Professor Annah Molosiwa


Professor Annah Molosiwa is an Associate Professor in the Department of Languages and Social Sciences Education at the University of Botswana (UB). She holds a PhD in Teaching, Curriculum and Education Policy from Michigan State University, USA, MSc in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, and B.A. Humanities and Concurrent Certificate in Education from the University of Botswana and Swaziland.

Professor Molosiwa has served for over 40 years as an educator; a secondary school teacher, a teacher educator, a researcher and a consultant. She is currently Head of the Department of Languages and Social Sciences Education at the University of Botswana. She has led the review of the Departmental programmes to be outcomes based in accordance with the Education Training Sector Strategic Plan (ETSSP 2015 - 2020). She is also instrumental in ensuring that the programmes are Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA) compliant and accredited. In her role as the Head of Department, she serves the university in several committees such as the Faculty of Education Promotions Appointments and Review Committee, Faculty Executive Committee and the Departmental Admissions and Marketing Committee.

Professor Molosiwa’s research interests are in the areas of curriculum and education policies; literacy and language development, education for sustainable development; youth unemployment; teacher education and teachers’ professional development. In terms of professional service, Prof Molosiwa collaborates with a number of universities in the SADC region as an External Examiner and co-researcher. She is a member of the Botswana Educational Research Association (BERA), the Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA) Botswana Chapter, and the International Literacy Association (ILA).