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SACHES Conference 2017 - Second Call for Papers

The theme of the conference is “Globalization in Education and Local Development”.

Date: Tuesday 25 to Thursday 27 July 2017
Theme: Globalization in Education and Local Development
New Fairmount Hotel and Casino, Livingstone, Zambia

Deadline for proposals: Monday 13 March 2017

Keynote speakers

Prof Sichalwe Kasanda
University of Lusaka (UNILUS), Zambia

Prof Matthew AM Thomas
Sydney School of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney

Prof Steve Azaiki
President: ISCEST (International Society of Comparative Education, Science and Technology, Nigeria)

Prof Aslam Fataar
Faculty of Education, Stellenbosch University – NRF B Rated Scholar
Former Editor-in-Chief: Southern African Review of Education (2009-2015)

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.

Abstracts should be submitted electronically (by e-mail), in RTF/MSWord format as file attachments (not as part of the message) to the conference organiser at the following e-mail address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Paid-up Members: R2 800-00
Normal Registration: R3 200-00
Registered students: R2 000-00

The registration form is available from the conference organiser.

Delegates can deposit the registration fee into the following bank account:
Bank: ABSA
Account Type: Active Save
Account Name: SACHES
Account Number: 23527847
Branch Code: 632005
Swift Code for delegates abroad: ABSA za jj

Reference: Delegate name + surname + Membership number

E-mail or Fax proof of payment: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or +27 86 624 5001

Any further queries can be addressed to:
Jo-Anne Koch
E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Tel: +27 84 929 0170
Fax: +27 86 624 5001



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