Staff Profiles

Dr. Kelebogile Kgosi

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Faculty of Education

Family and Consumer Sciences


Location: Block 247 Room 381
Phone: 3554137
Email Dr. Kelebogile Kgosi

PhD, Housing Studies, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

MSc. Housing Policy, Salford University, UK

B.Ed. Home Economics, University of Botswana

Dr. Kgosi is a Lecturer in the University of Botswana with a Ph.D. in Housing Practice and Policy and a teaching qualification. Her teaching subjects include Housing Policy and Practice, Home Economics Teacher Education and Research in Family and Consumer Science. Her research focus is on housing needs for socially challenged people within communities including; the low income, children, women and people living with disability as well as the role of housing in community development. Dr. Kgosi also has research interest in the education sector; particularly in the implementation of Home Economics curriculum in secondary schools and teacher education. Her interest is working with Home Economics teachers in developing and increasing their competence and capability to secure a high quality education for children in secondary schools.

 Housing Policy and Practice

Family and Consumer Science Teacher Education

Research in Family and Consumer Science

Housing needs for socially challenged people and special populations

Housing needs assessment

Teacher Development and Education

Implementation of Home Economics curriculum in schools

Housing needs for  special populations

Implementation of Home Economics curriculum 

Teacher education and development

Pedagogy in secondary schools


Kgosi, K. (2012). The experience of living and caring for children in poor housing: Insights from HIV infected parents in Gaborone. In T. Maundeni, and M. Nnyepi, (Eds.). Thari ya Bana: Reflections on Children in Botswana, 2012 (pp. 87- 93). Gaborone, Botswana: UNICEF and University of Botswana

Kgosi, K., Trivedi, S (2018) The influence of raising children in crowded neighborhoods Consumer Science in pursuit of the future” Hosted by South African Association of Family Ecology and Consumer Science in conjunction with the Department of Food and Nutrition Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Durban University of Technology at the Saint George Hotel and Conference Centre, Pretoria, South Africa 5 –9 March 2018. Page 164

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