Education is the study of the process of learning. It includes the theories, methods and techniques of imparting knowledge and skills to others.

The theoretical content of Education field includes:

  • Curriculum development
  • Processes of learning and skill acquisition
  • Teaching methods.

The main purpose of this broad field of education is to develop an understanding of the processes and methods of teaching and learning in pre-schools, schools, tertiary educational institutions and informal settings.

This study area comprises the following fields of work:

  • Teacher Education
  • Curriculum and Education Studies
  • Other Education.