Dr Johan Erasmus is a chief researcher in the Education, Science and Skills Development Programme. He holds PhD in Comparative Education from Potchefstroom University.
Before joining the HSRC, Dr Erasmus worked at the Rural Foundation where he was responsible for establishing a national training programme for community development officials.
Dr Erasmusís experience in social science research lies particularly in the areas of labour market situational analysis; research design and methodology; the planning and management of
esearch projects; and the design of research instruments. He has undertaken projects for organisations such as Transnet, The national Business Initiative, The Professional Provident Society, The Education Training and Development Practices SETA, the Department of Labour, the Department of Trade and Industry and the Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Education And Training Authority.