TL;DR - Teaching the New Generation!

Mpekweni Beach Resort - 6 to 8 July 2020

Note Accomodation bookings must be done through the registration portal

New Registration is now open!

Important Dates

Papers due: 28 February 2020
Paper acceptance: 20 April 2020
Final papers: 4 May 2020
Registration opens: 19 March 2020
Early-bird closes: 27 April 2020
Registration closes: 5 June 2020


The venue for SACLA 2020 is the wonderful Mpekweni Beach Resort, situated along the spectacular Eastern Cape coast, 93km west of East London.

Mpekweni Beach Resort
See on Google Maps



  • Many countries are exempt from visa requirements for South Africa. Please check if this applies to your country of citizenship.

Letter of Invitation

  • If you require a letter of invitation to travel to South Africa. Please email the conference secretariat with your request.

Getting to Venue

  • We recommend that you fly in via East London airport, which is serviced by flights from Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. A car can be hired at the airport to drive to Mpekweni Beach Resort. The distance is 93 km and the driving time approximately 1 hour.
  • Alternatively, Port Elizabeth airport provides additional flights, but the distance to the venue is further (195 km) with a driving time of approximately 2 hours 20 minutes.
  • Note The conference organisers will not be providing a shuttle service from either airport. However, private shuttles may be available; arrangements for which must be made privately.


Queen Shower Rooms: With views of the pool, these rooms offer good value for money.


Family Rooms: Views of the pool and a comfortable deck to relax on make these rooms ideal for a family


Twin Beach Rooms: Situated along the main beach, these rooms undoubtedly offer the best seaviews at Mpekweni.


Luxury Family Rooms: The luxury 4 star rated family rooms are impeccably furnished and spacious.