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Lesley Le Grange

Distinguished Professor of Education


Currently resides in: Western Cape, South Africa

Born in Cape Town South Africa

Lesley Le Grange has more than two decades of experience in higher education, which has enabled him to develop advanced skills in research, teaching, service work, management and leadership. He has produced 200 publications in the fields of Curriculum Studies, Environmental Education, Higher Education Studies, Research Methodology and Science Education. Lesley has received several awards and prizes in recognition of his contributions to higher education. He has occupied several leadership positions in professional organisations and is currently Vice-President of the International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (IAACS). In 2015 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (FRSB) in the UK. Lesley has an excellent understanding of higher education systems, particularly the South African higher education system and has done work for the Council on Higher Education (CHE) in South Africa for more than a decade. He is currently a member of the Accreditation Committee of the CHE.

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O: +27218082280


Business Address

Ryneveld St, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 7600


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Current Position(s)

Distinguished Professor | Education | University of Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch, South Africa | July 2014 - present

Academia, Education and Training


Previous Position(s)

Acting Vice-Dean (Research) | Department pf Curriculum Studies | Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch, South Africa | April 2017 - December 2017

Academia, Education and Training


Vice-Dean (Research) | Faculty of Education | Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch, South Africa | July 2007 - April 2014

Academia, Education and Training


Chairperson | Department of Curriculum Studies | Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch, South Africa | January 2006 - December 2007

Academia, Education and Training


Professor | Department of Curriculum Studies | Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch, South Africa | January 2003 - June 2014

Academia, Education and Training


Senior Lecturer | Department of Curriculum Studies | Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch, South Africa | January 2002 - December 2002

Academia, Education and Training


Lecturer | Department of Curriculum Studies | Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch, South Africa | January 1999 - December 2001

Academia, Education and Training


Part-time Researcher | Environmental Education Programme, University of Stellenbosch (EEPUS) | Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch, South Africa | January 1997 - December 1998

Academia, Education and Training


Education Consultant | Independent Consultant (Self Employed)
Cape Town, South Africa | January 1997 - December 1998

Academia, Education and Training


Part-time Lecturer | Department of Curriculum Studies | Stellenbosch University
Stellenbosch, South Africa | January 1996 - December 1998

Academia, Education and Training

Educational history

Secondary

Heathfield High School, Cape Town, South Africa (1981)

Tertiary

Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch, South Africa | February 1998 - December 2001

PhD - Science and Environmental Education

University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa | January 1995 - December 1995

MEd cum laude - Science Education

University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa | February 1991 - December 1992

BEd - Science Education

University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa | February 1987 - December 1989

BA - Bibilical Studies, Environmental Science

University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa | February 1986 - December 1986

HDE (P/G) sec - Biology and Geography methods

University of the Western Cape (UWC)

Cape Town, South Africa | February 1982 - December 1985

BSc - Botany, Geography

Achievements

Awards

Stellenbosch University Chancellor's Award for Research | 2017

Stellenbosch University Rector's Award for General Performance | 2015

Stellenbosch University Rector's Award for General Performance | 2014

Stellenbosch University Rector's Award for General Performance | 2013

Stellenbosch University Rector's Award for General Performance | 2012

Stellenbosch University Rector's Award for General Performance | 2011

Stellenbosch University's Vice-Rector's Award for Research Productivity | 2014

Stellenbosch University Vice-Rector's Award for Research Productivity | 2013

Stellenbosch University Rector's Award for Research | 2010

Stellenbosch University Rector's Award for Research | 2005

Stellenbosch University Rector's Award for Teaching | 2004

EASA Medal of Honour | 2011

EASA Santam Research Medal | 2005

EASA Young Researcher's Medal | 2003

SAJHE Prize for best article published | 2001

Academic Achievements

Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (UK) | 2015

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