Oscar van Heerden is a scholar of International Relations (IR), where he focuses on International Political Economy, with an emphasis on Africa, and SADC in particular. He completed his PhD and Masters studies at the University of Cambridge (UK). His undergraduate studies were at Turfloop and Wits. He is an active fellow of the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflections (MISTRA) and is a trustee for the Kgalema Mothlante Foundation. Nicky Roberts is Director of Kelello Consulting and a Post-doctoral Global Excellence Scholar with University of Johannesburg. She is an alumni of UCT, UWC, UKZN, Cambridge and Wits. Her work is in open educational resources for low income countries, with a particular emphasis on mathematics, language and cognition in childhood.
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