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EMASA 2009 Conference

11th EMASA International Conference (2009)
7 - 9 August 2009

University of Pretoria (Groenkloof Campus)
City of Pretoria, South Africa


Education Administration, Management and Leadership: Are we failing Education?


Keynote Speakers

Prof Jonathan Jansen (Honorary Professor of Education at the University of the Witwatersrand and Scholar-in-Residence at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in Johannesburg, South Africa, recent Fulbright Scholar to Stanford University (2007-2008), former Dean of Education at the University of Pretoria (2001-2007), Honorary Doctor of Education from the University of Edinburgh and recently appointed Rector and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Free State)
Ms Jenny Lewis (immediate past president and a Fellow of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL), current Chief Executive Officer of ACEL)  
Ms Zandile Mbeje (current President of CCEAM, past president of the Education Management Association of South Africa (EMASA) and Executive Director of the Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance (MGSLG)  
The Ministry of Education - awaiting reply from the Ministers or delegate  


Who should attend?

Academics, practitioners, officials of education departments at national, provincial and district levels, principals, educators and trade union members, members from the NGO sector, and Honours, Masters and Doctoral students and members of political parties are invited to attend.


Conference Fees

EMASA Members: R1800 (This includes your membership fee of R300 for 2009) (R1900 after 15 July)
Non-EMASA members: R1800 (R1900 after 15 July)
Students (presenting papers): R1200 (R1300 after 15 July)
Students (not presenting papers) [only unemployed students qualify for this discount]: R1400 (R1500 after 15 July)
  • Fee includes: Tea/coffee on Friday with registration, tea/coffee during conference breaks, lunch (Saturday and Sunday).



Ms Xandra de Fortier
Conference Organiser
Mobile: 082 322 5971
E-mail alexdf@mweb.co.za
Ms Anusha Naidu
Secretary: EMASA
Tel: 011 830 2200
E-mail: AnushaN@mgslg.co.za