South African Society for History Teaching

CV Dr Boitumelo Moreeng

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PERSONAL DETAILS
NAMES : BOITUMELO BENJAMIN
SURNAME :MOREENG
ID NUMBER : 730727 5951087
NATIONALITY :SOUTH AFRICAN
CONTACT DETAILS : 073 269 1760 / 051 401 9730 (W) / moreengbb@ufs.ac.za

EDUCATION
YEAR INSTITUTION QUALIFICATION
1992 ALBERT MOROKA HIGH MATRIC EXEMPTION
1995 THABA NCHU COLLEGE OF EDUCATION DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION (UDES)
1999 VISTA UNIVERSITY BA DEGREE
2002 VISTA UNIVERSITY B ED HON (EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT)
2004 UNIVERSITY OF FREE STATE POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION (PGDE)
2005 UNIVERSITY OF THE FREE STATE M ED (SPECIAL NEEDS AND SUPPORT SERVICES)
2009 UNIVERSITY OF THE FREE STATE PHD (CURRICULUM STUDIES)

INFORMAL QUALIFICATIONS
YEAR INSTITUTION QUALIFICATION/CERTIFICATE
2010 UFS Assessment of learning in higher education (16 credits)
2010 UFS Introduction to qualitative research (4 credits)
2008 MAREMATLOU TRADING Financial management certificate (20 credits)
2008 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Quality assurance
2007 ASSESSMENT COLLEGE OF SOUTH AFRICA Conduct outcomes-based assessment (15 credits)
2007 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Basic counselling skills
2007 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Life skills and hiv/aids education for secondary schools
2007 THE GENESIS GROUP Conflict management and facilitation skills
2006 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National curriculum statement grades 10 -12
2001 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Outcomes based education
2000 STANDFORD BUSINESS COLLEGE Diploma in computer skills
2000 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Quality assurance
1999 SOUTH AFRICAN DEMOCRATIC TEACHERS UNION Workshop on education policies

WORK EXPERIENCE
2013 – Acting Head of School of Social Sciences and Language Education, Faculty of Education, UFS
Provide leadership and manage the daily activities within the school.
2011- – Discipline Co-ordinator for human and social sciences, Faculty of Education, University of the Free State

2009 – to date – Lecturer – Faculty of education – University of the Free State
Responsibilities – Academic coordinator for Practice teaching
– Lecturing undergraduate (B.Ed, ACE) and post graduates modules(Bed, PGDE)
– Supervising Masters and PhD students
Research interest – Teacher Education, Curriculum, Social Sciences and History Education, Qualitative Research Methodologies
2005 – 2008 – Subject Advisor – History – Free State Province
Responsibilties – Monitoring curriculum implementation and training teachers
2004 – Acting Deputy Principal – Sediti High School (Thaba Nchu)
2001 – 2004 – Head of department (Social Sciences and Languages) – Sediti High School
1995 – 2000 – Teacher – Goronyane High School, Thejane Middle School, Sehlabeng High

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION
(two conference presentation to be made in September 2013 – 10-12 September at the University of Namibia, Windhoek, and the one at the South African Society for History Teachers Conference in Pietermaritzburg (27 – 28 September).
1- 3 October 2012 – 2nd Sustainable Rural Learning Ecologies International Colloquim, Qwaqwa – Towards a transformative school based history curriculum leadership – BB Moreeng
5-7 September 2012 – 18th National South African Principals Association Conference, Bloemfontein – Reflexive school-based curriculum leadership – BB Moreeng
10 July 2012 – Effective Teaching Conference, Motheo FET College, Thaba Nchu, Effective Teaching in the FET sector – BB Moreeng
24 – 26 November 2011 – 1st Sustainable Rural Learning Ecologies Colloquim, Qwaqwa – Reconceptualising the heritage project: the case for a postcolonial discourse – BB Moreeng.
14-16 November 2011 – International conference on teaching and learning (ICTL), Malaysia – Building partnerships in teacher training: Mentorship as stimulus for school based learning- G Alexander, MM van Wyk and BB Moreeng. [peer reviewed]
14-16 November 2011 – International conference on teaching and learning (ICTL), Malaysia – Education as transformation – MM van Wyk, G Alexander and BB Moreeng [peer reviewed]
31 October – 01 November 2011 – 4th Annual Teaching Practice Symposium, Potchefstroom – Constructing student-teachers identities via a university mentorship programme initiative: A case for school based learning – G Alexander, BB Moreeng and MM van Wyk.
31 October – 01 November 2011 – 4th Annual Teaching Practice Symposium, Potchefstroom – Rethinking peer assessment feedback to improve student learning – BB Moreeng and G. Alexander.
23 – 24 September 2011 – 16th Annual conference of the South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT), Willow Park, Johannesburg – Exploring the use of an assessment-centred learning environment in enhancing historical knowledge and skills – BB Moreeng
23 – 24 September 2011 – 16th Annual conference of the South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT), Willow Park, Johannesburg –Museums as centres of learning support for history teachers: An action learning and living history model– BB Moreeng and A Barclay.
24 -25 September 2010 – 15th Annual conference of the South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT), Golden Gate, Free State – Exploring heritage in the classroom: Towards Debalkinising nation building- BB Moreeng

PUBLISHED ARTICLES
Van Wyk MM, Alexander G & Moreeng BB. Education as Transformation: A case of a Faculty. South African Journal for Higher Education, 24(6): 1036-1051(2010)
Moreeng BB. Reconceptualising the teaching of Heritage in schools. South African Journal of Higher Education (in press)(2013)
Moreeng BB & du Toit ER. The powerful learning environment and history learners in the Free State Province. Yesterday and Today Journal (in press)(2013)
* (1 article currently under consideration in an internationally accredited journal- title Transformative Curriculum Leadership for Rural Ecologies

BOOK CHAPTERS
Two book chapters currently in press:
Oxford University Press – Language as a barrier to inclusion in the classroom
Van Schaik – Microteaching

RESEARCH SUPERVISION
Currently supervising 3 PhD students and 3 Masters students.
ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
2013 – Member of the organizing team for the Sustainable Learning Environment Colloquium (October 29 -31) and the EASA conference (Jan 2014) – Responsible for the academic content of the conferences.

2013- Reviewer – The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa

2012 – Africa Century International African Writers Conference, 7-10 November 2012, UFS, Academic Team member and Panel Chair.
2012 – Organised History Teaching Workshops for schools in Motheo District- Free State Province.
2012 – Host and supervisor of the Fullbright History teacher (Craig Divis) from Vermont State, USA.
2012 – Assessment of research proposal for the National Research Foundation
2012 to date – External examiner for UNISA– D Ed and M Ed
2011 – to date UFS Internal examiner M Ed and PhD -students
2011 – Evaluator for Higher Education South Africa (HESA) – Grade 12 History examination papers.
2011 – Screener of History grade 10 textbooks – Department of Basic Education
2010 – to date : External moderator – history teaching modules University of Fort Hare.
2010 – to date : Reviewer – Perspectives in Education Journal
2011 – to date: Reviewer – Journal for Social Sciences and Perspectives in Education
2010 – to date: Regional coordinator (Free State) South African Society for History Teaching
2009 – Panelist during an academic dialogue on: Is over-population a deterrent for development, presented at the University of the Free State, 13 November 2009.