Anthony Egbers

Father, Teacher, and Public Speaker in Johannesburg, South Africa

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After leaving Sacred Heart College in Johannesburg in 1992 Anthony studied teaching at JCE, now Wits. He worked in England for 5 years before returning to Johannesburg in 2006. After two years in recruitment he moved back into teaching and is now at Dainfern College in Johannesburg

As Director of Technology at Dainfern Anthony has had the opportunity to run a BYOD programme over the past five years. He is a firm believer in the opportunities that technology provides teachers in terms of personal development and classroom opportunities.

As an Apple Professional Development Trainer and Google Education Group leader and trainer he is always looking for ways to use Google and Apple in the classroom. He teaches ICT, Design and technology and Economic and Management Sciences at Dainfern College and uses Google Apps extensively in these lessons. Dainfern College also uses GAFE to manage all email, calendar and facilities for the school.

He loves to play with new ideas for using tech in teaching and is constantly looking for better ways to engage students in the learning process, while still making them effective digital and global citizens.

Recently Anthony has been trying to develop a paperless classroom model that works in the South African context of high internet costs and low bandwidth, as well as power constraints.

He is married to Monique and has two daughters, Riley and Regan.

  • Work
    • Head of Technology at Dainfern College
  • Education
    • Honours in Education