The Research Function of the Workers College plays a number of key organisational roles. These roles are:
The Workers’ College is committed to the upliftment of the working class in south Africa and internationally through the application of quality, values based and ethically sound research in support of knowledge development and dissemination and evidenced based worker education practice.
Research values and ethics are fully defined in the Workers’ College research policy and Academic and research code of ethics. This strategy conforms to these policies.
This research strategy forms part of the research policy and identifies various strategic goals and the necessary resources and activities necessary to reach these goals.