Event Date/Time: Oct 30, 2012 End Date/Time: Nov 01, 2012
Registration Date: Oct 20, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 30, 2012
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First Call for Papers

SACHES Annual Conference 2012

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 to Thursday, 01 November 2012


“Education and societal dynamics: possibilities for educational change in the Southern African region”


Summerstrand Hotel, Port Elizabeth

Nestled on the shores of Nelson Mandela Bay, between the warm Indian Ocean and the Humewood Links Gold Course

Keynote speakers will announced soon

Deadline for proposals:
Monday 03 September 2012

The theme of the conference is “Education and societal dynamics: possibilities for educational change in the Southern African region” has a broad theme, to include the role of key stakeholders in educational development in Africa and beyond – to include academia, policymakers, teacher education, teachers unions, education departments, NGOs and other civil society structures.

The format of the conference will include full length papers, workshops, panel discussions, symposia, round table discussions and poster presentations. Abstracts of papers (max. 350 words) can be submitted to the conference organizer, Jo-Anne Adams-Underhill. The deadline for proposals is 03 September 2012.

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. Consult the SACHES website: www.saches.co.za.

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:


REGISTRATION FEES: R1 800-00 (This includes SACHES membership as well as one year’s subscription to its international journal, SARE)

Registered students: R 900-00

The registration form is available from the conference organiser.

Delegates can deposit the registration fee into the following bank account:

Account Detail:
ABSA: Active Save
Account Number: 23527847
Branch Code: 632005

Swift Code for delegates abroad: ABSA za gg

Reference: Port Elizabeth Conf + Delegate name and surname
E-mail or Fax proof of payment: +27 86 624 5001 for Jo-Anne’s attention.


Delegates can book accommodation directly at:

Summerstrand Hotel Please notify the hotel that yours is a SACHES booking

Tel: +27-41-583-3131 Fax: +27-41-583-2505
E-mail: Sephora@hotsummer.co.za / reservations@hotsummer.co.za
Website: http://www.summerstrandhotel.co.za/

Rates: R768 per person per day – Single room Bed and Breakfast
R849 per person per day – Double/Sharing room Bed and Breakfast


Alternative accommodation will communicated as soon as possible.

Any further queries can be addressed to:

Jo-Anne Adams-Underhill
E-mail: joanne.adams@saches.co.za
Tel: +27 84 929 0170
Fax: +27 86 624 5001

Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society

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