About Us

Media Works, a leader in Adult Education and Training (AET) in South Africa, has partnered with Excom Publishers, to burst into the high school space with innovative ‘Bubble’ QR technology for textbooks. This follows Media Works’ deal to acquire 40% of South African textbook company, Excom Publishers, which has been publishing quality IEB and CAPS-aligned text books since 2008.

Teachers who are interested in prescribing the books for their learners can order directly from Aimee@excompublishers.co.za  or obtain them from several bookshops, such as PNA, Van Schaik, Caxton and many other local bookstores.

 

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A number of reputable online book suppliers sell our books and
you can also contact us directly to place bulk orders.
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The Excom Team

Jose Oliveira

  • 8+ years’ experience as IEB Examiner for Business Studies
  • 6+ years IEB National marking experience
  • HOD Business Studies at Trinity High School (Gauteng)
  • 23+ years’ experience teaching Business Studies and EMS
  • Qualifications: B.Comm and H.Dip Ed(PG)
  • Jose’ also teaches Accounting and is Head of Boys Tennis and First Aid.

Cathlyn Dracatos

  • National SBA and ORT Moderator IEB for Business Studies and NSF member. Appointed 2015.
  • 4+ years’ experience as IEB Business Studies SBA Sub-Moderator for National Moderation
  • 3+ years’ experience as IEB Business Studies ORT Sub-Moderator for National Moderation
  • 6+ years’ experience as Regional Moderator for Business Studies
  • 16+ years’ experience teaching Business Studies and EMS
  • Qualifications: B SocSci (RHODES) HED (UNISA)
  • HOD Economic and Management Sciences St Peter’s College (Johannesburg)

Lisa Akerman

  • 7+ years’ experience as an IEB Senior-Sub Examiner for Business Studies, Paper II
  • 4+ years’ experience as an IEB Examiner/Moderator for EMS CTAs
  • 5+ years’ experience as Regional Moderator for Business Studies
  • Deputy Head (2014 – 2016), Head of Academics and HOD Commercial subjects at Grace College (Hilton) – 8 years
  • Head of Business Studies, Maritzburg College – July 2016
  • 10+ years’ experience teaching Business Studies, Accounting and EMS
  • 4+ years’ experience as an Umalusi School Portfolio Evaluator & Site Monitor
  • Qualifications: PGCE, B. Ed, M. Ed: (Curriculum Studies)

Sean Topper

  • 7+ years’ experience as IEB Moderator for Business Studies and NSF Member
  • 9+ years’ experience as IEB Examiner for Business Studies (previously Business Economics) and NSF Member
  • Instrumental in designing the FET curriculum for Business Studies for IEB
  • Current examiner for IEB AET for EMS
  • Currently Franchisee and shareholder of Dormehl Property Group
  • Currently Head of High School: St Benedict School, Pinetown.
  • Previously held the position of Director of Academic Studies and HOD Commercial subjects at Clifton School (Durban)
  • 25+ years’ experience teaching Business Studies, Accounting and EMS.
  • Qualifications: B.Comm and HDE
  • Sean is a passionate sport enthusiast and serves on the SA Schools and KZN Tennis committees.

Yvette Russell

  • 9+ years’ experience as IEB SBA Moderator Business Studies, ORT Moderator and NSF Member
  • 10+ years IEB National marking experience
  • 20+ years’ experience teaching Business Studies and EMS
  • 3+ years’ experience and current IEB AET Moderator for EMS
  • Instrumental in designing the FET curriculum for Business Studies for IEB
  • Currently Managing Director Excom Publishers (Pty) Ltd
  • Part-time lecturer at Varsity College, Pretoria.
  • Previously HOD Business Studies at Dainfern College (Johannesburg)
  • Previously: Gauteng Regional Co-ordinator for IEB
  • Previously Director of Round Square at Dainfern College & YRS Africa Rep
  • Qualifications: B.Comm, HED, B.Ed and M.Ed (Didactics)
  • Yvette enjoys seeing the different perspectives of education through her current contract work which includes running Excom Publishers, curriculum writing and part-time lecturing.

Aimee Baxter

  • Orders
  • Dispatch
  • Customer Liaison
  • Queries