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Editorial Board

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Carole Avande Houndjo is an African language linguist, advocacy specialist and activist for the right to education for young people and adults. She coordinated the literacy and translation program of the NGO Wycliffe in Benin for more than ten years. Since 2014, Carole has been the coordinator of the Pamoja West Africa network. The Pamoja West Africa network has members from 15 African countries who promote the Reflect approach. Pamoja works to build the capacity of civil society organizations to improve the quality of education in Africa. In addition, Pamoja promotes and advocates for the right to education for young people and adults in Africa.


Donia Benmiloud is the Regional Director of DVV International for North Africa. She has 20 years of experience in managing international cooperation projects in Asia, Africa and Europe, focusing on economic and social inclusion, entrepreneurship, employment, training and education. She is even a lifelong learner with great interest in strategic thinking, gender issues, working with people at the grassroots level, as well as planning, designing and implementing the research.

David Harrington

David Harrington has worked in education and adult education for 30 years. He was most recently Regional Director of DVV International in Southern Africa. He also leads the team that set up and manages the MOJA Platform for Adult Education in Africa.

Ivor Baatjes

Ivor Baatjes est directeur du Centre for Integrated Post-School Education and Training (CIPSET) de l’université Nelson Mandela et membre de la chaire SarChi de la National Research Foundation : Éducation Communautaire, des Adultes et des Travailleurs (CAWE) de la National Research Foundation (CAWE), attribuée à l'Université de Johannesburg et co-accueillie par l'Université Mandela. Ses recherches portent sur l'éducation des adultes et des communautés, l'enseignement supérieur, l'éducation des travailleurs et l'apprentissage dans les mouvements sociaux.

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Frauke Heinze is an international public health and adult education expert with more than 25 years’ experience in the international cooperation across Africa and Asia. Currently she is working as the Regional Director DVV International East/ Horn of Africa and has been involved in the design and establishment of Moja platform. She is passionate about enhancing national systems for quality health and non-formal Youth and Adult Education service delivery, and designing respective policies, implementation frameworks and curricula. She also has a keen interest in research and developing community-needs oriented education, skills development and behavior change interventions and trainings.


Prof Rebecca Nthogo Lekoko has been educated in Botswana, Canada and USA, first as a teacher trainer then adult educator. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Doctor of Education in Adult Education, specialising in community development/empowerment and lifelong learning. She is the current Chief Editor of Ba Isago Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and has reviewed articles for a number of local and international journals such as Mosenodi, Adult Education Quarterly, Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, International Journal of Adult and Lifelong Learning and Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Science. In her position as a Professor of Adult Education, her practices weave together diverse and pertinent issues pertaining to adult education such as education for empowerment, social mobilisation strategies and participatory approaches. She is also prominent in addressing issues of minority languages, education for marginalised ethnic groups, inclusive policies, especially for people with disabilities and older adults. She has published extensively locally and internationally and has attended many conferences serving as a presenter, a keynote speaker, chair of sessions and a discussant to the keynote speaker.


Chiraz Kilani - est maître de conférences en didactique des sciences et de la recherche à l’Institut Supérieur d’Education et de Formation Continue de Tunis. Elle est titulaire d’un doctorat de l’Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1.

Chiraz est également directrice de l’unité de recherche Chimie Supramoléculaire et Didactique des Sciences. Elle est coordinatrice nationale et formatrice dans la fondation internationale “Main à la Pâte” (enseignement des sciences à l’école par la démarche d’investigation).


Twine Hannington Bananuka is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Adult and Community Education, School of Distance and Lifelong Learning at Makerere University, Uganda. I hold a Master’s Degree and PhD in Adult and Community Education from Florida A&M University and University of KwaZulu – Natal respectively. My teaching and research interests are in areas of adult education and socioeconomic transformation, community development, Citizenship education, post-qualitative research methodologies, and innovative teaching and learning methods.


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Houssem Bel Hadj is a regional expert for DVV International North Africa. He has 14 years of experience in the areas of adult education, labor market, entrepreneurship and local development, working with several technical and financial partners. He is the Associate Editor (French) of the MOJA Journal for Adult Education.