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Rabelani Dagada

Rabelani Dagada PhD

Past President of IITPSA,formerly Computer Society


Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born 23-07-1971 in Johannesburg South Africa

Rabelani Dagada has extensive experience in education, training, and management consulting. He has implemented several information systems and telecommunications projects. Dagada has published Information & Communications Technology (ICT) related papers in peer reviewed journals and have presented papers nationally and internationally. His research work has been cited extensively by other authors and scholars as reflected in his Google Scholar profile. Dagada has also published opinion pieces in various South African newspapers and publications.The Institute of Information Technology South Africa (IITPSA) has conferred to him the professional grade and designation “PMIITPSA” several years ago and he still holds this designation. This grade and designation recognise the existence of a Professional ICT Practitioner in the same way that other professions recognise their professionals (e.g. Pr.Eng for a Professional Engineer

Contact details

Rabelani.Dagada@wits.ac.za

O: +27 11 717 7161


Business Address

2 Saint Davids Place, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2193


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Time, Space and Pace

in Books

Telecommunication Revolution in a Developmental St...

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Current Position(s)

Associate Professor of Information and Communications Technology | Vaal University of Technology
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa | January 2016 - present

ICT and Telecommunications


Independent Advisor to the Information and Communications Technology Governance Committee | Tshwane University of Technology
Pretoria, South Africa | January 2016 - present

Academia, Education and Training


Policy Fellow | South African Institute of Race Relations
Johannesburg, South Africa | November 2015 - present

Social Development and Community Services


Deputy Director: University Teaching and Learning Development | UNISA - University of South Africa
Pretoria, South Africa | June 2015 - present

Academia, Education and Training


Principal Consultant and Director | Lineran South Africa
Midrand, South Africa | April 2013 - present

Consulting and Project Management


Founder and Trustee of the Board of Trustees | Institute of Information Technology Professionals Foundation
Midrand, South Africa | April 2013 - present

ICT and Telecommunications


Member of Committee: Information Technology for Learning, Education and Training | South African Bureau of Standards
Pretoria, South Africa | January 2010 - present

Other


Lecturer: Information Systems & Knowledge Management; | Wits Business School | University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa | September 2007 - present

Academia, Education and Training


Previous Position(s)

Deputy Director: University Teaching and Learning Development | UNISA - University of South Africa
Pretoria, South Africa | June 2015 - January 2016

Academia, Education and Training


Member of the Investment Committee | Vaal University of Technology
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa | February 2014 - October 2015

Academia, Education and Training


Chairperson: University Council Student Services Committee | Vaal University of Technology
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa | September 2014 - October 2015

Academia, Education and Training


Member of the University Council Finance Committee | Vaal University of Technology
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa | February 2014 - October 2015

Academia, Education and Training


Member: School Governing Body | Building Blocks Primary School
Midrand, South Africa | May 2013 - January 2015

Academia, Education and Training


Member of the University Council of Governors | Vaal University of Technology
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa | September 2013 - October 2015

Academia, Education and Training


Chairperson of the Board of Trustees | Institute of Information Technology Professionals Foundation
Midrand, South Africa | April 2013 - October 2015

ICT and Telecommunications


Member of the Board | Africa ICT Alliance
Lagos, Nigeria | September 2012 - August 2014

Human Resources and Recruitment


President and Chairperson of the Board of Directors | Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa
Midrand, South Africa | July 2012 - July 2014

ICT and Telecommunications


President | IITPSA
Johannesburg, South Africa | July 2012 - July 2014

ICT and Telecommunications


Vice-President & Non-Executive Director | Computer Society of South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa | July 2010 - July 2012

ICT and Telecommunications


Member of Senate ICT Refence Committee | University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa | January 2010 - December 2013

Academia, Education and Training


Head: Information & Communications Technology | Sebata Institure of Consulting and Development | Sebata Group of Company
Johannesburg, South Africa | August 2010 - June 2013

Building, Construction and Engineering


Member of Senate Committee on Teaching and Learning | University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa | July 2010 - December 2013

Academia, Education and Training


Head: eLearning Support and Innovation Unit | University of the Witwatersrand
Braamfontein, South Africa | January 2010 - February 2015

Academia, Education and Training


Chairperson of the Gauteng Chapter | Computer Society of South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa | January 2010 - June 2012

ICT and Telecommunications


eLearning Researcher | eLearning Support & Innocation | University of the Witwatersrand
Braamfontein, South Africa | January 2010 - February 2015

Academia, Education and Training


Lecturer: Information Technology & Knowledge Management | Wits Business School
Braamfontein, South Africa | September 2007 - April 2015

Academia, Education and Training


Manager: ICT & Knowledge Management | Information & Communications Technology and Knowledge Management | Royal Bafokeng Administration
Rustenburg, South Africa | February 2006 - December 2009

Building, Construction and Engineering


Council Member | South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists
Pretoria, South Africa | October 2004 - October 2006

ICT and Telecommunications

Educational history

Tertiary

University of the Witswatersrand

Braamfontein, South Africa | 2009 - 2009

Certificate in Telecommunications Policy, Regulation and Management - Management

University of South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa | May 2005 - March 2015

PhD - Information Systems

UCL Institute of Education

London, Canada | 2005 - 2005

Certificate in Online Education & Training - Education

University of South Africa - UNISA

Johannesburg, South Africa | 2005 - 2005

African Management Programme - Center for Business Management

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa | January 2002 - June 2004

Masters of Commerce - Information Systems

Randse afrikaanse universiteit

Johannesburg, South Africa | January 2001 - June 2004

Masters of Education - Computer-based Education

Achievements

Awards

ICT Visionary of the Year | 2008

Honoured by the Institute of Information Technology South Africa (IITPSA) "in recognition of foresight and achievements in transforming business by adopting and implementing leading-edge technology".

Shortlist and nomination

CIE Joyce Cane | 2008

This paper which was co-authored with Wanjira Kinuthia was nominated for award - "E-Learning incorporation: an exploratory study of three South African higher education institutions. International Journal on E-Learning, 7(4), 623-639.

media exposure

iWeek | 2012

ITWeb | 2013

Business Day | 2013

I published opinion pieces and letters.

Financial Mail | 2012

I published opion pieces.

Activities

Memberships

The South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologist

Member, 2008 - present

Computer Society of South Africa

Professional member, 2008 - present

community

Rabelani Dagada Education Trust

Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, May 2011 - present

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