SAICEd 2018


Manhattan Hotel Pretoria, South Africa

17 – 19 SEPTEMBER 2018

Theme: Rethinking Teaching and learning in the 21st Century


The South Africa International Conference on Education (SAICEd) is an international refereed conference that is dedicated to the advancement of the practices in education.

SAICEd 2018 is jointly organised by African Academic Research Forum under the auspices of Association of Academics and Researchers in Africa. The conference aims to offer a platform for academics and researchers from all over the world to deliberate, network and present a wide range of perspectives, scholarship, and expertise in the pursuit of excellence in education.


The SAICEd 2018 conference topics: Include, but are not limited to:


Adult Education Home Economics Education
Accounting Education ICT Education
Biology (Life Science) Education Indigenous knowledge Education
Business Education Language Education
Chemistry education Mathematics Education
Cross-disciplinary Education Measurement and Evaluation
Curriculum Design Mobile Applications and Learning
Distance Education Music Education
Early Childhood Education Natural Science Education
Economic and management Sciences education Open and Distant Learning
Education Policy and Leadership Physics Education
Education Practices, Trends and Issues Policy Issues in Education
Educational Administration Primary Education
Educational Games and Software Psychology of Education
Educational Management Religious Education
Educational Multimedia Research Methodologies in Education
Educational Psychology Science Education
Educational Technology Social Studies Education
E-Learning Special Education
Elementary Education Teacher Education
Environmental Education Technical Education and Training
Ethical Issues in Education and Research Technology Education
Geography Education Technology Enhanced Learning
Health Education Vocational Education and Training


Abstract/Full Paper Submission Deadline 15 August 2018
Final Paper (Camera-Ready) Submission Deadline 31 August 2018
Early Bird Registration and payment Deadline 31 July 2018
Late Registration and payment Deadline (for Authors) 31 August 2018
Conference Dates 17 – 19 September 2018

Maximum of two papers will be accepted per author 

Venue: Manhattan Hotel Pretoria, South Africa 


  • Prof A. Mji, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
  • Prof G.O.M. Onwu, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Prof J. O. Uhomoibhi, University of Ulster, Ireland
  • Dr David Kabugo, Makerere University, Uganda
  • Dr Olubukola Dada, Kwara State University, Nigeria
  • Jose Maria del Campo, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
  • Prof L.D. Mogari, University of South Africa, South Africa
  • Dr B.B. Chitsamatanga, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
  • Dr Gladys Charles-Ogan, University of Port Harcourt Nigeria
  • Dr M. P. Rankhumise, Tshwane University of technology, South Africa
  • Mr. Jonatan Muzangwa, Great Zimbabwe University, Zimbabwe
  • Dr F. O. Nkire, Abia State University, Nigeria
  • Dr E.H.Mbozi, University of Zambia
  • Dr D. Nwaozuzu, Coventry University, UK
  • Danbaba Magana Na-Allah, Federal College of Education Gusau, Nigeria
  • Prof Zephrinus Njoku, University of Nigeria
  • Prof CE Ochonogor, Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Dr Chrysoula Argyris Dimitriou, Ministry of Education Cyprus


All papers must be submitted and presented in English and be sent in MS word format

Abstracts and papers can be submitted online or emailed to


Abstract Submission format
The abstract should provide a summary of the paper in maximum of 500 words. It should include the name of the author(s), the institutional/organization affiliation(s), and the email address(es) of the author(s).

Please indicate at end of the abstract the type of presentation (Oral or Poster) that you wish to give at the conference.

Full Paper Submission Format

Page size: A4 (29.7 × 21.0 cm)

Margins: 2.54 cm on all sides.
Font type: Times New Roman

Line space: Single.
Word Limit: The paper should be maximum of 12 pages (about 4,500 words) in length (including references, tables, graphs, and figures). Extra pages will be charged at $50 per page.

Title: Centered, 14 point sizes, Bold

Authors, affiliation: Centered, 12 point sizes, italic, superscripts of different affiliation (1, 2, …)

Main text: Times New Roman, 12 point sizes.

The paper should include but not limited to the following:

  1. Introduction/background including the problem, Purpose/objectives of the paper, review of literature.
  2. Conceptual/theoretical framework
  3. Methods/ techniques – research design, population of study, study sample, instruments, data analyses techniques.
  4. Results/findings
  5. Discussion of findings, Conclusion and recommendations
  6. References (APA style).


Presentations will either be oral or in poster form.
Oral presentation will consist of three presentations in a 60 minute session.


SAICEd 2018 welcomes papers on any of the areas listed above. The abstract will be reviewed by experts in the field to determine their suitability for presentation at the conference. Full papers will be subjected to double blind reviews and based on the reviewers comments the editorial board will take a decision to accepted the paper or not. All accepted full papers will be published in the conference proceedings which will be issued at the conference.

If you have any inquiriesor need further information please send us an email: saiced2018@aa‑ or call +27 737208026 or visit our website: www.aa‑

The conference will offer Academic writing workshops and two informative and stimulating keynote sessions by reputable scholars in education



  • Early Bird Registration (on or before 31st January 2018)
  • Late Registration (After 31st January 2018)

Registration is per participant and covers all conference materials – programme, book of abstract, proceedings, Publication of one Paper, teas, lunches, and admission to all conference programmes.

Participants may book their accommodation directly with the hotel using the accommodation links on the website.

If you have any inquiries or need further information please send us an email: saiced2018@aa‑ or visit our website: