Dr Frans Kruger
Senior Lecturer
School of Education Studies
School of Education Studies
051 4013420
Winkie Direko Building

Short CV

I teach educational philosophy and theory in the School of Education Studies. I hold a PhD in Humanities Education from the University of Pretoria,  an M.Ed from the University of Tasmania in Australia and an M.Phil from the University of Cape Town. My educational background and professional experiences are varied and include educational philosophy and theory, applied linguistics, and African historical archaeology. 



Publications (Short List)

Kruger, F. Dwelling with wildflowers: Qualitative inquiry as life-living and live-giving. Qualitative Inquiry. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1077800420933294

Kruger, F. Crafting New Worlds: Critical Qualitative Inquiry and/as an aesthetics of the wound. Cultural Studies <-> Critical Methodologies. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1532708619886333

Kruger, F. 2020. The movement of thought: Mapping knowledge-growing. In M. Crul, L. Dick, H. Ghorashi & A. Valenzuela Jr (Eds.), Scholarly Engagement and Decolonisation: Views from South Africa, The Netherlands and the United States (pages 323-342). SunMedia.

Kruger, F. & Le Roux, A. 2020. A schizoanalytic exploration of the potential of fabulation for the creation of new social collectivities in pre-service teacher education. Pedagogy, Culture & Society, 18(2), 241-259.

Müller, M., and Kruger, F., Lekoala, N. & Mokoena, N. 2020. Pedagogy is a messy affair: A performative narrative of being new. Qualitative Inquiry, 26(1): 89-98.

Kruger, F., Teise, K. & Le Roux, A. 2020. Ecojustice education and communitarianism: Exploring the possibility for African eco-communitarianism. Educational Philosophy and Theory, 52(2): 206-216.

Dick, L., Kruger, F., Müller, M. & Mockie, A. 2019. Transformative pedagogy as academic performance: #Shimlapark as a plane of immanence. Cultural Studies <-> Critical Methodologies, 19(2): 84-90.

Kruger, F. & Evans, R. 2018. A transdisciplinary exploration: Reading peace education and TESOL through multiple literacies theory. TD: The Journal of Transdisciplinary Research, 14(2): a525.

Kruger, F. & Le Roux, A. 2017. Fabulation as a pedagogical possibility: working towards a politics of affirmation. Education as Change, 21(2), 45-61.

Kruger, F. 2016. Posthumanism and educational research for sustainable futures. Journal of Education, 65, 77-94.


Area(s) of Interest

Critical posthumanism, Ecojustice education, Posthumanist pedagogies, Postqualitative inquiry (including arts-based and non-representational inquiry), African history and philosophy, and Critical peace education.

Courses Presented

EDPH6804 - Philosophy of Education

EDPS684 - Policy Studies in Education

EDUB3724 - Contemporary Education Theory in Current Social Context



Shereen Motaung
T: + 27 51 401 2245

E: motaungsk@ufs.ac.za
E: eduinfo@ufs.ac.za

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