Qamani Njara studied for a Bachelor of Education degree at the University of Fort Hare, with English and Psychology as majors. He did his B.Ed honors at the University of Cape Town, majoring in Curriculum Studies and Language & Literacy. He has a strong interest in language education, with his honours research project focusing particularly on the principles (implicitly) underlying the English language curriculum in South Africa. He has strong research skills and he works well with theory. He can plan and execute research tasks/projects with the rigour, sensitivity, and work ethic they demand. He has classroom experience and he is always willing to learn as much as he teaches, an essential attribute for working with a team.