Mission Statement

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The Centre’s work is anchored in the ideals of social, political and economic democracy; racial, class, gender and language equity; diversity in knowledge creation, discovery and dissemination. It defends education and human rights and promotes transformative teaching and learning.

The work of the Centre focuses on:

  • The history, sociology and development of South African education
  • Globalization and educational change in Southern African and International Education
  • National, African, and international policy studies in education
  • Pedagogies in classrooms, lecture rooms and community halls
  • Public advocacy, community participation, and social relevance