Drik currently serves as the Chief Education Specialist: responsible for eLearning in the Eastern Cape. His task entails the promotion and utilisation of ICTs in the areas of teaching and learning, assessment and administration. He is webmaster of the Eastern Cape Examinations and Curriculum Websites. He serves on the Eastern Cape Provincial Executive Council of the Suid-Afrikaanse Onderwysersunie (SAOU). He studied at the University of the Free State and obtained a Ph.D. in 1996. His research focussed on computer-assisted language learning and teaching.