Ms Trudy van Wyk
Ms Trudi van Wyk is the Chief Director: Social Inclusion and Quality in the Department of Higher Education and Training and is responsible for Social Inclusion and Equity, the National Qualifications Framework, Career Development Services, ICT in education and Open Learning. She previously served as the Director: Career Development and Open Learning where she set up a fully-fledged National Career Development Service in 2014 and was responsible for managing the implementation of open and distance learning policies and frameworks in the post-school sector.
From 1 September 2009 – 31 August 2012 she was the Education Specialist: eLearning at the Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, Canada where she worked mainly with governments and institutions at strategic and implementation levels in the Caribbean, Africa, South-East Asia and Pacific to implement Open and Distance Learning, ICT and Open Educational Resources (OER) into schools, teacher education, higher education and technical and vocational education and training (TVET).
She has 37 years’ experience in education and training and published in the areas of Open Educational Resources; Digital Health Literacy, ICT in Education and ICT Competencies for Teachers.