LECTURER (Environmental Education)
Ms Lausanne Olvitt – BA (Univ. of Natal, Pmb); HDE (Univ. of Natal, Pmb); M.Ed (Environmental Education) (Rhodes)
Lausanne teaches environmental education across various levels. She has a background in teaching high school English (1995 – 2001), working for the Wildlife & Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) as the co-ordinator of Share-Net, a materials development project (2002 – 2004), and curriculum development and tutoring in adult education (2004 – present). Lausanne is a member of the Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA) and currently is the editor of their Environmental Education Bulletin.
Rhodes/Gold Fields Certificate Course in Environmental Education
Rhodes/SADC International Certificate Course in Environmental Education
Advanced Certificate in Education (EE)
M.Ed (EE) and B.Ed(Hons) elective in Education, Training and Development Practices (ETDP)
Lausanne is interested in the learning and change that occurs at the interface of course processes and workplace learning. She is currently registered as a part-time doctoral student at Rhodes University, researching ethics-oriented reflexive deliberation in the context of workplace learning, focussing specifically on environmental ethics. This research project is part of a wider research project through the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).