Learning at Ngwane Teachers College is backed by Science laboratories, Applied Sciences and Art workshops and a Library. Our aim is to keep students up-to-date with latest technology and trends.

Our Faculties

Applied Sciences


Vuyisile E. Nxumalo

Head of Department

 MSc Consumer Science- UNESWA,  B.Sc. HE, Dip. HE,(UNISWA)

Daniel M. Sibanda –    M.Sc.Ag.Ed., B.Sc.Ag.Ed., Dip. AgEd. (UNISWA) (SENIOR LECTURER)

Xolani V. Khalishwayo –  M.Sus Agric ( University of the Free State -UFS),  B.Sc.Ag.Ed., Dip. Ag.Ed. (UNISWA)

Arnold Nhlanhla Sacolo – M.Sc.Ag.Ed., B.Sc. Ag.Ed.,  Dip.Ag.Ed.(UNISWA)

Patricia Phindile Fakudze – M.Sus Agric ( University of the Free State -UFS), B.Sc.Ag.Ed., Dip.Ag.Ed.(UNISWA) 

Vuyisile Eunice Nxumalo –  MSc Consumer Science- UNESWA,  B.Sc. HE, Dip. HE (UNISWA)

Faith Gcinaphi Fakudze – B.Sc. HEE, Dip. HEE, (UNISWA) (SENIOR LECTURER)

Margaret B. Simelane –  MSc Consumer Science (UNESWA), Post Grad Dip Pre-voc. Ed. (IDM), Dip. HE (UNISWA), B.Sc. HEE (UNISWA) 

Pholile N. Mashinini- Langwenya – M-Tech Fashion (Tswane University of Technology –TUT), B.Sc. HEE, Dip. HE, (UNISWA), 

Wendy F Nxumalo – Msc –F&N (UNISA), BSc-HEE  Dip H.E, Uniswa,

Applied Sciences

The Faculty of Applied Sciences has Agriculture and Consumer Sciences facilities with specialised equipment to facilitate practical work for our students. For effective teaching of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences, emphasis is laid on practical activities.


Subjects offered include: ● Agricultural Economics and Management ● Agricultural Education ● Animal Science and Health ● Crop Production ● Farm Structures and Machinery

Consumer Science

Subjects offered include: ● Clothing and Textiles ● Family Life Education ● Food and Nutrition ● Food Preparation ● Home Economics education ● Home Management ● Laundry

Curriculum Studies in the Applied Sciences

The courses in the Curriculum Studies are meant to demonstrate appropriate methods of teaching for Agricultural and Consumer Science Education. Students are trained to develop acceptable plans for teaching these subjects and they are also encouraged to base their instruction largely on the practical experience that pupils may possess and on observations made on the family experiences.



We continually work at  giving our students an understanding of educational theories, principles and practices which will help them to function successfully in teaching, our reference being Eswatini and abroad.

Subjects Taught
  • History and Philosophy of Education
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Learning and Educational Psychology
  • Inclusive & Special Education
  • Measurement and Evaluation
  • Principles of Teaching
  • Educational Research Methods
  • Curriculum Development and Planning
  • Sociology of Education
  • Educational Administration
  • Guidance and Counselling
  • Financial Management
  • Educational Technologies
Micro Teaching & Teaching Skills

The course introduces students to the practical skills of teaching and learning, which is peer teaching. It equips students with preparation and presentation skills, providing them with knowledge and skills of handling daily classroom routines in schools.

Teaching Practice

The students will put theory into practice. They work collaboratively with teachers in the cooperating schools. It is supervised for six weeks.

Pychosocial Support, Care and Protection

The foundation course in Psychosocial Care, Support and Protection is intended to transform the way in which a school interacts with learners, their families and the broader community to help all learners achieve their potential.

The Psychosocial support programme addresses challenges confronting both young people and teachers concerning issues of children’s rights, protection, care and support for children. The Swaziland National Response to Psychosocial Needs of Children defines psychosocial support (PSS) as a comprehensive supportive environment to meet the physical, social, emotional, mental and spiritual needs for an individual to facilitate wellbeing.


Celiwe T. Khumalo

Head of Department

M.Ed. (Midlands State University); B.Ed. Primary (UNISWA); PGDDE (Indira Gandhi Open University- India); PTD (William Pitcher College)

1. Masuku – Dlamini Mfininiza Agnes

  • PhD- UNIZULU incomplete
  • B.Ed. Primary (UNISWA)
  • Primary Teachers Diploma (PTD) Ngwane Teachers College
  • Early Childhood and care Development Certificate- UNISWA

2. Dlamini Msizeni Samuel

  • Master’s in Education Management
  • Honors Bachelor of Education in Educational Management and the Law of Education (UNISA)
  • Advanced Certificate in Education and Leadership (Bed) UNISA
  • Diploma in Primary Education (PTD)
  • Primary teachers Certificate (PTC)

3. Hlobsile Nozizwe Magagula

  • Masters in Educational Foundations – University of Swaziland (UNISWA)
  • Bachelor of Education with Honors in Deaf Education Univesity of the Witwatersrand (WITS)
  • Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE) UNISA
  • Primary Teachers Diploma (PTD) Ngwane Teachers College

1. Khumalo Celiwe Thokozani 

  • M.Ed. Midlands State University 
  • Bachelor of Education Primary UNISWA 
  • PGDDE Indira Gandhi Open University- India 
  • PTD William Pitcher College

2. Dlomo Nomsa Rosemary

  • Master of Education (MEd) University of Swaziland (UNISWA)
  • Bachelor of Education (BEd) UNISWA
  • Primary Teachers Diploma- Nazarene Teachers College

3. Thobile Hilda Ndzimandze

  • Masters in Educational Psychology (Midlands State University (MSU)
  • Bachelor of Education Degree in Educational Foundations (MSU)
  • Primary Teachers Diploma (Nazarene Teachers College)

1. Nxumalo Rhoda Tozane

  • Joint Masters Degree in Special and Inclusive Education (Roehampton University, University of Olso, Uninerzita Karlova v Praze)
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Special Education: Hearing Diploma in Adult Education (UNISWA)
  • Certificate for Teachers of the Deaf (ToD) Montfort Teacher Training.
  • Primary Teachers Certificate (PTC) Ngwane Teachers College.

2. Bindzile Sithembile Mkhatshwa

  • Masters in Educational Psychology (Midlands State University (MSU)
  • Bachelor of Education Degree in Educational Foundations (MSU)
  • Primary Teachers Diploma (Ngwane Teachers College)

3. Siphiwe Priscillah Gumedze

  • Pursuing Masters in Educational Foundations- University of Swaziland
  • Honors Degree in Inclusive Education – University of South Africa
  • Diploma in Special Education
  • Primary Teachers Diploma

1. Dladla-Simelane Buyisile (SENIOR LECTURER)

  • PhD – Curriculum and Instructional Studies (UNIZULU)
  • Master of Education (Educational Administration and Management) University of Swaziland UNISWA
  • Bachelor of Education (UNISWA)
  • Primary Teachers Diploma- William Pitcher College

2. Scebo Mcedi Kunene

  • PhD in Educational Psychology (UKZN)
  • Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology (UKZN)
  • B.A Degree in Humanities (UNISWA)
  • Certificate in Psycho-Social Support



Phumlile Anderson

Head of Department

M.A. Applied Linguistics (Edith Cowan University), B.A. Humanities (UNISWA) PGCE (UNISWA)

1 Jabulile Queen Nxumalo
• Master of Education (Curriculum and Teaching), PGCE, B.A. Humanities (UNISWA)

2 Melody Thembeni Dlamini (SENIOR LECTURER)
• MEd Education Psychology – MSU, B.A. Humanities – UNISWA, PGCE – UNISWA

3 Sabelo Mlungisi Khumalo
• Master of Education (Curriculum and Teaching), PGCE, B.A. Humanities (UNISWA)

4 Thabile Sihlongonyane
• Master of Education (Curriculum and Teaching), PGCE, B.A. Humanities (UNISWA)

5 Sihle Ndaba 
• Master of Arts (English) – Texas, Master of Public Administration – Texas, PGCE (UNISWA), BA Humanities (UNISWA)

6 Phumlile Ruth Anderson
• M.A. Applied Linguistics (Edith Cowan University), B.A. Humanities (UNISWA) PGCE (UNISWA)

1.  Raymond Amon Sindaza
• M. Ed (Educational Management), (Midlands State University), B.A. Ed – University of Zambia, Dip. Ed – Nkrumah Teachers’ College,  Certs, in Pedagogical Studies (French) – CAVILAM, Vichy, France, CELAB Bujumbura, Burundi & CIFEPT, Réunion, France

2. Guillain Mukindje Kigogo • B.A. (Applied Pedagogy; Option: French) in the Higher Institute of Pedagogy (ISP/BUKAVU, DRC)

1. Patience N. Kunene  – M. Ed. P G CE, B.A (UNISWA) Certificate in Psychosocial Support (UKZN) (SENIOR LECTURER)

2. Sellinah S. Phiri  –  M. Ed. Curriculum (MSU), Bachelor of Education Degree (UNISWA),  Primary Teachers Diploma (UNISWA), PhD (UP) incomplete

3. Tholakele C. Mngometulu –  M.Ed, Post Graduate Certificate in Education
B.A. Humanities (UNISWA)

4. Ntombifuthi R. Kunene  – M.Ed. Guidance and Counselling, B. Ed. Secondary, Secondary Teachers Diploma (UNISWA)

5. Siphiwe E. Mabuza –  B.A. Honours in African Languages, Post Graduate Certificate in Education, B.A. Humanities (UNISWA)


The Faculty of Languages contributes to the general education of the college, through instruction on the Languages, Literature, Curriculum Studies in the Languages and Academic Communication Skills


We equip prospective teachers with subject matter knowledge, skills in teaching methodology, classroom management so that they can effectively teach the English Language to children. We also address their academic needs in all the faculties by training students  in Academic Communication Skills, which entails basic communication skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening.


Our primary goal is to produce teachers who will be competent enough to teach the Siswati language and literature effectively at primary school level such that they encourage future learners to develop love for the Siswati language as their mother tongue. Students also study Curriculum Studies in Siswati.


Our primary goal is to produce teachers who will be competent enough to teach the French Language and Literature effectively at primary school level such that  future learners can be encouraged to explore learning other languages for communication and career advancement locally and abroad. 

Practical Arts

Practical Arts

The Faculty of Practical Arts provides very realistic, practical skills in areas that are useful to all students; and are emphasized in order to better prepare the students not only for academic achievement but also  for everyday living. 

Arts and Crafts

We encourage students to  express possibilities of materials through rigorous, hands-on investigation while they are also exposed to organization of Art teaching, techniques of Art and Craft teaching, methods of integrating art and crafts into other subject disciplines.


We train our students to appreciation music while we do voice training and aural training. We teach them elements of music, musical terms and signs, choral techniqies and recording, choir conducting, teaching methods in music and also help them to develop musical activities for children.

Physical Education

Physical Education is concerned with training student teachers in the growth and development of the child, development of fundamental movement skills and physiological development of a human being in relation to sports. We educate our students on the role of the Physical Education teacher, teaching techniques and methodologies.


Vincent V. Kunene

Head of Department

MEd (Educational Administration), B Ed (Primary) – Uniswa, PTD – Nazarene Teacher Training College, Certificate in Music, Grade 5 Music Theory (abrsm) – Swaziland Christian University

1. Joseph Adjirackor  – BA Art (hons.) Post Graduate Diploma In Art Education (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana)) (SENIOR LECTURER)
2. Dominic Hateka  – MPhil Art Education, B.A. Integrated Rural Art And Industry (Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science And Technology (Ghana))
3. Epilogue Annku  – MPhil Art Education, BA Communication Design (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana))

1. Vincent V. Kunene  – MEd (Educational Administration), B Ed (Primary) – Uniswa, PTD – Nazarene Teacher Training College, Certificate in Music, Grade 5 Music Theory (abrsm) – Swaziland Christian University

2. Samuel S. Msibi – BA Music (Hons), BA Music (University of Natal), Certificate in Orchestral Conducting – Mozarteum University (Austria) & St. Petersburg (Russia)

3. Stephen S. Hadebe –  B Ed. (Uniswa), STD (William Pitcher College) (SENIOR LECTURER)

1. Muzi Mamba  – Masters in Sports Administration (MSA) The Russian International Olympic University, Bachelor’s Degree in PE. & Sports (Manuel Farjado University) PTD (NTTC)
2. Hazel P Mthethwa  – Masters in Sports Administration (MSA)  ( The Russian International Olympic University), Bachelor of PE. (Voronezh State Pedagogical University (Russia)), STD-William Pitcher College (SENIOR LECTURER)

3. Wandile Dlamini BA Degree in PE. & Sports (International University of PE. & Sports (Cuba))




Head of Department

PhD, M.Sc. (Coursework) (WITS), B.Ed. (Hons) (WITS), B.Sc. + CDE (Uniswa)

MSc in Computing – Unisa), B.Sc (Uniswa)PGCE (Uniswa)BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Unisa)(SENIOR LECTURER)

B.Sc. (Uniswa), PGCE (Uniswa)

M.Ed. in Technology Education (UKZN), PGCE – (Uniswa), B.Sc. (Uniswa)

4. ZULU DELISILE – B.Sc. (Uniswa)

1. MANANA BUSI C. –  B.Ed. (Uniswa), STD (William Pitcher)

2. DLAMINI SIMON N. – M.Ed. in Maths Education (UKZN)PGCE (Uniswa), PGDDE (IGNOU)B.Sc. (Uniswa)(SENIOR LECTURER)

3. MASUKU SICELO – M.Ed.  (MSU) , B.Ed- UNISWA, PTD  (Ngwane College)
4. NDLOVU HENRY C. – M.Sc. (WITS)B.Ed. (Hons) (WITS), B.Sc. + CDE (Uniswa)(HOD) 

5. NDLANDLA SIBUSISO S. . – M.Ed. in Maths Education (UKZN)PGCE (Uniswa), B.Sc (Uniswa)

6. GUMEDZE NOZILWANDLE P. – M.Sc. in Environmental Resources Management (Environmental Chemistry) (Uniswa)PGCE (Unisa), B.Sc. (Uniswa)

1. NYEMBE DUMSILE W. –  PhD Chemistry (UJ), MSc (Cum laude) Chemistry  (UJ), BSc Bio/Chem (UNISWA), IB Diploma (Waterford Kamhlaba)

2. NXUMALO CLEMENT D. – M.Ed. (cum laude) Natural Science Education (UNISA)B.Sc Bio/Chem (Uniswa), PGCE Curriculum and Teaching (Uniswa), PGDDE (IGNOU), TCTP Certificate (SEAMEO RECSAM – Malaysia)  

3. SHABANE NCAMISO J. – M.Sc. in Science Edu. (UKZN), TCTP Certificate (SEAMEO RECSAM – Malaysia), PGCE (Uniswa),  B.Sc (Uniswa)

4. VILAKATI BONIWE – M.Ed. in Curriculum and Teaching (Uniswa),  Certificate in Special Edu. (Malawi), PGCE (Unisa), B.Sc (Uniswa), 

5. KHUMALO MARWICK – B.Ed. (Hons) – Sc.Educ. (WITS), BEd (Uniswa), S.T.D. (WPC) (SENIOR LECTURER)



We prepare future teachers primary science education. We believe that science educators should be thoroughly educated in their content discipline and also to be able to function as professional science teachers.

Information and Communication Technology

We actively pursue the integration of ICT into teaching and learning and the development of students’ digital literacy, primarily through the Computer Studies course in the first and second years. Students that elect to Major in ICT as a teaching subject are offered ICT courses up to the third year.


Mathematics offered at our college is comprehensive and it develops knowledge and practice in the teaching and learning of mathematics in educational contexts at different levels of education, including teacher preparation. Ngwane College is the right place for everyone who wishes to take a step towards advancement  in Mathematics education. Numerical Skills is also offered by the Mathematics Department to Non-Science Majors. 


We are concerned with educating future teachers in the teaching and learning of science and the discrete science disciplines at primary and secondary levels. Nested within science are the sub-fields – Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Science Education.

Social Studies

Social Studies

Social Studies is a subject offered at primary school level in the Kingdom of Eswatini. Selected subject themes are offered in Social Studies per subject area (Geography, History and Religious Education) in the PTD programme, as well as Curriculum Studies in Social Studies.

Geography, History and Religious Studies

We work to prepare students to function effectively in a complex world of rapid change and increasing interdependence and to develop an understanding of perspectives outside their own, while also training them to inculcate the same in their future learners.

Our curriculum is designed to foster responsibility and professionalism by encouraging purposeful research, critical thinking, collaboration, creative problem solving, and helping students to develop effective public speaking, presentation and debate skill.  This we forge by providing training in Geography, History and Religious Education, as well as the methodologies of teaching the these to primary school pupils as Social Studies.



Dumisani Ndlangamandla

Head of Department

M.ED in Education (Uniswa), B.ED (Uniswa), PTD (Nazarene Teachers College)

1. Mavimbela Gcebile Alexia 
Post Graduate Certificate in Education(Uniswa), B.A. Hum.(Uniswa), 

3. Shongwe Gcebile Philsile
M.ED. In Curriculum and Teaching (Uniswa) B.A. Hum.(Uniswa), Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Uniswa)

4. Nomcebo Mathonsi
M.ED. In Curriculum and Teaching (Uniswa) B.A. Hum.(Uniswa), Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Uniswa),

5. Dumisani Ndlangamandla 
M.ED in Education (Uniswa), B.ED (Uniswa), PTD (Nazarene Teachers College)


1. Sibongile Mhlanga (SENIOR LECTURER)
MSC. In Environmental Resource Management (Uniswa) B.A. Hum. + Diploma in Education, (Uniswa)

2.  Phindile Ntombifuthi Hlatshwayo
MSC. In Environmental Resource Management (Uniswa) B.A. Hum. (Uniswa), Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Uniswa) Certificate in Environmental Education (Rhodes University),

3. Lukhele Siphelele
MSC. In Environmental Resource Management (Uniswa) B.A. Social Science (Uniswa), Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Uniswa), Certificate in Psycho-social Support (Uniswa)

About Us

Ngwane Teachers’ College (NTC) is situated in the Shiselweni region. The college is about 3km south of Nhlangano town. The college was established in 1982 as a government institution under the ministry of Education

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