At iLearn, our purpose is to empower people to empower others.
We aim to help companies grow their people and their businesses by creating ‘active learning' environments in which people learn through supportive experiences and not simply lecturing. This type of learning promotes wellbeing, inspires confidence and effects meaningful and long-lasting change.
Our 21 years in skills development has given us the ability to streamline solutions, saving our clients time and providing complete peace of mind.
Our facilitators are hand-picked based on teaching style, experience and expertise. They will expertly guide you through each learning experience. If you are looking for a company who wants to invest in your people and your future, then you have come to the right place.
WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO
"I am constantly inspired by the passion shown by our team to empowerr the lives of our learners. We always strive to achieve greatness and that is what inspires me the most. iLearn has become more than just a place of work, it has become a home." - Dimakatso
"I enjoy watching learners' faces change, as their hopes and dreams start transforming into a reality, week after week and month after month. iLearn has helped so many young people realize that there is a future for them if they want it. I am so very happy to be apart of the iLearn team." - Mark
It is highly rewarding to have an impact on the life of an individual. I get to see, first hand, the growth of the individual who is learning
“I love coming to work at iLearn each day, because it feels like home. The people are not only my colleagues, but also my friends and confidants. No other company, I believe, can vouch for the strength of character and integrity of its people. And I love the fact that we are making a difference in people’s lives through the work we do. It makes me feel whole.” - Sharlene
OUR DNA STATEMENTS
To empower people to empower others.
To provide transformative learning experiences that enable learners to have a measurable impact on business growth.
Going above and beyond to deliver on our purpose, and being dedicated to excellence in our pursuit of growth.
Investing in people by embracing diversity and being respectful, helpful and collaborative.
Serving and inspiring our community with our motivation and commitment to our purpose.
Embodying integrity in all our interactions. Remaining true to ourselves and our purpose.
OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Richard is the founder and CEO at iLearn and is responsible for the overall strategy and growth of the business. He is passionate about making both a social and commercial impact and believes that education is the key to unlocking potential and providing opportunities for people to improve their circumstances and career paths. A travel aficionado, Richard takes time out of his yearly schedule for both personal and business pursuits. A believer of both luck and hard work, Richard is guided by the belief that, how you do anything, is how you do everything!
Rushid "Rush" drives demand and growth for the business through enterprise partnerships, strategic alliances, and channel partners. He has a keen business acumen, strong interpersonal skills, and is driven by a passionate purpose and zest for life. His mission is to create real shared value for his clients, having operated in the L&D space for the past 12 years. He is a devoted husband and father of 3 and in his spare time enjoys reading, staying fit and socialising with friends and family.
Tilly has a plethora of experience in training implementations/ management with a demonstrated history of working in the industry for over 20 years. With an Honors Degree in Media and Communication and a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, she had found her purpose in Education. Tilly’s deep rooted passion for knowledge and empowering people combined with her exceptional skills in training, facilitation, coaching, instructional design and curriculum development is evident in the focused delivery of our Learning Solutions. She tries to embody and promote the ideology of “Each One, Teach One’’. "We are stronger together, let us EMPOWER EACH OTHER!"
LEARNING SOLUTIONS MANAGER - JOHANNESBURG
Brett is responsible for optimizing the sales function within the busines. Extensive commercial experience and the ability to understand the technical aspects of business processes and educational drivers across complex corporate environments, has provided Brett with an excellent vantage point to assist leaders in building and optimising sales teams. He is passionate about work life balance and a firm believer that spending time in the great outdoors away from the hustle and bustle of city life, maintains a healthy perspective on the bigger picture.
LEARNING SOLUTIONS MANAGER - COASTAL
Apart from being Learning Solutions Manager for iLearn, Eulaine also holds a Professional Designation as a Skills Development Practitioner, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Practitioner and Neuro-Linguistic Programming Master Practitioner. She is also the current Chairman of ASDSA. Eulaine believes it is not about the product, you can get that anywhere, in fact you can get it cheaper. It is not even about promises, anyone can make those. It IS about the evidence, the track record, the endurance and reliability through every season. It IS about experiencing the quality of the people you are dealing with, INTEGRITY IS EVERYTHING!
Sharlene van Pallander
Sharlene joined iLearn in 2016 to head up the company’s Marketing team. She is a seasoned Marketing Strategist and passionate solution-finder. Using data-driven marketing techniques, Sharlene is dedicated to building brands, growing businesses, and helping to make people's lives better. She is married with three children. She loves different disciplines of dance, is a wanna-be historian and can often be found with her nose in book.
FINANCE MANAGER CA (SA)
John is an experienced Accounting, Auditing and Tax Professional with a demonstrated history of working in various industries. He is skilled in Management, Financial Accounting, Strategic Planning, Due Diligence, and Financial Analysis.
QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER
Dollie joined iLearn 4 years ago as a Project Coordinator and has quickly progressed into a Quality Assurance role. In her new role as Quality Assurance Manager, she is responsible for managing our SETA and DHET stakeholder relationships, ensuring that we comply with all the necessary quality assurance requirements, and for managing all external moderations to ensure the smooth accreditation of all our learners.
RECRUITMENT AND HOSTING MANAGER
Jarat is a people-orientated person, with a love and passion to see the youth of South Africa succeed. Over the years he has worked and accumulated knowledge and skills in HR, Management and Leadership, which also includes a degree in Theology. In his private capacity, he is involved in many community upliftment projects.