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Prof Linda Chisholm

Prof Linda Chisholm
Centre for Education Rights and Transformation
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Research Village,House 8
011 559 1148/1920
Bunting Campus

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Education

Ph.D. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (1989)            

MA University of London School of Oriental and African Studies       (1980)

Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) University of London Institute of Education (1978)                       

BA (Hons) University of Cape Town         (1976)

 

Employment History

Professor, Centre for Education Rights and Transformation, University of Johannesburg

Special Advisor to Minister of Basic Education, 2015

Director, Human Science Research Council : in research programmes:  Education, Science and Skills Development; Child Youth, Family and Social Development and Education Policy Research, 2002-2009

Chair and Professor of Education, University of Natal Durban (now University of KwaZulu-Natal), 2000  

Director, Education Policy Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1991-1999      

Senior Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1989-1991         

Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1984-1989         

Junior Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1981-1984                      

 
1994 – To date  National Government Appointments

Member of Ministerial Committee on Diversity in South African Textbooks, 2016-8

Special Advisor to Minister of Basic Education, 2009-2014

Reference Group, Ministerial Committee on Gender Equality in Education, 2004 – 2005

Ministerial Committee Project Leader for Review and Revision of Curriculum 2005, Ministry of Education, Pretoria, 2000-2002

Chair, Ministerial Review Committee to review Curriculum 2005,       2000

 

Other Positions held

Board member of the Centre for Research on Education and the Labour Market, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Advisory Board member of Wits Mathematics South African Research Chairs Connect project

Board member of Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI) Johannesburg

Member of ILO/UNESCO Board of Experts on Teachers

 

NRF B Rated Researcher

 

Editorships

2017 – 2018 Associate Editor (Education and Social Science) ASSAF's

South African Journal of Science

2014 – Executive Committee member of Education as Change

2012 – International Advisory Board, Journal of Curriculum Studies

2008 – Editorial Advisory Board, Girlhood Studies

2013-7 Associate Editor of International Journal of Educational Development

2005- 2010 Editor, Southern African Review of Education

2008 – 2012 Editorial Advisory Board, Development Southern Africa

2002- 2008 International Advisory Editorial Board, Compare

2006-8 International Advisory Board, Gender and Education

2004- Editorial Advisory Board, African Education Review

2005-8 HSRC Press Editorial Board

 

Professional Registration and Affiliations

International Standing Conference on the History of Education (ISCHE) (Scientific Committee)

Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) (Member)

British Education Research Association (Member)

South African Education Research Association (SAERA) (Member)

Southern African Comparative and History Education Society (SACHES)