Jayesh Bhana

Jayesh Bhana
Jayesh Bhana works in the field of development. He is a teacher development facilitator, materials developer and co-ordinates education development projects.

Currently Jayesh serves as the project co-ordinator facilitator, of the Assessment for Learning (AfL) Professional Development Programme. This programme is implemented as a randomized control trial to determine the impact of AfL practices on teaching and learning practices within South African primary schools.

Besides co-ordinating the project he works as part of a team to develop training materials that will support teachers enhance their use of formative assessment to improve learning and teaching. He also facilitates training of AfL to teachers and district officials and supports them in the implementation of AfL.

Prior to this, he worked in the NGO sector as a facilitator on educational development projects and as a project manager on job-creation programmes for historically-disadvantaged youth in South Africa. He was also a teacher for many years before beginning work in the NGO sector.