The School of Education recently held its annual Student Excellence Awards ceremony on the Edgewood campus to honour its top performing students for their hard work and outstanding academic achievements.
Dean and Head of the School, Professor Thabo Msibi was proud of the students saying, ‘The awards ceremony recognises the hard work and effort put in by both undergraduate and postgraduate students from the School.
The School introduced three new awards outside academics. Students were able to nominate their peers for the Leadership Award and Community Engagement Award. A Committee consisting of academic members of staff in the School received and considered the nominations. Another new special award for Teacher Professionalism was also introduced. This award was sponsored by the South African Council for Educators and was given to a student who passed their teaching practice modules with distinction for the four years of Teaching Practice,’ he said.
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