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Jonathan Jansen
Biographical info

Prof Jonathan Jansen is a leading South African educationist, commentator and the author of several books including the best-selling Letters to my Children and award-winning Knowledge in the Blood. He is the former Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Free State, where he earned a reputation for transformation and a deep commitment to reconciliation. A former high school biology teacher, Jansen was a Fulbright Scholar at Stanford University, where he also obtained his PhD.  He is married with two children.