The Workers’ College is an education organisation that offers education programmes for trade unionists and community activists from within South Africa as well as the African continent.

The programmes are accessible to members of trade unions and community organisations. The content is practical and based on or linked to issues in the workplace, community or real life scenarios. The learning methods are interactive, inclusive and participatory.

The College is committed to:

  • providing education to workers and worker leaders and community activists that empower them and their organisations;
  • developing educational practices that sustain the participatory and critical learning processes;
  • promoting the values of open debate, democracy and nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion or political affiliation;
  • promoting competent, efficient and responsive trade union and community organisations.