Bastienne Klein holds a B.A. (hons) and M.A. degree, from the University of Cape Town. She has tutored and taught critical thinking skills, at UCT and also privately to many students.

Her professional profile includes:

  • Academic Mentor to tertiary academia/universities;
  • Black Sash: Director of Cape Town Advice Office;
  • Socio-economic justice activist;
  • Organisational development consultancy consulting to many NGOs and other organisations;
  • School for International Training, Rondebosch:
            - Supervisor of Independent Study Projects (2001- current);
            - Facilitator of the Field Studies Seminar (Research skills) (2006-8)
  • Adult Literacy facilitator;
  • Mentoring first time writers for the Openly Positive Trust through to publication;
  • University of Cape Town:
            - Writing Centre consultant;
            - Senior tutor/guest lecturer in the Religious Studies department;
            - Tutoring critical thinking skills course;
            - Project manager and conceptualiser for the Research Institute on
              Christianity and Society in Southern Africa;
            - Workshop facilitator to the Professional Communication Unit in the Commerce Faculty teaching public speaking and writing skills;
            - Materials development for the UCT Careers Office;