DITSELA aims to contribute to strengthening the labour movement by:

  • Promoting workers’ education as part of the broader education and training discourse
  • Providing quality non-formal and formal workers’ education that encourages critical thinking, activism and transformation of education and of society
  • Supporting the development of organisational and educational capacity to build a strong workers’ movement
  • Advancing the unity and solidarity of the working class locally, on the continent and globally
  • Upholding the traditional union values of democracy, collectivism, equality, human rights and the dignity of labour
  • Collaborating with the workers’ education movement locally and globally