New head for college

2016-08-10 06:00
PHILLIP PEKESHE the new principal of the New Horizon College in Bethlehem and his wife, Lydia.

PHILLIP PEKESHE the new principal of the New Horizon College in Bethlehem and his wife, Lydia.

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THE New Horizon College in Bethlehem has a new principal.

Mr Phillip Pekeshe who has 30 years of experience in the field of education, joined New Horizon College in Bethlehem on 1 August.

Prior to this appointment, he had served as deputy principal at New Horizon College Primary in Harrismith since April 2015.

Pekeshe taught at Boitelo Primary, Molape Secondary and also at Akofang Intermediate School. He served as principal at Tshwarathebe Intermediate after which he joined the Thabo Mofutsanyane Education District as deputy chief education specialist: school management and governance developer. He also joined the monitoring and evaluation unit of the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi) as a provinincial monitor for quality assurance of assessment.

He is married to Lydia who is a gr. 2 teacher at New Horizon. They have two daughters, Tiisetsa who is a second year student at the University of the Free State, and Baanetse in gr. 10 in Harrismith High School.

This family man holds a secondary educational diploma from the Vista University, an honours degree in education management and professional leadership (University of the Free State). He also holds a post graduate diploma in monitoring and evaluation from the University of Stellenbosch.

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