Itumeleng Kenneth Mohanoe (ZAF)

Member of CAP

Itumeleng Kenneth Mohanoe hails from the Republic of South Africa; he is a teacher, and has also been a member of Gauteng Department of Education. He has been facilitating adjudication tests and standards since 2007. He is the previous Head of Debating at the Bophelo Academy of Debaters (BAD), which has held various national, local and international titles including Constitution Hill of South Africa and Orate Africa Trust. Itumeleng is currently with the International School of South Africa and serves there as Head of Debating and Public Speaking. He is an acclaimed speech coach, who has trained various public speaking champions. He runs and facilitates debating academies across South Africa, and also happens to be the Head of Orate Africa: South Africa Division. Itumeleng is also a dramatic arts and leadership coach, having trained many high school leaders in South Africa. As a debating coach and teacher, he has coached provincial teams, developed world speakers and created champions of note. Itumeleng continues to train university teams that have gone on to win African Championships and have participated at the World Universities Debating Championships. He is also a trainer of many successful speakers and an author of several training manuals for debaters, adjudicators and trainers. He is also passionate about issues of self-development, and works with these through his life-coaching program. Itumeleng has also served on the Heart Of Europe as a Deputy Chief Adjudicator for two years, which followed with another two years of him heading the Chief Judges’ Panel alongside Frankie Cena and Petar Ivanovski. This year, Itu returns as deputy member of the CAP once again, so that his expertise can, once again, be experienced. It is his sixth year at Heart of Europe International Debating Tournament.