Social Justice and the Law

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Law
Department Name: Law

Objectives:

To equip course participants with enhanced competencies to:
1. Understand the meaning, the theories behind, constitutional obligations and international law compliance requirements regarding the advancement of social justice 2. Appreciate the relationship between social justice, equality, equity, anti-discrimination and related equality and socio-economic inclusion concepts and competently engage in related social transformation dialogues 3. Lead transformation programmes in compliance with the constitutional commitment to social justice and related equality duty and defend such programme in litigation 4. Recognise that litigation seeking to push back against transformation initiatives seeking to advance equality and related social justice outcomes, is increasingly grounded on administrative justice, and be able to maintain the centrality of transformative constitutionalism to advance equality in such matters 5. Employ analytical frameworks, including data analytics, to discern social context dynamics with impact on social justice, including unconscious bias and fortify their organisations for better social justice outcomes 6. Command adequate understanding of the SDGs and leverage the opportunities they offer, including the use of disaggregated data, to catalyse social justice progress in their context.

Entry Requirement: Grade 12/Matric Certificate
Certificate Type: Competence
Delivery Mode: Blended
Duration: 6days over 2 weeks
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: D Gahiza
Contact Person Email: gahiza@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 808 3186
Latest Year Offered: 2021