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SOUTHERN AFRICAN SOCIETY FOR EDUCATION

 

 

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Southern African Society for Education in conjunction with the Faculty of Education at the North-West University, Mafikeng campus (South Africa) will be hosting

The 40th Annual International Conference of SASE

Date:          26-28 September 2013

VENUE:     MAFIKENG CAMPUS (NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY)

The Conference theme is

“Building sustainable Education Futures for the Southern African Sub-continent”

Conference Focus

The International Conference of the Southern African Society for Education   provides an international forum for debating issues that impact education in the Southern African region and beyond. The theme addresses  a variety of issues of current interest in education.

Participation in this conference is invited from academics and/or scholars in the field of education, and other stakeholders in: Higher education institutions, Government Departments, Non-governmental organizations, and Senior students engaged in master’s and doctoral studies in higher education institutions.

 

Proposals for abstracts  and papers are invited around the following sub-themes:

  • Mathematics , Science and Technology
  • Learner and teacher conduct in public schools
  • Education and poverty alleviation
  • Human rights in Education
  • Assessment in Education
  • Leadership and management
  • Gender Issues in Education
  • Women in education
  • Child Development
  • HIV and AIDS Management, Prevention and Sexuality Education
  • Entrepreneurship and Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Inclusive education
  • Work related learning
  • Intellectual property Rights
  • Curriculum Development  and implementation
  • Indigenous Knowledge Systems
  • Children at Risk
  • Education and Heritage
  • Education and Development
  • Education policy

IMPORTANT NOTICE

This year we would like to give SASE delegates an opportunity to have their papers reviewed and published in a peer-reviewed book of conference proceedings. For papers to be included in the peer-reviewed conference proceedings, they should be submitted not later than 15 July 2013.

Papers received after the 15th July 2013 cannot be guaranteed review and inclusion in the conference proceedings but will be included in the Digital CD volume together with the abstracts of those delegates who would not have submitted their papers at all.

Full papers will be double-blind peer-reviewed and published in a book of conference proceedings- ISBN 978-1-86822-635-1, Volume1, 2013.  All Abstracts (and papers which missed the deadline for peer review) will be published in a Digital CD volume, ISBN 978-1-86822-1. The abstracts should not be more than 300 words and should be submitted, electronically as Microsoft Word documents. Please use Times New Roman Font size 12, double-spaced.  

Papers should be submitted, electronically as Microsoft Word documents. Please use Times New Roman Font size 12, double-spaced.  The length of the full paper, which should be between 5000 and 7000 words should reach the organising committee not later than 15 July 2013 to allow sufficient time for the peer-review process.

Abstracts and papers should be submitted via e-mail to: Dr Fred Kwayisi:

E-mail address: sase2013@nwu.ac.za

 

IN SUMMARY:

Submission of abstracts…………………….           on or before 30 MAY 2013

Acceptance of abstracts……………………            on or before 30 June 2013

Submission of papers for peer review……           on or before 15 July 2013 

Acceptance of papers………………………..           on or before 31 July 2013

 

PLEASE NOTE: DELEGATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT THEIR PAPERS FOR REVIEW SO THAT THEY CAN BE INCLUDED IN THE PROCEEDINGS.

ACCOMMODATION:           Conference delegates are responsible for arranging their own accommodation. A list of local hotels and B&Bs is included. The furthest B&B is 7km from the conference venue and the nearest hotel is 2km away. Transportation to and from OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg and to and from hotels and B&Bs will be arranged by the organising committee for the delegates’ own accounts. With the exception of Hotels, Guesthouses normally require payment of a deposit or full payment upon booking. It is advisable to book early because  guesthouses have a limited number of rooms available.  When booking, please indicate that you are a SASE 2013 conference delegate. Delegates booking at Hotels must use this code:  SASE CONFERENCE 2013 North West University- Mafikeng.

For updates on the conference and related events, please click on the following  link:

http://www.nwu.ac.za/content/nwu-mafikeng-campus-events

Or visit the SASE website : www.saseeduc.net

 

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT FOR THE CONFERENCE

 

Registration fees:

Early bird fee: ———- R2000.00 per delegate on or before 31 July 2013

Regular fee: ————- R2500.00 per delegate from 01 August 2013 onwards.

Educational Tour : ——R120.00 per delegate

 

NB: Students’ registration fee is the same as the early bird fee, all the time (excluding educational tour).

The registration fee includes compulsory SASE membership, tea and lunch.

 

The tour will include a visit to the famous Mafikeng Museum and the Mafikeng Game reserve.

 

For additional information on registration, please visit the SASE website : www.saseeduc.net

Or contact the General Secretary/Treasurer at:

 

  • Ø TEL:         051 507 3216
  • FAX:         051 507 3715
  • E-mail:     dngidi@cut.ac.za

 

Best regards

 

Prof DP Ngidi: Secretary General /Treasurer: Southern African Society for Education

General Secretary & Treasurer:                                   Deputy General Secretary & Treasurer:

Prof DP Ngidi                                                                       Dr J D Adams

Faculty of Humanities                                                     Faculty of Education

Central University of Technology, Free State       University of Zululand

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Bloemfontein 9300                                                         KwaDlangezwa 3886

E-mail: dngidi@cut.ac.za                                   jadams@pan.uzulu.ac.za or drjdadams@telkomsa.net

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39TH SOUTHERN AFRICAN SOCIETY FOR EDUCATION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD IN ZIMBABWE FOR THE FIRST TIME.

 Southern African Society for Education (SASE) brings together, through its annual international conference, academics from the Southern African region.  This has an advantage of exposing academics to a broader spectrum of educational issues and how the different countries address them.  It also encourages sharing of experiences, and makes academics more aware of educational systems of their neighbouring countries.  This creates fertile ground for cross-border academic collaborations on common issues. SASE offers a platform for a voice of Africa on educational matters affecting the Southern African region of the African continent.

The 2003 SASE conference was initially scheduled to be held in Zimbabwe but could not. For the first time in the history of SASE its annual International Conference will be held at Zimbabwe from 4 – 6 October 2012.  It will be hosted by the Great Zimbabwe University, Masvingo, Zimbabwe.  The theme of the conference is:

“ACCESS, QUALITY AND EQUITY IN EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTHERN AFRICA”

Educational aspects to be discussed in the conference include:

Gender Issues in Education, Women in Education, Leadership and Management, Work Related Learning, HIV and AIDS management, Prevention and Sexuality Education, Entrepreneurship and Education, Intellectual Property Rights

 LOCATION OF THE GREAT ZIMBABWE UNIVERSITY

The Great Zimbabwe University is currently situated 7 km east of Masvingo town along the Old Great Zimbabwe Road at Masvingo Teachers’ College.  Its main location is going to be 30 km from the City of Masvingo, near the Great Zimbabwe Monuments, where a bigger University Campus will be built.

 

Artistic view of entrance to new GZU complex to be built near the Great Zimbabwe Monuments

                                                                                                          Conference Venue  Masvingo

        THE GREAT ZIMBABWE HOTEL

 

Great Zimbabwe is about 27km south-east of Masvingo town. You can get a mini-bus from behind the TM Supermarket in Masvingo, costing about US$1 and taking about 20 minutes. The mini-bus drops you at a turnoff about 2km from the gate to the ruins, you then walk past a craft market and through the Great Zimbabwe Hotel to reach the ruins. You can also get a taxi from Masvingo, and the ruins are visited by many overland trucks and other organised tours. Entry to the ruins is $15 for foreigners. You may get a discount if you have a SADC passport / residence permit

Great Zimbabwe Monuments

 

LANGUAGES

Three official languages are in use; thus English, Ndebele and Shona. Several indigenous languages such as Shangani/Tsonga, Venda, Kalanga, Nambia, Tonga, Barwe etc. are spoken. Local languages are used as languages of instruction in elementary schools.

ARRIVING IN ZIMBABWE

Zimbabwe can be accessed by air and road. Major road entry points are Victoria Falls, Kariba, Chirundu and Nyamapanda (North), Forbes , Machipanda and Sango (East), Beit Bridge (South) and Plumtree (West). The major airports are Harare, J.M. Nkomo (Bulawayo) and Victoria Falls. Masvingo, is currently most serviced by the airlines that fly into Zimbabwe so transfers must be personally made by individuals from the three major air ports of entry, being Victoria Falls, Harare International and J.M. Nkomo airports. At each of these ports of entry, delegates are expected to complete Customs and Emigration formalities. As with most ports of entry, please be vigilant at all times, watch your luggage and be aware of pickpockets.

 

 

 

 


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