Buthelezi, Nontobeko

Buthelezi, Nontobeko


Discipline Psychology
Email Buthelezin@ukzn.ac.za
Contact Number 332-605
Campus Pietermaritzburg Campus
Office Address Psychology Building
Last Updated 2 years ago

Degrees Held

  • STD, (Indumiso)
  • BA, BA (Hons) (UNISA)
  • Med (Psych) (UZ)
  • PhD (UKZN)

TEahcing INterests

  • Child and Youth Development
  • Learning and Development
  • Child abuse
  • Risk and resilience of students in educational settings
  • Family and community systems strengthening
  • Fostering inclusive education practices
  • Career guidance and counselling
  • African Psychology
  • Psychometric assessments
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Child neuropsychology
  • Play therapy

Research Grants & Awards

  • National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences – South African Humanities Deans’ Association (NIHSS-SAHUDA): 2014-2016
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal Research PhD Grant: 2012
  • SANTRUST PHD Proposal Writing 2011

Community involvements

  • Project Director of Ma’at Institute- UKZN COVID- 19 Psycho-social Support Intervention Programme
  • A member of the Forum for African Psychology
  • Bilingual Zulu/English psychology concepts translation

Teaching Expertise

  • Theory and Practice of Educational Psychology -coordinate
  • Psychology in Education -coordinate
  • Psychology of Personality and Abnormal Behaviour
  • Advanced Topics in African Psychology
  • African Feminism, Womanism, and Negofeminism
  • Community Interventions in Professional Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Psychological Assessment
  • Research Methods in Psychology

Student Supervision

Supervised over 9 research projects on various topics