Director, Murray & Roberts Chair of Environmental Education and Sustainability
, SOUTH AFRICA
Co-author on 2011 GUNi Report, Higher Education in the World and speaker at the V International Barcelona Conference on Higher Education.
Heila Lotz-Sisitka holds the Murray & Roberts Chair of Environmental Education and Sustainability at Rhodes University. She has contributed actively to the inclusion of environmental and human rights concerns in South Africa's National Curriculum Statement and to the SADC Regional Environmental Education Programme. She serves on UNESCO's International Reference Group for the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development and is the editor of the Southern African Journal of Environmental Education. She coordinates the MEd programme in Environmental Education at Rhodes University and also supervises a number of PhD studies in the same field. She served as the Scientific Chair of the World Environmental Education Congress in 2007.