University of the Free State
Susette Brynard is currently a lecturer in Education Management at the University Free State, South Africa. Previously she was Head of the Department Natural Sciences, Bloemfontein College of Education. She was born in South Africa and graduated at the University Free State to receive a B. Sc.-degree. While lecturing Biology at an Education College she commenced her studies at the University of the Free State, where she received the B Ed (honors) and M Ed Degrees Cum Laude and then her Ph.D. She received numerous awards during her studies and published papers on the education and development of Down syndrome learners. She is doing ground-breaking work on education opportunities for Down syndrome learners, focusing inter alia on improved educational opportunities through implementing principals of self-advocacy. Her work includes both research about, and advocacy for, such opportunities.
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