Mr Godfrey Dlulane has 10 years experience as survey expert and socio-economic researcher specialising in the areas of qualitative, quantitative research methodologies and participatory-related research techniques. Godrey has a BA (Social Sciences) at the University of Cape Town and also Higher Diploma in Education and Postgraduate Diploma in Media Studies and Journalism and courses in Publishing and Management Studies at Wits University.

Godfrey’s skills allow him to assist in designing, sampling, recruiting and managing fieldworkers,  moderating focus group discussions, conducting back-checks and report-writing.  His specialities are: fieldwork management and quality control of completed questionnaires.

Godfrey has particular experience conducting research in the mining sector (gold, coal and platinum mines in North West and Mpumalanga Provinces) and has also assisted mining companies to compile Social and Labour Plans. He has managed large household surveys (over 5000 households) for Metropolitan municipalities as well as Human Sciences Research Council.

His/her  previous work/projects include:

  • Part of a team on a research project commissioned by the World Health Organisation entitled SAGE by conducting 2000 face-to-face interviews across South Africa.
  • Assessing existing social and economic conditions of corridors of freedom on behalf of Wits University School of Architecture and Planning by recruiting participants for focus group discussions and also interviewing 1200 sampled households across Gauteng; and

Assisting Human Sciences Research Council on an annual South African Social Attitude Survey in Eastern Cape.