• Centre for Research on Higher Education and Development
    NRF Rating
    Dr Merridy Wilson-Strydom, Senior Research Fellow in CRHED, recently received a C2 NRF Rating.
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  • Centre for Research on Higher Education and Development
    Dr Mikateko Hoppener
    Dr Mikateko Höppener has been selected as one of 5 women to participate in a UK study tour as part of the British Council/ASSAf women in science fellowship"
  • Centre for Research on Higher Education and Development
    Professor Melanie Walker

    New book published by Prof Melanie Walker

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  • Centre for Research on Higher Education and Development
    CRHED Doctorandi
    The Centre for Research on Higher Education and Development is proud to celebrate the graduation of the first four Doctoral students.
  • Centre for Research on Higher Education and Development
    CRHED bids farewell to one of its own
    Dr Samuel Fongwa leaves CRHED to take up a research position with the Human Sciences Research Council.
  • Centre for Research on Higher Education and Development
    Women in Sciences and Technology
    Dr Mikateko Höppener hosted a science communication and engagement workshop sponsored by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf).

Centre for Research on Higher Education and Development

The international research group based in the Centre for Research on Higher Education & Development (CRHED) is concerned with advancing social justice and removing inequalities in and through education.  We research well-being and agency formation, understood as creating worthwhile human capabilities and reducing poverty in society.

The main focus of the research programme is therefore to interrogate the role of education in advancing human development, including economic opportunities and economic development, in education and in society. We address questions about what kind of society we want; what is important in a democratic society; and thus, what kind of higher education is valuable, relevant and desirable.

Director:  Professor Melanie Walker
DST/NRF Chair in Higher Education and Human Development


 

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