Dr DW Mncube

Senior Lecturer
+27 35 902 6338

I am Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education specialises in teaching undergraduate Geography Education, Social Sciences and Tourism Education. I supervise postgraduate students (Masters and Doctoral) across various disciplines with special focus on ENvironemntal Education and Leadership and Manageemnt in Education. My current research interests include Curriculum change and School leadership in deprived context.


PhD in Curriculum and Instructional Studies,
Masters in Environmantal Management

Research interests:

Environmental Education, Geography Education and Curriculum Studies.

Professional membership:


Research Databases / Publications 

Olaniran, S.O. & Mncube, D.W. (2018), Barriers to effective youth entrepreneurship and vocational education, Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal, 24(4), 1528-2686

Philip K.A Ahiaku & Dumsani W. Mncube (2018). Geography Educators’ Perspectives of Learners Performance in Grade 12 Geography in Public Schools. Alternation, 21 (2018), 1023-1757.

Nxumalo S & Mncube D.W. (2018). Using Indigenous Games and Knowledge to Decolonise the school Curriculum: Ubuntu Perspectives: Perspective in Education, 39(2).

Philip, K.A Ahiaku, Olaniran, S.O & Mncube, D.W (2019). Teaching Mapwork in South African Schools: Reflections from Educators’ Experiences, Concerns and Challenges, Journal of Gender Information & Development in Africa (JGIDA), Vol. 8 Number 2, August 2019 pp 19 – 36.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31920/2050-4284/2019/8n2a2

Ngubane, P. Mncube, D.W. Mabusela, M.S, & Olaniran, S.O. (2020). An exploratory study of TVET stakeholders’ experiences of implementing work-based education in rural ecology, Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal, Volume 26, Issue 1, 2020.

Ntuli, BA, & Dumsani, W. Mncube. (2020). An exploratory study of stakeholders’ perspectives of parental involvement in school governance, Gender & Behaviour Volume 18 (2) June 2020.

Mncube, D.W., & Mkhasibe, R.G. (2020). Exploring novice teachers’ experiences of teaching in English  across the curriculum in rural schools in South Africa, South African Journal of Higher Education, 34(3), 2020

Hadebe-Ndlovu B.N., & Mncube, D.W. (2020). Decolonising Foundation Phase Teachers’ practices of e-Learning strategies, Perspective in Education, 40(2).

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