Aims of SAERA

  • To promote research and academic collaboration, link research policy, theory and practice, encourage the promotion of research quality, and help develop the next generation of researchers.
  • To establish a cohesive, coherent and inclusive education academic and research identity. The aim is to establish vigorous and responsive epistemic communities and provide us with a vehicle to continue vigorous intellectual and research collaboration.
  • To promote interaction with national and provincial education departments, research organisations such as policy units and the NRF.
  • To establish links with international educational research organisations and similar organisations in Southern Africa and the African content.



About SAERA, our conference and the Journal of Education

Call for Articles for Journal of Education Conference Special Edition

Call for Papers 2018 SAERA Conference Special Edition Date of publication: October 2019 Guest Editors:  Prof Charl Wolhuter and Dr Carolina Botha (North West University   Conference presenters are invited to make a submission to the Conference Special issue. Contributions must have a strong focus on the conference theme. Submission of full papers (7 000 words) […]

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Journal of Education Issue 73 and 74

Dear SAERA members We are very pleased to announce that the Journal of Education Issue 73 and 74 are now available on Link: Regards Rosemarie

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Prof Aslam Fataar recent publication

Dear SAERA Colleagues,   See an article on decoloniality and curriculum knowledge selection by Aslam Fataar (based on a presentation delivered at the recent annual SAERA conference, Pretoria, 22 October) recently published in Litnet:    

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Eastern Cape E-Learning Summit

Imbizo Events cordially invites you to our annual Eastern Cape E-Learning Summit which will be held on 6 June 2018 at The Venue, Hemingways. Please find attached formal letter of invitation containing more information about the E-Learning Summit Download .South African Education Research

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Nelson Mandela Legacy Lecture

Download mandela lecture 24 April   The Faculty of Education, North-West University invites you to the annual SAERA Nelson Mandela Legacy Lecture Date:      24 April 2018 Venue:    NWU, Faculty of Education, Building C6 – Hall Time:       5:30 pm – 7 pm RSVP:

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