Head of Department, Interior Design

Vice Dean, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

University of Johannesburg


Amanda Breytenbach’s long and enjoyable journey in the design higher education environment commenced in 1995. For over 23 years she has had the opportunity, as a full-time lecturer, to develop her teaching and learning practices, publish research from her own investigations as well as produce co-publications with M-students and be actively involved in the professional development of the Interior Design discipline. Breytenbach furthermore gains deep insights, knowledge and experience into programme development and design education management though managing a department, fulfilling responsibilities as Vice Dean in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Johannesburg and participating in national education forums and professional bodies in South Africa.