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Dr Heidi Barends
Heidi serves as EDU Africa’s Academic Director, overseeing various facets of academic programming across regions and keeping abreast of innovative and pertinent transformative learning practices. Before joining EDU Africa Heidi was involved in research and teaching at the University of Cape Town from 2014 to 2018. She was a faculty member at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology from 2015 to 2018.
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Barry is EDU Africa’s Managing Director and Co-Founder. He currently serves on the WYSE Travel Confederation Study Abroad Panel. Barry studies social science at the University of Cape Town before pursuing postgraduate studies in global learning and development education. He is deeply passionate about community development and meaningful cross-cultural engagement, at his happiest when able to connect personally with EDU Africa’s students and academics. Barry is based in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Dr André Siffert
For the least 10 years, André has been involved in the field of international higher education, including the areas of teaching, counselling, recruitment, researching and study abroad. His experience reaches from the USA to China and Brazil. Currently he works for Campus B leading strategic partnerships with universities across the world and supporting the development of experiential learning initiatives in South America. André holds a PhD in International Relations from Jilin University (China) and MBA/BS in Marketing from Lewis University (USA).