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educator

Volker Ralf Wedekind, South African educator. Research grantee Center for Science Development, 1993, Human Science Research Council South Africa, 1996; recipient Peter Hey Memorial award University Natal, 1991; academy staff development scholar Association Commonwealth Universities, 1997.

Background

Wedekind, Volker Ralf was born on October 3, 1967 in Durban, South Africa. Son of Hans Jurgen and Sigrid Anna (Bruns) Wedekind.

Education

Bachelor, University Natal, South Africa, 1990. Bachelor of Education with honors, University Natal, South Africa, 1992. Master of Education, University Natal, South Africa, 1996.

Career

Teacher trainer Medu, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 1991, coordinator South Africa, 1992. Lecturer Department Education, South Africa, since 1993. Executive School Based Reform Initiative, Pietermaritzburg, since 1995.

Treasurer National Education Coordinator Committee, Pietermartizburg, 1987-1991.

Membership

National executive South African Students Press Union, Johannesburg, 1988, National Union South African Students, Johannesburg, 1989. President Students Republican Council, Pietermaritzburg, 1989. Executive member Joint Academy Staff Association, Durban, 1995-1997.

Member Southern African Comparative & history of Education Association, Kenton Education Association, British Sociological Association, British Educational Research Association, South African Sociological Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, movies, yoga.

Connections

Married Jean Elizabeth Dyson. Children: Isobel, Max.

father:
Hans Jurgen Wedekind

mother:
Sigrid Anna (Bruns) Wedekind

spouse:
Jean Elizabeth Dyson

child:
Isobel Wedekind

child:
Max Wedekind