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Groenkloof Campus welcomes the SAJE

By Faculty/Fakulteit

Posted on 23 March 2012

Prof Liesel Ebersöhn, new Editor of the South African Journal of Education (right) with Prof Irma Eloff, Dean of the Faculty of Education
Prof Liesel Ebersöhn, new Editor of the South African Journal of Education (right) with Prof Irma Eloff, Dean of the Faculty of Education

On Friday, 16 March 2012, the Groenkloof Campus welcomed the South African Journal of Education (SAJE) at a function that was held in the Education Library. The Groenkloof Campus is the home of the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria.

The SAJE is a well-established journal with an impact factor of 0.632 (ISI – World of Science) and is ranked 95th of 177 titles on education. The Faculty of Education will be hosting the SAJE during Prof Liesel Ebersöhn of the Department of Educational Psychology’s term as Editor. The SAJE Editorial Committee and Editorial Board include highly acclaimed scholars from across the globe representing various disciplines, research methodologies and education systems.

View the welcoming function's photo gallery.
 
About the Editor
Prof Liesel Ebersöhn heads the Unit for Education Research in AIDS (ERA) at the University of Pretoria, where she is also a full professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education. As a National Research Foundation-rated researcher she interrogates resilience as collective and sustained transactional-ecological processes within resource-scarce education environments. She has supervised close to 50 postgraduate studies to completion. She has been principal as well as co-investigator in several international and national studies.

She has been appointed as associate professor and research fellow respectively in Yale University’s Department of Psychology, Yale Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in AIDS, and Edith Cowan University’s Fogarty Learning Centre. She is a former President of the Education Association of South Africa and she serves on the council of the World Education Research Association (2010–2013). Her research is disseminated in more than 40 peer-reviewed articles, several books (editor, co-editor and co-author) and invited conference presentations.


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