Dr Tony Khatle

Deputy Board Chair

Dr Tony Khatle has completed his Doctoral Studies in Educational Management at the University of Johannesburg. He has accumulated extensive knowledge and experience in working with the private and public sector, corporate institutions, parastatals and NGO’s. In 2002 he served as an IDSO for Johannesburg East District of Gauteng Education Department, thereafter served as a Head of Business School for International College Group (ICG) in Cape Town. He later served as a CEO of APPETD from 2006 – 2010. He has acquired a strong background in the education and training field, international exposure in leadership management and lifelong learning.

Dr Tony Khatle has an extensive experience in the FET (now known as TVET) sector in the country, he was involved with NICE (National Institute for Community Education) which was tasked to investigate models of Further Education & Training in South Africa. He contributed  to development of Strategic Planning sessions and Monitoring & Evaluation for the 50 FET colleges countrywide. It was a national programme conducted in conjunction with NBI (National Business Initiative) and the Department of Higher Education (DHET). This was a three-year programme of empowering and transforming the FET Colleges.

He has been to the following countries; England, Denmark, Israel and Australia to present in conferences on Education and Training leadership strategies. He has assisted Adopt-a-School Foundation (now known as Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation)  in assisting Secondary Schools with Strategic Planning sessions country wide.

Dr Tony Khatle has been involved in a number of activities including Capacity building projects with the Department of Labour (DoL) and Department of Higher Education (DHET) training private providers on different policy initiatives. He has been a consultant on various fields including the Further Education and Training and Higher Education sector. He is also a motivational speaker and has written a book entitled “From an ordinary clerk to a Chief Executive Officer” in 2008. He is also featured in the National Consultative Conference on Community Colleges booklet. He is currently serving as an Independent Educational Consultant and a Senior Researcher for MMS.