• Contribution to the development of South Africa's distance education knowledge-base through the annual conference
  • Development of a publication Designing and Delivering Distance Education: Quality Criteria and Case Studies from South Africa. Johannesburg: NADEOSA, 2005.
  • Hosting of the Pan Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning in 2002
  • Membership of FOCODLA - Federation of Commonwealth Open and Distance Learning Associations and DEASA, the Distance Education Association of Southern Africa
  • Recognition by policy makers and government structures as the official voice of distance education.