Dr Catherine Namome

DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
TELEPHONE: 012 302 2216
EMAIL: cnamome@hsrc.ac.za

Professor Simbayi holds a Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.) degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of Sussex in England, United Kingdom. He is a registered Research Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa's Professional Board of Psychology and also a Member of Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). He is also currently an Honorary Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town.

Ms. Catherine Namome is a Senior Researcher and Data Analyst in the Education and Skills Development research programme at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). Her research is in the area of applied micro-econometrics for development. Her research interest relates to two broad themes in education: (i) investigating different channels through which intervention ? by either teachers, parents or pedagogical coaches can improve school quality; and (ii) improving the quality of teachers through capacity building.

Professor Simbayi holds a Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.) degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of Sussex in England, United Kingdom. He is a registered Research Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa's Professional Board of Psychology and also a Member of Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). He is also currently an Honorary Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town.

Namome holds an undergraduate degree from Makerere University, as well as an MSc from the University of Pretoria. She is also a PhD candidate in the School of Economics and a Graduate Associate at SALDRU, a research unit at the University of Cape Town. Her soon to be completed PhD thesis, in Economics, focuses on the economics of tobacco control.

Professor Simbayi holds a Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.) degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of Sussex in England, United Kingdom. He is a registered Research Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa's Professional Board of Psychology and also a Member of Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). He is also currently an Honorary Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town.

In the past, she has worked as an Economist in the Agricultural Research Council. Before embarking on her graduate studies, Catherine also spent three years as a part time lecturer in the Department of Economics at Tshwane University of Technology. Catherine is an ordinary member of the Economic Society of South Africa: ESSA and the Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa.

Professor Simbayi holds a Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.) degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of Sussex in England, United Kingdom. He is a registered Research Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa's Professional Board of Psychology and also a Member of Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). He is also currently an Honorary Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town.

Her current role involves data management, micro-econometric analysis and evaluating and designing educational policies.