sylvia hammond started the topic Invite Inaugural Seminar UJ SARCHI Chair Teaching & Learning Series in the forum Postgrad Support Group 2 days, 14 hours ago
Please the attached for further details of this incredibly interesting invitation by Prof. Shireen Motal, SARCHI CHAIR Teaching and Learning.
Stories from the margins: working-class graduates’ narrative accounts of completion in South African higher education.
PRESENTER Dr Mukohve Masutha, PDRF SARChI Chair T&L, UJ
DISCUSSANTS Dr Z…[Read more]
sylvia hammond started the topic Webinar invitation – what do researchers mean by “self-study” in the forum Postgrad Support Group 4 days, 19 hours ago
Please see webinar invite atached.
“The term ‘self’ is obviously significant within the discourse of ‘self-study'” – but what do researchers mean when they use it?
Interesting webinar following publication of edited volume – Exploring self toward expanding teaching, teacher education and practitioner research – published by Emerald.
sylvia hammond started the topic SAERA webinar: Conversations with A-rated Researchers in Education in the forum Postgrad Support Group 1 week ago
The South African Education Research Association (SAERA) are hosting a webinar featuring 3 a-rated researchers in the field of education:
Professor Jonathan Jansen,
Profession Crain Soudien, and
Professor Melanie Walker.
The topic of this webinar is:
How to build a scholarly profile in educational research
Wednesday 9th June, 2021
10h00 -…[Read more]
sylvia hammond started the topic Post Doc Research Fellowship SU Transformation Office in the forum Postgrad Support Group 4 months, 1 week ago
I have received a Post-doc Fellowship advert for circulation.
It is for the Stellenbosch University Tranformation Office
in the Department of Education Policy Studies, falling under Professor Aslam Fataar.
Please see attached for details of application.
The University of Johannesburg has issued a call for papers for the teaching and learning conference.
Peak Performances: COVID-19 and the transformation of learning in higher education.
“The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt teaching and learning in higher education in unprecedented ways across the world. While many institutions had already…[Read more]
sylvia hammond started the topic Call for proposals Adult Learning, Literacy & Social Change in the forum Postgrad Support Group 5 months, 1 week ago
The Series Editors of a new series seek proposals from those interested in contributing to this new series.
With an international Advisory Board, the series intends to introduce “new theoretical and methodological lenses to investigate insights into adult learning and literacy based on original empirical research by the author. Recognising that…[Read more]
Courtesy of Rose Milburn of SAERA I have the following post – good news from the Editor of the Journal of Education – for those who cannot afford to access paid journals.
“Please take note of the following issues:
Uploading of back issues
Please note that we are slowly uploading back issues onto the Open Journal System…[Read more]
Andrew Woods started the topic Call to participate in a 15min phone call on how the SETA’s can be better in the forum Postgrad Support Group 7 months ago
As I am almost finished with my thesis (on the subject “How the SETA’s can better support business”), I need four more survey responses on how the SETA’s can “be better”. Each response will involve a 15min phone call. If all goes to plan it will be published and available for SETA’s to read.
Once I am complete, I will make the final report…[Read more]
sylvia hammond started the topic Researching in the Age of COVID-19 – 3 volume e-book publication in the forum Postgrad Support Group 7 months, 1 week ago
The following is picked by from the Helen Kara blog & newsletter.
Very reasonably priced by Polity Press – even for African readers, and including African authors.
Entitled – Researching in the Age of COVID-19, and with volume subtitles:
Volume 1 is Response and Reassessment,
Volume 2 is Care and Resilience,
Volume 3 is Creativity and Ethics.…[Read more]
sylvia hammond started the topic Call for papers Crises and Education Special Issue 2021 in the forum Postgrad Support Group 7 months, 1 week ago
Please see attached the Call for Papers for the Journal of Education Special Issue to be published in 2021.
The special issue “takes the COVID-19 pandemic as a starting point to critically interrogate and reflect on how crises and pandemics in contexts of substantial existing inequities interlock with and impact on education.”
Focusing upon how…[Read more]
sylvia hammond started the topic Call for papers online conference “The Social Life of Skills” in the forum Postgrad Support Group 7 months, 3 weeks ago
This is a copy from the UNESCO-UNEVOC TVet forum.
As you will see below there is a request to circulate to those who may be interested.
I have checked the link – the content will be of interest to many of our members. Not only is the core topic skills development but it also focuses on the global south.
“Trent Brown from Australia:
The Centre for International Teacher Education (CITE) is recruiting 2 Research Fellows – 2 year contracts.
The posts will include a focus on Public-Private Partnerships in Education/Teacher Education and the future of Education/Teacher Education in a world marked by growing inequality, conflict, pandemics, and environmental degradation.…[Read more]
I have received this information about COVID-19 related research funding available. Please don’t contact me asking for any further information as this is all that I have. Please make contact directly with the organisation.
Spencer Foundation’s Research Grants on Education: COVID-19 Related Special Grant Cycle
Donor: S…[Read more]
For members who may be researching within Africa – I checked out this site –
The Zimbabwe Data Portal
Really attractive well presented site – making data exciting.
Try it out.
sylvia hammond started the topic Congratulations to our Minister of Higher Education and Training in the forum Postgrad Support Group 2 years, 1 month ago
Congratulations to our DHET Minister Naledi Pandor for achieving her Doctorate in Education from the University of Pretoria.
Her thesis is:
Contested meanings of transformation in higher education in post-apartheid South Africa by Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor.
Our DHET Minister – walking the talk on lifelong learning.
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