We are an educational consultancy

Kelello offers design, implementation and evaluation services for investors and implementation agencies in education and social development who want to improve learning outcomes. Kelello has a team of experts, knowledgeable of the intervention context academically, linguistically and practically. For each project the teams are handpicked by project basis to support the programme management team. In addition, Kelello aims to build capacity among teams to ensure the growth of knowledge and strength of skills.

Our team

Prof Nicky Roberts


Nicky leads teams of researchers in research assignments in education with a focus on technology enhanced learning, and monitoring and evaluation.

Dr Oscar Van Heerden


Oscar brings experience in management, governance, government relations,
and knowledge of the skills development sector.

Dr Stacey Sommerdyk

Project Manager

Stacey has over 20 years of experience in educational environments ranging from early childhood development to university lecturing.

Dr Monica Mawoyo

Project Manager

Monica is an independent research and evaluation consultant specializing in
education and skills development.

Garth Spencer-Smith

Project Manager

Garth [M.Ed (Maths Ed) and M.Phil (M&E)] has over two decades of diverse experience in educational environments ranging from high school Mathematics teaching and management to Mathematics resource development to the M&E of over 20 projects

Dr Qetelo Moloi

Project manager and quantitative analysis expert

Qetelo has significant experience working on SAQMEC data analysis process for the
Department of Basic Education.

Megan Fisher

Research and administration

Megan Fisher completed her BA degree at Nelson Mandela University, majoring in
Business Management and Sociology.

Ingrid Mostert

Senior researcher

Based in the Eastern Cape, Ingrid Mostert (M.Ed Mathematics Education, Stellenbosch
University) is a mathematics education specialist.

Lydia Plaatjies

Senior researcher

Experienced Community Development Worker, Researcher and Television Show

Ernest Moore

Senior Researcher

Retired school principal with 38 years teaching experience in the primary school, of
which the latter 20 years have been Deputy Principal.

Chosi Mtoba

Junior researcher

Chosi is a research intern at Kelello. She is part of a capacity -building programme in
education research at JET Education Services.

Kefuoe Maotoane

Junior Researcher

Kefuoe Maotoane completed her undergraduate degree at the University of the
Witwatersrand, majoring in Political studies and History in 2017.

Nomathamsanqa Sibeko

Junior Researcher

Nomathamsanqa Sibeko is an Honours graduate from the University of Witwatersrand. She is also an interdisciplinary artist.

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