SACMEQ’s daily operational activities are managed by the SACMEQ Coordinating Centre which is headed by the Director, and the technical oversight for SACMEQ Projects done by Technical Manager.
Mrs Toziba Masalila (Botswana) joined SACMEQ in 2012 as the Deputy Director from the Ministry of Education and Skills Development in Botswana where she worked as Director of the Department of Educational Planning and Research Services. She was appointed Acting Director from January 2013. Mrs Toziba Masalila has two Master of Arts Degrees, including a Masters in Educational Planning and Management obtained at the IIEP in Paris in 2007. Her thesis was based on data collected for the SACMEQ II Project. She was the SACMEQ National Research Co-ordinator for SACMEQ III Project in Botswana, and had previously worked with the Botswana Central Statistics Office for 17 years before joining Ministry of Education in 2005.
Mr Moris Awich (Botswana) joined SACMEQ in 2015 as Technical Manager . Mr Moris Awich holds a BSc (Physics and Mathematics), PGDE, MEd (Research, Measurement, and Evaluation). He has experience with SACMEQ studies, especially SACMEQ III as Deputy National Research Coordinator. Past work experience includes: High school teaching, worked as senior and principal research officer for policy research, monitoring and evaluation at the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, and Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development Botswana.