Ailwei Solomon Mawela

Ailwei Solomon Mawela is an Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Curriculum and Instructional Studies at the University of South Africa (UNISA). He graduated from the University of South Africa with a Doctor of Education in Didactics. He obtained a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) programme Online Teaching and Learning(OTL) from the University of Oldenburg in Germany in 2020. In 2019 UNISA awarded him with an Excellent Certificate in Student Retention and Success. Environmental Education, Assessment in Education, Open Distance e-Learning, Open Education Resources, and Curriculum Studies are some of his research interests. Supervised Masters and Doctoral students in the above niche areas. Published and co-published several articles and book chapters in accredited journals. Prof, Mawela reviewed articles and book chapters in different accredited journals.


Global Agricultural and Food Marketing in a Global Context: Advancing Policy, Management, and Innovation
Aluwani Maiwashe-Tagwi, Ailweli Solomon Mawela, Phineas Khazamula Chauke. © 2023. 236 pages.
Over 70% of food production is in the hands of farmers; however, numerous studies have shown that smallholder farmers do not have access to markets. The reasons for this failure...
Fostering Diversity and Inclusion Through Curriculum Transformation
Cily Elizabeth Mamatle Tabane, Boitumelo Molebogeng Diale, Ailwei Solomon Mawela, Thulani Vincent Zengele. © 2023. 315 pages.
Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, students and lecturers were left to absorb and negotiate waves of constantly changing government instructions blended in the online world with...
Investigating the Roles of School Management Teams in Curriculum Delivery
Ailwei Solomon Mawela, Micheal M. van Wyk, Lazarus Lebeloane, Awelani V. Mudau. © 2021. 313 pages.
The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced a new paradigm in education that has forced school management teams to re-imagine their curricula delivery functions and obligations during...
The Role of Departmental Heads in the Procurement of Teaching and Learning Resources to Enhance Learner Performance
Sizwe Blessing Mahlambi, Ailwei Solomon Mawela. © 2021. 15 pages.
This chapter introduces transformative learning as a helpful theory to consider the role of departmental heads in the procurement of teaching and learning resources in selected...
Investigating School-Based Support Teams' Roles in Supporting Children With Cerebral Palsy During the National Lockdown
Nkhensani Susan Thuketana. © 2021. 18 pages.
The demand for mainstream South African schools to adopt inclusive education research recommendations is rising exponentially. The COVID-19 pandemic effects compound curriculum...
School Management Teams' Strategies to Enhance Curriculum Delivery in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Ailwei Solomon Mawela. © 2021. 13 pages.
The uncertainty of how the curriculum is supposed to be delivered in schools during COVID-19, which is different from traditional practices, was a global challenge. This chapter...
Emancipation of South African Women in Biodiversity Conservation for Tourism: A Case of Alexandra Township
Ailwei Solomon Mawela. © 2019. 14 pages.
The emancipation of women volunteering in biodiversity conservation for tourism in local communities cannot be overemphasized, particularly in developing countries. This chapter...
Open Distance E-Learning Student Teaching Practice Mentorship Experience in Selected Secondary Schools in South Africa: Student Teachers' Teaching Practice Experience
Ailwei Solomon Mawela. © 2019. 22 pages.
Open distance learning (ODeL) approach is used worldwide to offer different qualifications. In studying towards obtaining a teaching qualification at UNISA, students are required...