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Mervyn Skuy

Mervyn Skuy is a clinical and educational psychologist who has worked for many years in researching and teaching Feuerstein’s theories and approaches. From 1985 to 2003 he did this within the framework of the Cognitive Research Program, which he established and directed at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. During this time, he was also professor and head of the Division of Specialized Education at that University. He was professor of educational psychology and specialized education at Touro College in New York, and has taught courses in Instrumental Enrichment and Mediated Learning Experience to various organizations and target groups in South Africa, the USA, Israel, Canada, and France. His research has been published in American, British, Canadian, Australian, Dutch, and South African journals and books. He is currently professor emeritus at the University of the Witwatersrand and in private practice as a psychologist. He is also a consultant to Feuerstein’s International Centre for the Enhancement of Learning Potential (ICELP). In this capacity, he is actively engaged in teaching Instrumental Enrichment and in developing programs of study within a project that the ICELP has established in South Africa.