Dr John Thurlow

Trustee: Dr John Thurlow Dr Thurlow has a PhD – Education Policy, Law and Management from the University of Pretoria.  His current position is as the Global Co-ordinator for the Global Campaign for Education. Get to know more about John below… I went to school in Zambia initially and then in South Africa. I was…

Mr Bhekizenso Mthiyane

Trustee: Mr Bhekizenso Mthiyane Mr Bheki Mthiyane has a MA Education Administration and Supervision from Chicago State University in the USA.  He currently resides in Pietermaritzburg, KZN and is employed by Performance Solutions Africa (PSA). Below, Bheki gives us a glimpse into his world by sharing some of his thoughts and opinions… As a child,…

Dr Nylon Marishane

Trustee: Dr RN Marishane Dr Nylon Marishane was awarded his PhD in 2004 from UNISA. He is a senior lecturer in Educational Management at the University of Venda. His deep understanding of educational issues and development shine through as Dr Marishane shares some of his thoughts and opinions below. I went to school first at…

Sasah Netshifhefhe

Trustee: Mrs Sasah Netshifhefhe Mrs Sasah Netshifhe has a lifelong involvement in education. She has a B Ed from the University of Limpopo and a Further Diploma in Education from the University of the Witwatersrand. Mrs Netshifhefhe has worked in schools, the Department of Education and the NGO world. Her deep understanding of schools and…

Penny Groome

Trustee: Mrs Penelope Groome Penny Groome had the pleasure of teaching at Jeppe High Preparatory School and at Sacred Heart College before moving to the NGO world. She is an executive director of Class Act as well as serving as a board member. Some of Penny’s thoughts on life and education are shared below. As…

Makie Kortjass

Trustee: Ms Makie Kortjass Ms Makie Kortjass has a MA in Education from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. She has worked as a teacher, a lecturer, a course co-ordinator, a fieldworker and project manager. She is also a successful business woman. Below, Makie gives us a glimpse into her world by sharing some of her…