Dr Charlotte Charlotte Nunes

DEPARTMENT: Inclusive Economic Development (IED)
TELEPHONE: 012 302 2337
EMAIL: CNunes@hsrc.ac.za

Dr Charlotte Motha-Nunes is a Research Specialist in the Inclusive Economic Development (IED) programme at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). Her research is in the area of quality education in primary education. Her research interests include orphans and vulnerable children, and the use of technology in primary education.

Dr Motha-Nunes holds a PhD in Education Management, Law and Policy from the University of Pretoria; an MA in Linguistics from the University of South Africa; and a BA (Hons) in Applied Linguistics from the University of South Africa.

Dr Motha-Nunes has worked in research and programme management positions at the HSRC. She has extensive experience in managing multimillion-rand projects in the area of primary and higher education. This includes the Literacy and Numeracy research programme, the Labour Market Intelligence Partnership (LMIP) research programme and the Teacher Assessment Resource for Monitoring and Improving Instruction (TARMII) project. She has worked closely with the Department of Basic Education and provincial education departments and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)

Dr Motha-Nunes has supervised MA students in the Programme: Social Behaviour Studies in HIV/AIDS in the Department of Sociology at the University of South Africa. Dr Motha-Nunes is a co-author of a monograph, and various client research reports in the use of technology in primary school learner assessment. She has presented her research work at local conferences and has published peer-reviewed journal articles in both national and international journals.