Bachelor, Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1961. Bachelor with honors, University São Paolo. Africa, Pretoria, 1964.
Master of Arts, London University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, London University, 1982.
Teacher Secondary Schools, Johannesburg, 1962-1965. Lecturer University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1965-1966, Maria Grey College, London, 1969-1972. Lecturer to senior lecturer University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1972-1984.
Dean of education University Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa, 1991-1996, professor philosophy of education South Africa, 1985-1999. Dean education University Port Elizabeth, South Africa, since 1999. Convenor International Network of Philosophers of Education, 1992-1996.
Convenor National Education Policy Initiative, 1994. Coordinator teacher education group National Commission on Higher Education, 1995, member task group, 1995-1996.
Married Diana Joan Baty, August 14, 1970. Children: Michael, Carl, Alice, Steven.