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RESEP education research has a strong emphasis on empirical research in a broad range of policy-related issues including teacher knowledge and training, early-childhood outcomes, accountability, socioeconomic status, and school effectiveness. Policy application is one of the central aims of the research.


RESEP’s Short Course Training

The Department of Higher Education Training (DHET) course is funded by UNICEF. The course, which is a Stellenbosch University accredited short course, typically lasts two weeks.

July 16, 2018 By: RESEP Team PDF

Funda Wande: Teaching Reading for Meaning

The “Funda Wande: Teaching Reading for Meaning” project aims to help address the fact that most (58%) South African children don’t read for meaning, by developing a high-quality, free, open-access and SAQA-approved course: the ‘Certificate in Teaching Early Grade Reading.”

July 2, 2018 By: Nic Spaull PDF

Leading for literacy: A review of the research

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No.WP03/2018

Stellenbosch Working Paper Series No.WP03/2018 Publication date: December 2018 Abstract: A significant body of literature converges on the notion that school leadership and management practices…

February 7, 2018 By: Ursula Hoadley PDF