Dr. Rob O’Donoghue

Rhodes University
Dr. Rob O’Donoghue is part of the MECCE Case Studies Working Group. He is an Emeritus Professor at MECCE Project partner, Rhodes University, with a research focus on environmental education processes of learning-led change, which has given close attention to Indigenous knowledge practices, social theory, and environmental learning in post-colonial curriculum and community contexts. His recent work with critical realism has been probing generative research and transformative social learning to inform the Fundisa-for-Change teacher professional development programme and the Amanzi-for-Food initiative on local food production with rainwater harvesting to mitigate the emerging patterns of climate change in eastern southern Africa.