Cathy is an expert project manager with over 18 years’ experience, specializing in the implementation and management of education projects, nationally and internationally. Cathy has substantial experience in the management of large-scale, multifaceted content and materials development projects with multiple participants and stakeholders across South Africa and internationally. Cathy believes that education should support learners to be able to generate sustainable livelihoods and become active, engaged, and accountable citizens. She seeks to achieve this through her work in the TVET Sector where she is assisting the Department of Higher Education and Training to widen and improve access to quality further education opportunities for all South Africans through an Open Learning materials development approach. Cathy has a BSc Ed (Hons) ICT from the University of Durham in England and a Master’s degree in Computer-integrated Education from the University of Pretoria.