Dr Dorothy Laubscher is a senior lecturer in Mathematics Education in the Faculty of Education at North-West University. She has been working in the field of education (both secondary and tertiary) for the past 24 years. Her research interests include mathematics education, technology enhanced learning, self-directed learning, blended learning and cooperative learning. Dorothy was also selected as one of three research fellows to complete a four-month fellowship in Brig, Switzerland, under guidance of the UNESCO Chair for Personalised and Adaptive Distance Education. She acts as supervisor for post-graduate students and has published on national and international level.