What if teaching a child means thinking like a child?
The key to reimagining the way we teach children is by looking at the psyche of children themselves. That’s why UJ Faculty of Education students are taught to find out how children think, operate, use language, and how they respond to mathematical and scientific concepts.
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UJ: DRIVING SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHANGE
UJ supplies the South African economy with 13 000 graduates annually to uplift our economy
28% of approximately 50 000 students at UJ come from the poorest quintile 1 and 2 schools
46% of UJ students are “Missing Middle” students They are “too rich” to qualify for NSFAS support, but too poor to afford fees and qualify for commercial loans
The average cost of studies is R85 000 , including living expenses, per year
In 2016, UJ launched the biggest fundraising campaign ever undertaken by a South African university for the “Missing Middle”
SOME OF THE WAYS WE SUPPORT STUDENTS:
R18 million towards free inter campus transport so that our students can travel safely
R13.2 million to give 8 000 students two healthy meals per day so that they can concentrate on their studies
Latest UJ Rankings
2018 THEWorld University Rankings
2017 QS BRICS University Rankings
2018 QS World Universities Rankings
5 th in South Africa Globally 601 - 800
5 th in South Africa Globally 601 - 650
63 5 th in South Africa
2016 - 2017 University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) 6 th in South Africa Globally 706
2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 4 th in South Africa Globally 401 - 500
* Rankings correct at time of printing
What if the divide between the natural sciences and humanities ended?
The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study
The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) seeks to explore the liminal spaces between conventional scholarship in the hope of answering the deepest questions facing our world and beyond. JIAS is a joint initiative of the University of Johannesburg and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. It promotes advanced research in the humanities and natural sciences – reaching out beyond the regular teaching and research activities at institutions of higher learning.
In JIAS understanding begins with eliminating the barriers established by orthodox academic framings.
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