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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Dear SAERA members We are very pleased to announce that the Journal of Education Issue 73 and 74 are now available on Link: https://journals.ukzn.ac.za/index.php/joe/issue/current Regards Rosemarie
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: https://www.litnet.co.za/how-can-decoloniality-inform-educational-curriculum-knowledge-selection/
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Dear Colleagues This colloquium is an open invitation to experiment and explore how education can be done differently – from early childhood to university education. In particular, we have invited presenters of the colloquium Pedagogies on a Damaged Planet to engage delegates in pedagogies that reject humans’ claim to exceptionalism and the epistemic arrogance of locating […]