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Call for Papers for a Special issue

Dear SAERA member, Please find attached a Call for Papers for a Special issue of the Journal of Education, edited by the Curriculum Studies Special interest group. The theme of the Special Issue is Internationalising, indigenising, decolonising and Africanising Curriculum Studies Please see the attached PDF for submission dates. Please circulate to your networks and […]

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Call for SAERA Research Honours Award 2018

South African Education Research Association Call For SAERA Research Honours Award In 2017, SAERA launched its inaugural call for the Research Honours award. The SAERA Research Honours award may be made annually to an individual for an outstanding contribution to educational research in South Africa. www.saera.co.za email: rose@saera.co.za Criteria for SAERA Research Honours award 1.1 […]

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Message from the incoming president: Lesley Wood

It is a pleasure for me to have been elected the President of SAERA for the coming two years. I have been an active member of the SAERA executive since its inception, having served in the portfolio of WERA representative and deputy president. The focus in the first few years of SAERA was on compiling […]

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SAERA BEST DOCTORAL THESIS AWARD 2017

SAERA BEST DOCTORAL THESIS AWARD 2017 This year’s award was won by Dr Bruce Damons from Nelson Mandela University. He was nominated by his colleague Dr Deidre Geduld for his thesis entitled “A COLLABORATIVELY CONSTRUCTED PROCESS MODEL FOR UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORTING THE WORK OF THE COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER IN A COMMUNITY SCHOOL”. He was promoted by […]

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Journal of Education to be indexed with SciELO

The Scholarly Publications Unit at Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) has invited the Journal of Education to be indexed with SciELO SA (Scientific Electronic Library Online). This means that the journal received a positive peer review evaluation from the ASSAf Peer Review Panel, publishes regularly and is open access. SciELO SA is a […]

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New President and office bearers elected

New President and office bearers elected Prof Sechaba Mahlomaholo completed his two-year term as SAERA president at the 5th conference held in Port Elizabeth last week. The new president is Prof Lesley Wood from North West University, who had previously served as Deputy President. The other office bearers who were elected are Ingrid Baigrie (UJ) […]

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A prophetic and profound influence in adult education

Dear Members, On behalf of the SAERA Executive SAERA are deeply saddened by the loss of Professor Clive John Miller. He was one of the founders of SAERAs constitutive organisations and a remarkable education scholar. May our condolences bring his family comfort. SOUTH AFRICA A prophetic and profound influence in adult education Alan J Penny […]

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