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Report from the SAERA President

  REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT OF SAERA TABLED AT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, OCTOBER 23, 2018 AT ST GEORGE HOTEL, CENTURION, HOSTED BY NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY   INTRODUCTION The constitution of SAERA has two main aims: To consolidate the organisation into a leading educational research association through a developing an all-inclusive plan, ensuing a stable income […]

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PLENARY PANEL: TUESDAY OCTOBER 23rd 2018 How sustainable and viable is multilingualism for higher education purposes in South Africa?

The realisation of Constitutional provisions as regards the use of all eleven languages for education, remain a mirage in South Africa. Recent judgments regarding languages for teaching and learning, as media of instruction, in the context of Unisa and the UFS seem to prophecy a monolingual higher education context in which English becomes a hegemonic language […]

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PLENARY PANEL: TUESDAY OCTOBER 23rd 2018 Diverse voices in educational research

 At the last 2017 SAERA conference, a critique was raised that the SAERA organisation and its conference needed to hear a more diverse range of voices about educational research, other than that of seasoned academics/ researchers/ experienced supervisors/ lecturers/specific institutional types, and to look at alternative formats to how conferences can be run to accommodate a […]

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PLENARY PANEL: MONDAY OCTOBER 22nd 2018 The curriculum knowledge imperative in South African education

The politics of knowledge in South African universities recently witnessed a radical discursive rupture. The call for decolonising education has been the cornerstone of the students’ recognition struggles at universities. Mobilising on the basis of their demand for free education, students across the university sector articulated the need for change in university knowledge and curricula […]

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Condolences to Prof Sechaba Mahlomaholo and his family

The SAERA executive and members would like to extend their condolences to Prof Sechaba Mahlomaholo and his family on the recent passing of Prof Mahlomaholo’s wife. We extend our deepest sympathies to him and his family as they struggle through this period of grief.

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Update on dates Boleswana 2018

17th Boleswana International Biennial Educational Research Symposium Taking place in Windhoek, from 10 to 12 July 2018   Updated Official Invitation_ Letter_BOLESWANA2018

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SAERA Doctoral Dissertation Award

  South African Education Research Association Promoting and supporting research in education   Administrative e-mail:  rose@saera.co.za Website:  www.saera.co.za The SAERA Doctoral Dissertation Award may be made annually to an outstanding PhD thesis awarded by a South African Higher Education Institution in the field of education.   SAERA Doctoral Dissertation Award   www.saera.co.za Email: rose@saera.co.za   […]

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