Staff Profiles

Dr. Tshiamiso Violet Moumakwa


Faculty of Education

Languages and Social Sciences Education

Senior Lecturer

Location: BLOCK 244A OFFICE 13
Phone: 355 5127
Email Dr. Tshiamiso Violet Moumakwa

Dr Tshiamiso Violet Moumakwa holds a DSE and BA (Humanities) from the University of Botswana,  MA in English Language Teaching from the University of Warwick (UK) and PhD in Linguistic Science from University of Reading (UK) 

Dr T. V. Moumakwa is a Senior lecturer in the Department of Languages and Social Sciences Education. She is a language educator and offers methodology courses to pre-service and in-service language students as well as a research methods course to in-service teachers. She supervises research projects of undergraduate as well as post graduate students. Before joining the University, she offered English language and literature at both junior and senior secondary school level in different public schools in Botswana. Dr T. V. Moumakwa also serves in both the English language and literature panels of the Curriculum Department (MOBE).

Language education

Undergraduate and Postgraduate supervision

Dr. T. V. Moumakwa's research interests are in the areas of language and literature education as well as language-in-education policy, teacher training and development, and qualitative research methods. Her publications include language instruction, integrating 21st century skills in language teaching, reading challenges encountered by language students at secondary school level.

Teacher training and professional development, teaching the communication skills at secondary school level; integrating 21st century skills in teaching and learning

Monaka, Kemmonye C; Moumakwa Tshiamiso, V.; & Baitse Tlamelo (2019). Folktales in a Cultural Context: The Role of Folktales in the Development of Bakgalagari children. LONAKA JoLT Vol. 10(1, 2019, pp. 115-126.


*Monaka, K. C. & **Moumakwa, T. V. (2017). Curriculum and language education issues in Botswana secondary schools.   NAWA: Journal of Language and Communication, 11(1), pp. 31-42.


Moumakwa, T. V. & Monaka, K. C. (2017). Speakers living and languages dying: The endangerment of !Xóõ and øHua in Botswana. JULACE: Journal of the University of Namibia Language Centre, Volume 2 No. 1, pp. 77-82.


Chebanne, A.M. & Moumakwa, T. V. (2017). Issues of equality and equity in education-The fate of minority languages in Botswana. Mosenodi Journal, 20 (2), 78-89.


Monaka, K. C., Moumakwa, T. V. & Mothei S. (2016). The training of teachers of African languages for primary schools in Botswana. LASU, 4(4), 51-64.



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