Feza - Researcher - Pretoria, South Africa

Nosisi Feza

Pretoria, South Africa

Services

Researcher

Summary:

Conduct large scale studies using quantitative methodologies. Also conduct qualitative studies.

Work History

Senior Research Specialist

Human Sciences Research Council

From January 2014

Conduct large scale quantitative studies
Conduct qualitative studies
Disseminate information through reports, book chapters, journal articles etc

Post-doctoral fellow at Senior Research Specialist level

Human Sciences Research Council

From December 2013

• Conduct research and write reports
• Disseminate research, publish on peer reviewed journals

2011 - 2013

ACADEMIC & RESEARCH

FUNDING AWARDS AND FUNDERS
Award Duration Value
Presidency funded, The provision of education at the reception year for the past twenty years 2013 R34 000

Early Childhood Development in Grade R

AGSA funded, The Challenges

R45.000.00

Production of Status

R500.000.00
Numeracy TIMSS for Grade 4 learners 2014 R10 000 000

Reviewer

Journal of Research

Associate lecturer

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

University of Northern Iowa
Research Fellow

• Conduct research on Early Childhood development with mathematics as a focus
• Develop mathematics curriculum for Early childhood
• Teach Masters students mathematics education module

Research advisor for the Differentiated support Action research

Zenex Foundation

NON-DEGREE PROGRAMMES AND COURSES COMPLETED
Organisation Details of Programme Duration

Member

International Congress on Mathematical Education

Member

International Congress for Qualitative Inquiry

Research assistant & teaching assistant

State University of New York

• Conduct research on Early Childhood mathematics
• Teach mathematics education to Masters students
• Disseminate research & publish

Reviewer

Negroe Journal of Education

Member

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Recipient of the Inaugural Leroy and Margaret H. Callahan promising researcher

Michigan State University

2008
Fulbright scholar for PhD studies 2006

Member

America Educational Research Association

Member

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Lecturer

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

• Mentor & teach under/graduate students in mathematics education, Facilitate mathematics curriculum for the Department of Education
• Conduct research

Facilitator

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Assessor certificate for Mathematics Teacher Education Semester, 2005
Eastern Cape Province Department of Education Facilitator in Mathematics Education Certificate A year, 2000

Member

Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa

Rural Mathematics Education co-ordinator

Co-Operative Organization

• Train rural teachers different approaches in teaching mathematics.
• Training Family math facilitators

Mathematics lecturer

University of Port Elizabeth

Teach mathematics education modules to student teachers for Senior phase and Further Education phase future teachers
Conduct research on mathematics education
Facilitate skills to government officials and teachers in the field
Conduct community programmes for parents and learners
Conduct research with international colleagues in township schools

Lecturer

University of Port Elizabeth

Educator

Lindela Comprehensive school

• Teach mathematics and science
• Co-ordinate Family Math program in rural schools
• Support teachers in developing materials and teaching mathematics.
• Train Mathematics Education Specialists from the Department of Education Family Math.
• Conduct Family Math workshops for parents.

1992 - 1994

Trainee

University of California, St Lawrence Hall of Science

Receiving training on how to conduct Family mathematics programme

student

University of Cambridge

Studying a Diploma in advance mathematics education

student

Leeds University

Studying a Diploma in Mathematics Education

Recipient of Leeds Bursar

British Commonwealth

Educator

Palmietfontein Farm School

CURRENT EMPIRICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS INVOLVED
• Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS) Grade 9 (DBE Funded)
• Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS) Numeracy for Grade 4 (DBE Funded)
• Tracking evaluation study of the Adopted Dinaledi Schools (DST Funded)
• Conducting evaluation on the TECH4RED crowding in of technologies project in Cofimvaba (DST Funded)
• Conducting mathematics learning support to Cofimvaba teachers using IKS as the tool for teaching and learning (NRF funded)
• Conducting a 20 year review of the wellbeing of the child for the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund (NMCF funded)

PREVIOUS - COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECTS (selected)
Project Title Donor
• The provision of education at the reception year for the past twenty years Presidency
• The Challenges for improvement: Early Childhood Development in Grade R Performance Auditing (AGSA)
• Mathematics Teachers for the 21st century National Research Foundation US
• ECD diagnostic Review The Presidency
• Practitioners 'views on how young children learn mathematics HSRC funded baseline study
• UKZN/SUNY at Buffalo Training female teachers for FET mathematics in South Africa USAid
• Hypothetical Learning Trajectory for Measurement concepts: A Multidisciplinary Study National Science Foundation US
• JET Uitenhage Evaluation project JET
• Creating Learning Community: Implications of Social Constructive Theory on Teaching and Learning Mathematics FULBRIGHT


ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT
Organisation Responsibility/ Role Duration

Qualifications & Certifications

W.B. Rubusana Senior Secondary School

State University of New York

Education

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

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