Cde Dr Thulani John Mbuli

Cde Dr Thulani John Mbuli

Director

Dr. Mbuli now serves as Director of the Workers College. SSTD (Arts), B.Paed, BA (Hons), MA (UZ) PhD, Diploma in Logistics Management (RAU/UJ), Certficate (Language) (UW, USA).

Born into a rural family Dr, John T Mbuli has a distinguished career hallmarked by his service to others and the country. A student activist and Former Youth Commission (RSA) Dr Mbuli went on to serve a number organisations as a KZN Heritage Councilor, UniZulu Council Member and Convocation Executive Member.

During his 11 years at the university he was researcher, academic and lecturer. He was an active NEHAWU shop steward at the university and as Branch Chairperson saw membership grow to majority and a number of important breakthroughs for workers at the University.   Dr. Mbuli is known with his research initiatives and his articles he contribute in various journals and papers.

One project that is close to his heart was on Missing persons with Missing Persons Tasks Team to investigate the stories and realities of those communities who were victims of Special Branch in the Country and KZN Province. Ensuring closure of chapter III of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission(TRC). He has also served as Resident Director for Southern African Initiative (AFLI), (American Council on International Education, USA-Virginia State-Washington DC) and been an executive member of His Majesty, Royal Highness-INQUMUNGA Foundation. Dr Mbuli was also a Provincial Director at Mpumalanga Province under Chapter 9 institution Pan South African Languages Board. In early 2015 has been appointed an adjunct internal Supervisor for Masters and PhD candidate by University of Venda.

Dr. Mbuli now serves as Director of the Workers College.

SSTD (Arts), B.Paed, BA (Hons), MA (UZ) PhD, Diploma in Logistics Management (RAU/UJ), Certficate (Language) (UW, USA).

 

Platform

to promote debates on working class perspectives on a range of issues

Develop

worker and community leaders through providing educational opportunities

Transformation

by challenging the current dominant/formal educational practices

Recognise

and use prior learning, indigenous knowledge and struggle experiences

Address

127 Magwaza Maphalala Street
(Former Gale Street)
3rd Floor James Bolton Hall,
Durban, 4001

Online

email: reception@workerscollege.org.za

Phone/Fax

Tel : +27 31 304 0260
Fax : +27 31 301 5430

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