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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: Website: 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 Email:   […]

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Call for SAERA Research Honours Award

South African Education Research Association Promoting and supporting research in education   Administrative e-mail: Website: CALL FOR SAERA RESEARCH HONOURS AWARD The SAERA Medal of Honour award may be made annually to an individual or research entity for an outstanding contribution to educational research in South Africa. email: Criteria for SAERA […]

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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 2018

Dr Maria Elena Torre (CUNY) and Prof Puleng Segalo (UNISA) presented on 24 April 2018, at North-West University, the annual SAERA Nelson Mandela Legacy Lecture, entitled “Epistemic Justice in the Academy: Decolonizing Power, Knowledge and Being through Critical and Participatory Research.” The scholars drew upon the writing of Mandela as a way of critiquing education. […]

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