Prof Mogege Mosimege

DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
TELEPHONE: +27 (0)12 302 2433

Prof Mogege Mosimege is a chief research specialist in the Education and Skills Development (ESD) programme. He holds an MA in Mathematics Education from Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois, USA; an MSc in Science Education at Wits University, and obtained a PhD in Mathematics Education from the University of the Western Cape.

Before joining the HSRC on 01 May 2015, he was the university registrar at the University of South Africa. He has also worked at the following institutions: Taung College of Education, University of Limpopo (Turfloop Campus), CSIR, DST, North-West University (Mafikeng Campus).

His areas of research interest include: socio-cultural contexts in mathematics education (ethnomathematics); problem solving and mathematical modelling in mathematics education; indigenous knowledge systems; teacher education ? with a focus on mathematics and science teacher education.

Prof Mosimege's publication record spans the authoring and co-authoring of more than 40 conference presentations and 30 journal articles. His most recent work, published in International Journal of African Renaissance Studies ? Multi,Inter- and Transdiciplinarity, investigated the Methodological Challenges in doing Ethnomathematical Research.


Teacher classroom practices and mathematics performance in South African schools: a reflection on TIMSS 2011

Teachers play an important role in the provision of quality education. The variety of classroom practices they use in interacting with learners play a....

Listening to the voices of the knowledge holders: the role of language in ethnomathematical research

Language plays a central role in ethnomathematical research. It allows the researcher to interact with the knowledge holders and research participants....

Mathematical concepts from community elders: exploring the connection between ethnomathematical contexts and classroom practices

Members of the community possess a wealth of knowledge in indigenous activities and artifacts. The analysis of the various indigenous activities and a....

Multiple technologies in rural contexts: lessons from school environments in Eastern Cape province

This report presents the key findings, and recommendations of the MERL Working Group for the Tech4RED following rigorous fieldwork between 2013 and 20....

Learners' experiences and knowledge in indigenous activities: opportunities for the mathematics classrooms

Learners bring a variety of experiences and knowledge to mathematics classrooms. These experiences and knowledge are shaped by and contributed by, amo....

Research protocols and ethical considerations in indigenous knowledge systems

Research in Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) in South Africa has grown at a very high pace in a relatively short period of time. The growth thereof ....