Committed to the provision and research of high quality education that is relevant and accessible to all.


To provide initial professional education of high quality for students wishing to become qualified as professional teachers in South African schools.

To provide a hih quality development path for under qualified teachers who are currently teaching in South African schools, enabling them to become professionally qualified teachers.

To provide a postgraduate professional development path, through a deepening engagement with the interrelationship of research, theory and practise, for professionally qualified teachers.

To extend and deepen research into current critical issues relating to quality, relevance and access in education in South Africa, Africa and the world.

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The Laura Bassi Scholarship

The Laura Bassi Scholarship was established by Editing Press in 2018 with the aim of providing editorial assistance to postgraduates and junior academics whose research focuses on neglected topics of study, broadly construed, within their disciplines. The scholarships are open to every discipline and are awarded thrice per annum: December, April, and August. All currently enrolled master’s and doctoral candidates are eligible to apply, as are academics in the first five years of full-time employment. There are no institutional, departmental, or national restrictions.


Summer 2020

Deadline: 25 July 2020

Results: 15 August 2020

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit a completed application form along with their CV using the application portal on the Editing Press website by the relevant deadline. For more information about the Scholarship, including the application form, previous awardees, and a brief description of the remarkable figure of Laura Bassi, see: https://editing.press/bassi


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