Mondli Hlatshwayo is a Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation at the University of Johannesburg. Previously he worked for Khanya College, a Johannesburg-based NGO, as an educator and researcher. He is a former community activist who helped link the Social Movement Indaba membership, and he worked with Numsa on its ‘struggle expo’ of movement networking last year.

His areas of research include post-schooling, adult and youth education, workers’ education, xenophobia, trade unions and social movements.

Hlatshwayo has published a number of peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on the following topics: xenophobia and trade unions, football world cup and stadia, education and immigrant learners, and trade unions and technology. He is co-editor (with Aziz Choudry) of the forthcoming Pluto Press book, Just Work? Migrant Workers, Globalization and Resistance.