Centre for Researching Education and Labour

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Academic Programmes

The REAL Centre is a space for new researchers to train in various specialities, such as curriculum, sociology of education, policy development and analysis, political economy of education, statistics, and ethnography while contributing to a broader multi-disciplinary research agenda at the same time.

The current research streams in the Centre for Researching Education and Labour include Occupational and Professional knowledge; Economy and Education Relationships; Industrial Policy, Industrial Relations, and Skill Formation Systems; Political Economy of Skill; Vocational Pedagogy; Sectors and Skills; Youth Unemployment; Barriers to Work and Learning; Youth/Work Transitions; Social Inequalities and Labour Markets; Skills to support a green economy and skills for sustainability within work.

MEd specialisation at the Wits School of Education

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