Prof Elizabeth Henning


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Prof Elizabeth Henning is the Director of the Centre for Education Practice Research at the Soweto campus. She is also the South African National Research Foundation Chair for "Integrated Studies of Learning Language, Mathematics and Science in the Primary School." She leads research in mathematical cognition and language in the early years of school as well as primary school children's learning of science concepts and reading of science texts.  She is a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. She combines instructional film production with research. Childhood Education Flagship brochure

Email: ehenning@uj.ac.za  

Prof Jace Pillay


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Prof Jace Pillay holds a South African National Research Foundation Research Chair in Education and Care in Childhood. He heads a research team focusing on the educational, psychological, and social care of orphans and vulnerable children.  

Email: jacep@uj.ac.za  


Prof Salim Vally


Prof Salim Vally is the Director for the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation and Chair in Community, Adult and Worker Education. He is also a visiting professor at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. He completed his doctorate at UKZN and studied at Wits and York universities. He was a visiting lecturer at the universities of York, Columbia, Virginia and Fort Hare. His scholarly interests include educational and social policy as they relate to human rights, democracy and socio-economic justice.

Email: svally@uj.ac.za 


South African National Research Foundation Research Chair in Teaching and Learning in Post-School Education and Training