Confidence Dikgole has a total of 30 years in the education sector. She currently is Director: Policy and Government Relations at ISASA; the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa since December 2015. Prior to that she was Policy Manager at ISASA from February 2015. She has teaching experience spanning 10 years from 1989 to January 1999. She resigned from teaching to take up a position of Course Coordinator at Boston City Campus in Orange Grove, Johannesburg in 1999. In 2000 Confidence joined Umalusi-Council for Quality Assurance in the General and Further Education and Training Sector as the Assessment Coordinator. She worked at Umalusi for 14 years until she resigned in December 2014 from the position of Manager: Quality Assurance of Assessment (Schools).
She holds the following qualifications: Diploma in Education (Arts) - DipEd (A) from the University of North West-Mafikeng, Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE) in Assessment and Quality Assurance and BEd (Hons) in Assessment and Quality Assurance, both from University of Pretoria, and MEd: Curriculum and Instruction – Leadership, from Concordia University, Portland – Oregon USA.
Confidence is a board member of the Independent Examinations Board (IEB), and the Independent Quality Assurance Agency (IQAA). She serves on various committees and task teams of the Department of Basic Education (DBE): National Examinations and Assessment Committee (NEAC), Teacher Development and Curriculum Management (TDCM) Committee, Policy Task Team to name a few. She also is a member of the Graduate Women International Education Committee.
Countries across the region unanimously agree on the importance of achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Whilst countries across the Middle East & Africa unanimously uphold the importance of achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, the nature of the challenges faced within the region are both complex and varied. This session will bring together a range of perspectives from across the region and identify touchpoints for strategizing collaboratively, enabling the achievement of sustainable development throughout the Middle East & Africa.
Tuesday 08 December 12:00 - 12:40 Room 1