Angela joined IYF in 2020, bringing extensive experience and passion for education and development. Previously, her professional roles have involved teaching, training, content design, e-learning, and programme management in countries including Angola, Malaysia, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, and Uruguay.

At IYF, Angela oversees the design and refinement of TVET curricula enhancements introduced through the High Gear initiative. She is charged with creating and advising on sustainable curriculum upgrades to find solutions that are sustainable within a challenging education system, aligned to automotive industry needs, and able to create opportunities for partnership links with the goal of generating positive returns for young people and employers.

Angela’s MA thesis focused on developing, implementing, and evaluating a distanced teacher-education course at the University of South Africa.

Angela Govendar

TVET Curriculum Enhancement Manager, SOUTH AFRICA