(Ph.D, MAEEE, MEd, MBA, Bed Hons, B.Econ, BA (Econ), Secondary Teachers Diploma, Certificate in Project Management, Certificate in Assessment)
Micheal van Wyk is a full Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the School of Teacher Education at the College of Education, UNISA. He has more than twenty eight years of teaching experience both at primary, secondary and higher education levels. He is a National Research Foundation rated researcher in Economics Education. He has been published more than 40 research articles in accredited journals in the last five years, reading 47 papers at educational conferences, written three academic books and four chapters in research books. He delivered several keynote addresses at various teacher education conferences. He also received an award for Outstanding Education Research Paper (International conference, Dublin- Ireland, 2010). In 2011 received an award for the Best Researcher in the Education category, in Faculty of Education- University of the Free State). Prof Micheal is an international reviewer for several international journals as well for South African journals. He served on several academic boards. In 2012, he published an article entitled: [Re]claiming the Riel as Khoisan Indigenous Cultural Knowledge. He served on various committees in the College of Education, Unisa. He is currently working on a book project entitled:
Schooling, Society and Inclusive Education. Prof Micheal van Wyk research interest is on technology-integrated teaching and learning, Indigenous Knowledge systems (IKS), stokvels as community-based saving schemes; economics education.