Robert is the director of innovation at Jeppe High School for Boys in Johannesburg South Africa, where he oversees the Ed-Tech needs of his school, however, his main role is to prepare the school, students and educators for the 21st century through innovative pedagogy and professional development strategies, while balancing the holistic educational philosophy of his school. He recently oversaw the school's transition to online learning during the recent Covid-19 lockdown that not only affected his school but many schools around the globe.
He has an adaptable, dynamic, and innovative approach to education. He is a Google Level 1 and 2 Certified Educator, a Google for Education Certified Trainer, a Commonsense Educator and Ambassador, as well as a Google Educator Group Leader where he helps bring schools and educators together to share and explore best practice to meet learners needs for the 21st century. He is also currently studying his MA in Education at the University of Bath in the UK.
In his spare time, Robert loves exploring the heavens through his telescope as well as travelling the world with his family. He loves all things tech as well as having a love for history, which he also teaches. Robert has a love for the outdoors and believes that it is important to give back to the community so he also helps out at a local Scout Troop