Dr Presha Ramsarup is Director at the Centre for Researching Education and Labour at University of Witwatersrand. Her research work focuses on Green Skill learning pathways, aimed to investigate the nature of learning pathways for sustainable development and a green economy in South Africa and thus lay at the nexus of two important areas for development, policy, and education namely, work and learning and sustainable development. Having been a researcher for the South African Environmental Sector Skills Plan and an active member of the National Environmental Skills Planning Forum, she has been playing both a co-ordination and advocacy role for Green skills research in South Africa. She has previously served as ESD technical advisor to both provincial and national government to support the development of environmental and sustainability education within South Africa’s education and training transformation process.
Emmanuel Ojo currently teaches in the School of Education, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He is an active researcher with a sustained publication record. His research interests are in higher education, sustainability studies and interdisciplinary research.
Danél Kruger’s research interests are in the field of Teacher Education, especially the development of Pedagogical Content Knowledge for student teachers in Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) subjects. Her MEd work looked at how teachers carved their new role as teacher educators in South African universities. She is currently involved in various national projects related to EMS and Business Studies curricula at secondary and tertiary level.
In 2016 Eureta Rosenberg returned to academia after 15 years in private practice, where she supported government and NGOs with research, evaluation and strategic planning in environment and sustainability education, training and capacity development. As academic Professor Rosenberg holds the Murray and Roberts Chair of Environment and Sustainability Education at Rhodes University, where she graduated in 1995. Her doctoral topic, research methodology for transformation, remains a focus in her postgraduate teaching. As a consultant Eureta developed the National Biodiversity Human Capital Development Strategy, and contributed systemic studies on quality and relevance to the National Environmental Skills Plan. She is active in the National Skills Planning Forum and is co-coordinator of the Green Skills program and course.