Cheryl Douglas

Cheryl Douglas is the Programme Manager of the Teaching Biology Project (TBP), a project of the Africa Genome Education Institute, and a High School Biology teacher. She is passionate about the integration of ICT and Biology in the classroom having been involved in a one-to-one laptop programme for over 14 years.  TBP runs three conferences per year in Cape Town, South Africa catering to in-service and pre-service Life Sciences teachers. The aim of the project is to increase the confidence of teachers and develop their skills by integrating ICT and content. Cheryl runs the conferences, develops learning materials and maintains the TBP website. She is a full time teacher at Bishops, an independent boys’ school. Cheryl was invited to the inaugural Microsoft Partners in Learning (PILS) Institute in Seattle in July 2011 having been a winner in the PILS Innovative Teacher Awards in 2009. She has presented on ICT integration at various conferences in South Africa and in the US and Australia.