This focuses on the development of new knowledge around teaching and learning so as to improve education practice in South Africa. Its scope covers the following:

  • Support for education research that engenders progressive and ameliorative social change for the society as a whole
  • Extending and building theoretical and basic knowledge
  • Research capacity development at varying levels
  • Broadening the scope of scholarship to include community engagement and socially engaged research
  • Encouraging scientific novelty (i.e. internationally cutting-edge research)
  • National priorities in South Africa (a strong indication must be provided)
  • Systemic implications through large-scale empirical research and meta-analyses of past/existing small-scale research projects

Contact Person: Kaluke Mawila