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

Book Launch Opportunity

  Dear SAERA member,   BOOK LAUNCH OPPORTUNITY   The SAERA 2018 conference hosted by the NWU Faculty of Education will be held from 22 – 24 October 2018. We would like to invite all SAERA members who recently published a book and or/ chapter in a book to present their book/s at the book […]

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COMBER, in conjunction with SAERA AR SIG presents a 2-day workshop

BY: Dr Maria Elena Torre, CUNY Engaging in critical participatory action research: theory, methods and ethics Date:      24 / 25 April 2018 Venue:   NWU, Faculty of Education (Potchefstroom), Building C6 – Room 113 Time:     9 am – 4 pm To secure a place, please RSVP by 16 Arpil:   Invite.ME Torre […]

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SAERA Nelson Mandela Legacy Lecture

Epistemic Justice in the Academy:Decolonizing Power, Knowledge, and Being through Critical and Participatory Research Dr Maria Elena Torre, CUNY & Professor Puleng Segalo, UNISA Date:      24 April 2018 Venue:   NWU, Faculty of Education, Building C6 – Hall Time:      5:30 pm – 7 pm To secure a place, please RSVP by 16 […]

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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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