Monica Hendricks is Director of the Institute for the Study of the Englishes of Africa at Rhodes University, South Africa. She teaches and coordinates an under-graduate course for teachers of English as an additional language, mostly in rural schools, and supervises post-graduate research. Her recent publications include editing and contributing two chapters to ISEA 1964-2014 – A Research Institute Serving People (2016), and “Challenging the Quiet Violence of a Powerful Language: Translanguaging Towards Transformative Teaching in South Africa” in Plurilingualism in Teaching and Learning: Complexities across Contexts (2018).Giulietta Harrison was the Director of the Centre for Social Development at Rhodes University, South Africa. She has most recently taken up the post of Executive Director for Africa A+ Schools, which aims to improve the quality of early childhood education in under privileged contexts. Her research focuses on early childhood education (ECE) and use of Emotional Intelligence (EI) to improve teachers’ pedagogy. She has also written a considerable amount of open-source material related to EI, parenting, and literacy in ECE. Currently the President of the South African Research Association for Early Childhood Education, she drives developmental work in ECE.