Sarah Gravett

Sarah Gravett holds the position of Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Internationalisation at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and also serves as a professor of Teacher Education and Development. Previously she served as dean of the Faculty of Education at UJ for 15 years, until December 2021. Throughout her academic career Sarah's research has encompassed various areas, including dialogic teaching, the design of learning environments within higher and adult education, and teacher education. Currently her primary focus lies in projects centred around the evolving educational landscape in a rapidly changing world, with a particular emphasis on teacher education and development. She is recognised in her field as a South African National Research Foundation-rated researcher and is also a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf).   

Research at University of Johannesburg and societal impact

Freek Robinson, Sarah Gravett Universiteitseminaar | University Seminar 2024-03-14

For the second year running, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) has been ranked as the leading producer of accredited research outputs in South Africa. Sarah Gravett, Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Internationalisation at UJ, emphasises the importance of research that impacts communities and society.