Honorary Professor Pamela Christie

Honorary Professor

School of Education
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences


Pam Christie is Professor in the School of Education at the University of Cape Town. She has worked on post-apartheid education policy, as well as on school development and change, leadership, curriculum and pedagogy, and school desegregation. She is currently working on joint research projects on Reconciliation and Pedagogy in Australia and South Africa, and Schooling, Globalisation and Refugees in Queensland. Based in sociology of education, she teaches courses on educational change, globalisation and education, and international education and development. Professor Pam Christie has extensive international links, including a UNESCO Chair in Teacher Education for Diversity and Development.

Research Interests

  • Comparative and International Education
  • Peace and conflict studies and education
  • Educational change


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Masters (Coursework) of Educational Studies (Adv), The University of Queensland
  • Postgraduate Diploma, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Arts, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of the Witwatersrand


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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Honorary Professor Pamela Christie is not currently available to take on new students.

Completed Supervision