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Apply now for an Atlantic Fellowship for Social and Economic Equity
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 - 16:30

Working to change the world? You don't have to do it alone! Apply now to be an Atlantic Fellow for social and economic equity and you could become part of a group of activists, practitioners and researchers making the world a fairer place. Applications close 20 November.

Book Launch on School Governance
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 - 13:30

UCT’s Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, and the Poverty and Inequality Initiative invite you to a free public lecture on Improving learning outcomes in South African education: the governance dimension.

Survey Data Analysis for Development Course
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 - 14:30

The UCT School of Economics, together with SALDRU and DataFirst, is running a Post Graduate Diploma in Survey Data Analysis for Development. The course aims to equip individuals to use and critically evaluate survey data.

Job Opportunity: Senior Labour Market Researcher
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 - 09:15

The Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ) - a new progressive economic policy think-tank located in South Africa - is advertising a post for a senior researcher in the fields of labour markets and economic development. 

Op-ed on AU Free Movement of People
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 - 15:15

Mandela School Director Alan Hirsch published an op-ed in The Conversation on realistically addressing the obstacles to introducing the freer movement of Africans across national borders. The article was based on a talk he delivered at The Post-Tana Forum, a multi-stakeholder dialogue for experts in peace and security, concluding on 19 July in Gaborone, Botswana.

Highlights from the Atlantic Inequalities Conference
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 09:15

The Mandela School, in collaboration with the LSE Inequalities Institute, hosted a 15 June conference on Inequality, (Under)employment and the Labour Market, with a particular focus on youth. See highlights from the conference, as well as the Action for Equity Award presentation, given this year to Women on Farms.

Apply now for Tekano Public Health Fellowships
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 15:15

Applications are now open for the 2019 cohort of Tekano fellows. Through the global, interconnected Atlantic Fellows programmes, Tekano Fellows collaborate across disciplines and borders to understand and address the root causes of pressing global problems.

Professor Carlos Lopes appointed as AU High Representative
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 13:45

The Mandela School's Professor Carlos Lopes has been appointed High Representative to the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat. Professor Lopes will support Member States in the negotiation of a new agreement with the European Union post-2020

Message of Support from Adv Thuli Madonsela
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 15:00

Advocate and former Public Prosecutor Thuli Madonsela recorded a message of support for The Mandela School, where she discusses the responsibilities and privileges of sharing the Mandela name.

Applications open for the 'Evidence for Policymaking' executive course
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 - 11:00

Applications are now open for our popular executive short course "Evidence for Policy Making and implementation," designed and run in collaboration with the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. It will be held in Cape Town from 29 - 31 October 2018. Download the course flyer.

The Mandela School launches
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 - 15:30

On 5 July 2018, The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance was officially launched at a press conference held at UCT. Take a look at what our morning involved, as we unveiled our new logo at a press conference, introducing The Mandela School to the world with the help of Vice Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng.

OP-ED: How Mandela's legacy can inspire youth action
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 - 13:30

The Mandela School's Director, Professor Alan Hirsch, has published an op-ed on the value of Mandela’s legacy of bold, ethical and accountable leadership for young people today. The article was published in both The Conversation and News24.