Reginald Botshabeng Monyai is a senior lecturer in the Department of Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) and Youth Development at the University of South Africa. He holds the following qualifications: BA, BA (Hons), MA (cum laude), and PhD. He had a stint as a senior education specialist (English) and deputy chief education specialist before joining higher education as a theory of education lecturer. He is a co-editor of an education textbook: The Educator as Mediator of Learning and has published articles and book chapters in local and international publication houses. Reginald has been involved with Quality Assurance in the General and Training Band at Umalusi (Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training in South Africa), and has quality assured English and Life Orientation since 2005.