Formerly the Edgewood College of Education before its incorporation in 2001, the Edgewood
campus in Pinetown is the University’s primary site for teacher education and the home of
the University’s School of Education.
Situated in Pinetown with easy access to the N3 highway and approximately 20 minutes’ drive
from Durban, the campus offers sophisticated and attractive facilities to a growing number
of Education students and is close to all major amenities.
The School provides initial and in-service teacher education and offers university higher
degrees in a wide range of specialisms in education as well as carrying out research and
consultancy. The School is actively engaged with policy-making in education in South Africa
and contributes to the international profile of the university through participation in
international conferences, teaching international students, hosting international visitors
and publishing in international books and journals.