Michelle Hannington

Clinical Educator



BSc Occupational Therapy WITS

MSc Occupational Therapy (Neurosciences) WITS

PG Diploma Health Sciences Education UCT


Michelle obtained her degree from Wits University in 2010 and completed her comm serve at Tambo Memorial Hospital. She then moved to Natal where she focused on physical rehabilitation in urban and rural settings for three years. Following this she worked in Johannesburg and Cape Town focusing on injury on duty, functional capacity evaluations and rehabilitation. She has a special interest in all aspects of work practice. She is Ergoscience, Workwell and PGAP trained. In addition to working as a clinical educator, she runs her own private practice that focuses on FCEs, case management, and business coaching to support business in the employment of persons with disability. 

Areas of Interest

Work practice in the South African Context

Current Research Projects

Work Practice curriculum development

Why Work? What motivates South Africans to work