The repository contains material generated through the research project entitled: 'Traditions of Popular Education in South Africa'. This is located at UWC and is one of the ‘catalytic projects’ of the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS). The materials in the repository complement materials on the Popular Education in South Africa website.

The research project investigates past and current popular education in South Africa. Popular education is a theory and practice of education directed towards promoting social change rather than social stability. It is rooted in the `real` interests of people committed to learning and acting together towards a fairer and more egalitarian society. It is often imbedded in social movements and other civil society organisations working for change. South Africa has a vibrant history of popular education and social activism.

The repository is publicly accessible and complements the research by housing and making available to researchers, activists and others:

(i) Project related documents

(ii) Research data, findings and project artefacts

(iii) Related articles and links to ephemeral and published materials

For more information visit the Popular Education in South Africa website