South Africa

UNESCO Chair in Values Education-Learning to Live Together (678), established in 2005 at the University of Johannesburg (South Africa).


Values education.


  • The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research , training, information and documentation in the fields of education, particularly helping young people to live together in an atmosphere of peace, respecting themselves and other and contributing to sustainable development.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between recognized universities and high level researchers and teaching staff from various regions of the world.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network




Prof. Elizabeth Henning, University of Johannesburg, Faculty of Education and Nursing, Department of Curriculum Studies
UNESCO Chairholder, Director of the Centre for Education Practice Research,
E-Mail address -
Work Phone - +27 11 559 3470
Cellular Phone - +264 81 124 9644
Fax - (27 11) 489 2262 ; (27 11) 489 2048
Street - Auckland Park 2006
City - Johannesburg
Postal Code - PO Box 524
Country - South Africa