Superintendent General / Head of Education, Western Cape Education Department (WCED) South Africa
His qualifications: B.Sc with majors in Physics and Chemistry, SOD (Cum Laude)(teachers' diploma), B.Ed and M.Ed in Science Education. He is an author of Physical Science, General Science and Technology textbooks over a period of more than 35 years and contributed chapters and articles to various books and journals. He was also Physical Science Examiner and Moderator. He has served and still serves on various Boards, including SAFCERT, UMALUSI and the Interactive Science Foundation which governs the Cape Town Science Centre.
His experience includes Physical Science teacher (17 years), Superintendent of Education (Circuit Manager and Curriculum Adviser), District Manager (Wynberg District), Director: Curriculum, Chief Director: Education Planning, Deputy Director-General: Education Planning and Development, Deputy Director-General: Curriculum and Assessment Management and currently Superintendent General / Head of Education, Western Cape Education Department (WCED).
He is an avid sportsman, having played 1st team Rugby, Cricket and Tennis at school. He continued to play league Cricket and Tennis competitively for many years and is now an occasional Golfer, as time permits!