Kevin Baloyi was born and bred in Alexandra Township, Johannesburg, South Africa. After graduating from the LEAP Science and Maths School and following a gap year, Kevin joined the Future Leaders Program in 2014 with plans to become a teacher. He is currently working at LEAP in Johannesburg as a student teacher and is a student at the University of South Africa studying for his Bachelors of Education. He is also the co-producer of EdTech Summit Africa 2017.
Kevin was part of a select group of teachers-in-training who traveled to the U.S. in 2016 as a part of a Global Teachers Institute and Teach With Africa exchange program studying schools and programs in California. Kevin is passionate about Education and Technology and has taught himself many technology strategies that he plans to incorporate in his teaching.
He was part of the EdTech Summit Africa 2016 as a presenter, in July, training educators around South Africa and Swaziland on how to use certain technology tools in their classrooms. He was a keynote speaker at The Global Education Conference, talking about EdTech Summit Africa 2016. GEC Network is a collaborative, inclusive, world-wide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels.