Study
- Language and Education
- Translation studies
- Afrikaans language and literature
- Language and media
Language and Education
- Second language teaching and learning
- Motivation theory in language learning
- Willingness to communicate in a second language
- Academic literacy
- Language and identity
- Translation from Afrikaans into English / English to Afrikaans
Afrikaans language and literature
- Youth literature
- Afrikaans farm novels
- Postcolonial literature
- Afrikaans language learning
Language and media
- Language in Film
- Writing for the media and writing about the media
Why UKZN as an employer?
- UKZN focusses on quality teaching, with a focus on being student centered. Staff are provided with opportunities to further their skills by being able to attend many different courses offered at the Extended learning
- Staff at UKZN are also encouraged to complete their PhD’s with many disciplines providing support for those busy with his process
- Stilet (2008) Die representasie van die bruin werker as die ander in Marlene van Niekerk se postkoloniale plaasroman Agaat (2004).
- Journal of literary studies (2009): Grondbesit in ‘n postkoloniale plaasroman: Marlene van Niekerk se Agaat.
- UKZN College of Humanities Postgraduate Conference Proceedings (2012): Using a task-based language teaching approach to teaching Afrikaans as additional language in primary schools.
- Co-organiser of the UKZN Kinderboekfees/ Children’s book festival (2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016) The only of its type in South Africa
- Afrikaans editor for the Ju |’hoan Tsumkwe Dialect/Prentewoordeboek vir Kinders/Children’s Picture Dictionary (2014).
- Co-organiser of the UKZN and ATKV teacher workshop 2015 and 2016.