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Join us for a discussion with visiting U.S anti-racist educators and activists. Issues include the challenge of engaging with Africa’s complex realities in the classroom, the ethics and process of promoting dialogue in the age of Trump and the intersectional realities of inequality.
The delegation is led by veteran African – American Civil Rights, Labour and Anti-Apartheid activist Prexy Nesbitt

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Topic: The Challenges of Teaching “Africa” in a Transnational Age: Countries, Continents and Global Social Justice
Date: Tuesday, June 26

Venue: Centre for Education Rights and Transformation (CERT), Cottage 8, Research Village, UJ Bunting Road Campus
Time: 1:30 – 3:30
RSVP: Katlego Tshiloane, katlegot@uj.ac.za or 0115591148

CERT-worksop.jpgEducation and work for young South Africans: exploring Human Capital Theory, its conceptualisation, consequences and short-comings

Date: 18 June 2018
Time: 12:30 – 14:00
Venues in Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town

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The director of CERT giving the keynote address at the conference on education and poverty on 22/03/2018 held in Villaricca, Chile. For further information go to: es.ciep2018.cl









Green Machines? Destabilizing Discourse in Technology Education for Sustainable Development

Date : 25 April 2018
Venue : Research Village Cottage 8 (APB Campus)
Time : 12:00 – 13:00
RSVP : Katlego Tshiloane, katlegot@uj.ac.za or 011 559 1148
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German Missionaries and the Transition from Mission to Bantu Education in South Africa






Click image for larger view of Between Worlds Book Launch Event

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 New Book by CERT: Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements – History’s Schools









The Learning Post was launched by SACHED (South African Committee for Higher Education) Trust as a weekly education supplement in the Sunday Post. Written largely by Neville Alexander, it was a popular and trailblazing initiative then and is just as important and relevant in the struggle to decolonise knowledge and the curriculum today. 
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Post-School-Education-Review-3-1.jpgPost-School Education Review Volume 3 Issue 1
Research for alternative approaches to Education, Work and Society




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In 2006 a community activist came to Thembisihle Sefatsa’s (Thembi’s) gate in Evaton North, Gauteng and
told her that he was working with numeracy and literacy groups in the community. Emerging Voices 2 vol News 3