CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND INVITATION TO REGISTER
Optentia Research Focus Area at the North-West University (NWU) Vaal Triangle Campus is pleased to announce that it will be hosting an Education Law Symposium – Schools Act @ 20: Charting the way forward – on 14-15 September 2016 in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. The symposium will be led by Prof. Elda de Waal.
Prompted by Creating Successful Public Schooling within a Legal Milieu (http://eldadewaal.co.za), the symposium aims at celebrating the 20th birthday of the South African Schools Act 84/1996 by directing attention to its journey and pit stops along the way, and by considering practical alternatives to address contentious matters. Significant role-players and members of the judicial bench have already indicated their eagerness to play a part in this symposium.
Themes will include addressing the following aspects:
The speakers who will address participants include the following:
Click here to read more about the keynote speakers.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Department of Basic Education officials; principals, teachers, parents, Governing Bodies; Education Law scholars/students; legal scholars; education scholars; and anyone with education at heart.
COST OF THE SYMPOSIUM
R2500.00 (VAT included)
Students at higher education institutions can attend the symposium at R400.00 (for one day) and R750.00 (for the two days). Special tariffs are applicable if more than three people from a single institution attend the symposium. Please contact Marinda Malan for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org