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SACHES Conference 2017 - First Call for Papers

Date: Tuesday 25 to Thursday 27 July 2017
Theme: Education Access to quality Education in post-2015 development agendas
New Fairmount Hotel and Casino, Livingstone, Zambia

Deadline for proposals: Monday 6 March 2017

Keynote speaker
Prof Sichalwe Kasanda
University of Lusaka (UNILUS), Zambia

The theme of the conference is “Globalization in Education and Local Development”. It is intended to attract a broad range of educational and academic stakeholders active in educational development in Africa and beyond – include university academics, policymakers, teacher educators, members of teachers unions, education departments, NGOs and other civil society structures.

Sub-themes includes:

  • Building Personal and National Pride through Global Education
  • Adult Education, Gender and Literacy
  • Breaking barriers in literacy education
  • Bureaucracy in Education Institutions
  • Citizenship and civic education
  • Education financing, planning and management
  • Education for social transformation
  • Education policy and practice
  • Comparative education
  • Gender dynamics and women education
  • Higher Education, partnerships and research
  • Higher Education and Social Needs
  • HIV/AIDS and Development
  • Human Rights and Disabilities
  • ICT and Education
  • Innovative pedagogies in Education
  • Language and culture in the global context
  • Teacher professionalism
  • Peace and security education
  • Private Education, Early Education and Special Education
  • Quality Education for sustainable development
  • Recontextualizing indigenous knowledge through teaching and learning
  • Education and Entrepreneurship
  • Customer care and relations in education
  • Curriculum Design and Development for the changing world
  • Teacher Education in the 21st Century
  • Adult Education and Gerontology
  • History of Education
  • Student perceptions of good teachers

The format of the conference will include full length papers, panel discussions, symposia, round table discussions and poster presentations. Abstracts of papers (max. 350 words) must be submitted to the conference organizer, Jo-Anne Koch. The deadline for proposals is 6 March 2017.

Local and international scholars and agencies in the field of Comparative, International, Development Education, History and Sociology of Education are invited to attend and participate in sub-themes which will include, inter alia, education and economic austerity, development agencies, language of teaching and learning, teacher education policy and practice.



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