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James Keevy

Chief Executive Officer
+27 (0)87 803 0178 | james@jet.org.za

Dr James Keevy is a policy researcher in the education and training sector who was appointed to the position of JET CEO in September 2014. Prior to his appointment at JET, he was the Director for International Liaison at the South African Qualifications Authority. James is a teacher by profession, having taught at secondary school level and at a teachers’ college, which was later incorporated into Unisa.

He has conducted and overseen various initiatives related to national, regional and international qualifications frameworks in Africa and further afield. His research into qualifications, the recognition of learning, and the professionalisation and migration of teachers has been published and presented widely. Since taking over at JET, he has worked to consolidate the organisation’s position both in South Africa, and also internationally. His focus has included building a strong working relationship with UNESCO UNEVOC, and JET’s successful Investors in People (IiP) accreditation in 2017.

Contact  James for information about international work.