Place of Birth
Married to Niekie Mears (mathematics teacher), 2 children (boy – 35 years (computer programmer) and girl – 31 years (industrial engineer), both married, 4 grandchildren
High School Teacher
Senior Professional Officer (SA Teachers’ Council)
Assistant Registrar (SA Teachers’ Council)•Deputy Director (Teachers’ Federal Council)
Head of Department
Firts Director Director (Interuniversity Centre for Education Law and Education Policy)
Education Management Association of South Africa (EMASA)
' Founding chair South African Association for Education Law (SAELA)
. Education Association of South Africa (EASA)
• Education Law Association (ELA) (USA)
• Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education (CAPSLE) (Canada)
• Australia New Zealand Educational Law Association (ANZELA) (Australia and New Zealand).
Registered as service provider to UNESCO, Paris on their invitation.
NRF C2 rated researcher
Honorary Porfessor: National Training Centre for Secondary School Principals, East China Normal University,Shanghai