Ms Amanda Potgieter

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA Ed (UP); BEd (UNISA); MEd (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Teaching-learning; Educational Psychology; Holistic Learner Development in Diverse Contexts
  +27 18 299 1040
   Building F4 - 103, Potchefstroom

Ms Anneke Butler

Lecturer of Academic Literacy
BA; HED; BEd (Psig); MA.
Linguistics; Morphology (especially in Afrikaans); Academic Reading; Academic Writing; Material Development; Test Development
  +27 16 910 3502
   Building 7 - 204, Vanderbijlpark

Mr Cobus Ackerman

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA (Comm.), Hons. (Psych.), MA (Psych.) (NWU)

  +27 18 285 2210
   Building F4-109A, Potchefstroom

Ms Daisy Motsaathebe

Administrative Assistant

BA-Industrial Sociology

  +27 18 389 2638
   Base Building, Office No G72, Mafikeng

Dr Elsa Meihuizen

Senior Lecturer of Academic Literacy

HOD (US); MA (UKZN); PhD (US) 

Academic Literacy; Applied Linguistics; Corpus Studies; Textual Criticism
  +27 18 299 1041
   Building F4-104, Potchefstroom

Ms Gonneke Groenen

Junior Lecturer in Academic Literacy: Distance Learning

BEd (HAN); BA; BA Hons (NWU) 

Descriptive & Applied Linguistics; Grammaticalizaition; e-Learning
  +27 18 299 1038
   Building F4-101, Potchefstroom

Dr Gustav Butler

Curriculum and course design for academic literacy interventions; The teaching and learning of academic writing; The translation of academic literacy assessment instruments; Applied linguistics
  +27 16 910 3480
   Building 31, Office G03, Vanderbijlpark

Dr Henk Louw

Senior Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons (PU for CHE); MA; PhD (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Applied Linguistics
  +27 18 299 1049
   Building F4 - 110, Potchefstroom

Dr Henri Laurie

Lecturer of Academic Literacy
Literature esp. 20th Century and Science Fiction, Literary Theory, Academic Literacy, Visual Culture
  +27 16 910 3479
   Building 7, Office 215, Vanderbijlpark

Mr Joel Moletsane



Academic reading, academic writing and Second language acquisition
  +27 18 389 2055
   Building A2, Room G084, Mafikeng

Ms Keabetswe Lekopanye

Junior Lecturer Academic Literacy, Languages, and Communication
  +27 18 389 2083
   A2, Block B, G71, Mafikeng

Ms Kedumetse Mothlankane

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA Drama (UP); BA Hons (English); MA English (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Literature in African Women's Novels
  +27 18 299 1050
   Building F4 - 102, Potchefstroom
Kehilwe Mose

Me Kehilwe Mose

Junior Lecturer

Hons – English and B.A. Ed (Currently pursuing MA in English)

Academic Literacy and Languages
  +27 18 389 2361
   General Academic Building, B-Block, Office 157, Mafikeng

Dr Kristien Andrianatos

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BIs; PGCE (UP); BEd Honours; MEd; PhD (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Learning through Digital Platforms
  +27 18 299 1047
   Building F4 - 107A, Potchefstroom

Ms Lesley Cushman

Lecturer in Academic Literacy, and English Language and Literature

BA Hons English Literature; HDE (UCT), MA Applied Linguistics (Durham)

  +27 18 389 2106
   Office G81, Block B, Mafikeng

Prof Liqhwa Siziba

Senior Lecturer
  +27 18 389 2168
    Base Building , Office G68 Block B, Mafikeng

Dr Louise Olivier

Senior Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons (PU for CHE); PGCE; MEd; PhD (NWU)

Applied Linguistics; Academic Writing; Language Teaching
  +27 18 299 1042
   Building F4 - 105, Potchefstroom

Ms Mari-Leigh Pienaar

Lecturer of Academic Literacy
MA (Afrikaans)
Applied linguistics, Afrikaans, multilingualism, academic literacy, editing, translation
  +27 16 910 3506
   Building 7, Office 209, Vanderbijlpark

Ms Marianne Mathee

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA Languages (UFS), Hons in German (UFS), Higher Education Diploma (UFS), MEd (NWU)

Technology in teaching and learning
  +27 18 389 2113
   ADC Building, First Floor Block B, Office 143, Mafikeng

Dr Maricel Botha

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons; MA (UP); PhD (UJ) 

Translation Studies; Literary Translation; Translation Sociology
  +27 18 285 2648
   Building F4 – 109, Potchefstroom

Dr Mariska Nel

Head of CAPLP: Potchefstroom campus & Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD (NWU) 

Academic Literacy; Applied Linguistics; Corpus Linguistics; Forensic Linguistics
  +27 18 299 1043
   Building F4 - 108, Potchefstroom

Dr Maureen Ledibane



Teaching Academic English (AGLE) to Commerce Students
  +27 18 389 2470
   I Block, G 85, Mafikeng

Miss Natasha Ravyse

Lecturer of Applied Linguistics
MA in English (with distinction)
Sociolinguisitcs; sub-cultural languages
  +27 16 910 3512
   Building 7, Office 213, Vanderbijlpark
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Mrs Nicole Schutte

Lecturer of Academic Literacy
MA in Language Practice
  +27 16 910 3488
   Building 7, Office 216, Vanderbijlpark

Mr Ninan Samuel


M. A.

English Language and Literature, Academic Literacy
  +27 18 389 2541
   Block B Building A2, G79, Mafikeng

Mrs Pheladi Fakude

Lecturer of Academic Literacy
Basic Academic Literacy; Advanced Academic Literacy; Multilingualism and Eye-tracking
  +27 16 910 3501
016 910 3463
   Building 7, Office 220, Vanderbijlpark
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Ms Retha Fritz

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons; MA (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Blended Learning; eLearning Environments; Assessment
  +27 18 299 1044
   Building F4 - 107, Potchefstroom
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Ms Sarah Matsetela

Junior Lecturer in Academic Literacy

BA Hons English (Limpopo)

  +27 18 389 2561
   Building A2, Block B, Room G70, Mafikeng

Mrs Stephanie Mostert

Junior Lecturer of Academic Literacy
Degree in Humanities (Psychology and English)
Honours in English – Cum Laude
Applied linguistics: bilingualism, language for law students; Academic Literacy, Academic Reading,
  +27 16 910 3511
   Building 7, Office 211, Vanderbijlpark

Dr Susan Marais

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD

English Literature; Postmodern Literature; Postcolonial Literature Genre Theory; Narratology
  +27 18 299 1039
   Building F4-102, Potchefstroom

Dr Zanétte Meintjes

Subject Chair: CAPLP (Potchefstroom Campus)

BA; BA Hons; HOD; MA; PhD (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Applied Linguistics; Corpus Linguistics
  +27 18 299 1048
   Building F4 - 106, Potchefstroom
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