Marj Brown is a social and educational activist, and HOD of History at Roedean School in
Johannesburg, South Africa. She encourages learners to engage actively with current affairs and
incorporates her own anti-apartheid activism, having been a member of Black Sash and TRAC and
the SA Council of Churches in the 1980s. She is the President of the SASHT – the SA Society for
History Teaching and involved in Asinakuthula, a women’s history collective.
Marj involves her pupils – as well as others from under-resourced partner schools – in the Model
Youth Action research and Climate action statement. Week 3