Curriculum Studies SIG

Dear SAERA members

Invitation to all SAERA members to become members of the Curriculum Studies SIG

I trust this email finds you in good health. Herewith I would like to extend an invitation to all SAERA members to become a member of the Curriculum Studies Special Interest Group. Quarterly meetings will be held to discuss pressing matters pertaining to Curriculum Studies scholarship in South Africa. The first of these meetings will be held on 19 May 2021 from 16:00-17:00. During this meeting the 2021s activities will be planned according to members’ specific needs and pressing matters that arise that influences Curriculum Studies scholarship.

The meeting link is as follows:

Meeting ID: 976 6010 5604

Passcode: 476731

More background to the SIG’s activities are included as an attachment to this email. Further activities of the SIG will also be communicated throughout the year.

The benefits of participating in SIG activities, are as follows:

  • to collaborate with top scholars in the field of Curriculum Studies in South Africa;
  • to present and co-present papers and participate in annual SAERA symposia and/or webinars arranged by the SIG; and
  • to collaborate and develop research projects and joint publications.

Should you want to be included in the membership of the SIG, please send an email to Petro du Preez ( at your earliest convenience. In the email, state your (a) title, (b) full names and surname, (c) institutional affiliation, (d) your email address and (e) a cell phone number.

For further information, contact:

Professor Petro du Preez (North-West University)

SAERA Curriculum Studies SIG coordinator

IAACS (International Society for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies):

South African Representative on the General Assembly

Kind regards,
Petro du Preez


The Curriculum SIG is active.  As a group we communicate regularly of plans for the CURRICULUM STUDIES SIG ON EDUCATION DISCOURSES AMIDST COVID-19

Invite SIG webinar 2 Neoliberalism

Date 12 August 2020

Time: 16h00 to 17h00

Zoom link is on the invite


Download COVID19 Curriculum Studies SIG standpoint

The Curriculum Studies SIG of SAERA had a critical complicated conversation on the current COVID-19 pandemic in relation to educational issues with a view to contributing to debates and discussions around school and higher education. More details of these critical conversations will be unfolding in the coming weeks.

SIG Manager

Petro Du Preez |

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