Dr Tlale Nathane

Dr Motlalepule Nathane

Dr. Motlalepule Nathane is a qualified social worker and Lecturer in the department of Social Work - School of Human and Community Development: Faculty of Humanities – University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. She holds a Bachelors of Social Work; Masters in Social Work by Research and PhD in Social Work from Wits University. She has a special interest in critical social work, decolonization, race social justice and transformation. She is passionate about teaching and developing students through engaging in critical lens on historical and current structural injustices in the South Africa. Tlale is involved in a number of research collaboration on fatherhood and academic experiences. She is a member of the National DSD Task Team on the development of Supervision Framework for Social Services Profession. She is the Executive Committee member and Secretary of ASASWEI – (Association of South African School of Social Work Education Institution). She is one of the co-authors of a newly published book by HSRC titled Black Academic Voices: The South African Experience.

BSW, MSW & PhD (Social Work), Wits University

Research Interests:

  • Critical Social Work
  • Decolonisation
  • Critical Race Studies
  • Social Justice and Transformation

Strategic Vision: To support, through ASASWEI the promotion of social work education, research and practice in South Africa while strengthening relationships with our regional and international social work community.

Email:  [email protected]
Tel: (011) 717-4471   F - 011 7174473
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0748-5683