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Professor Azeem Badroodien

Role: Co-Investigator Hub Lead, Africa

Affiliation: University of Cape Town

Azeem is the Director of the School of Education at the University of Cape Town. His research interests are in education policy sociology and the enactment of education policy within education and training practice, institutional provision, and in the workplace. His main intellectual interest is in youth, race and criminalisation in South Africa, looking specifically at youth socialisation in residential settings in South Africa and the links between race, vocational education provision, discipline, inequality and poverty, and social welfare and crime in educational discourse. His work explores both the empirical data level and the underpinning theoretical discourses of education, work and skills development – both in academic writing and for various consultancy projects.