Adrienne van As trained as an intermediate and senior phase educator and has a special interest in teacher training.
After a career as an intermediate phase educator, she worked for several years at the Centre for Multigrade Education where she trained teachers from rural areas all over South Africa. Multigrade refers to classrooms where one teacher educates learners in more than one grade in the same classroom, at the same time, a common occurrence in the rural areas of South Africa. Ms Van As has also conducted extensive research in this field. She has developed training materials, specially adapted the curriculum, and has written teaching and learning materials for Multigrade Education.
She has extensive experience in lecturing Education, Professional Studies and Social Sciences (both History and Geography) to Foundation and Intermediate Phase teacher training students. Before joining the Two Oceans Graduate Institute, she was a lecturer at the Cape Peninsula University (CPUT).
Her fields of expertise include instructional design, multimedia learning and 21st century skills.