n Learning and Teaching Mathematics - A Day in the Life of a Head of Department, a Grade 12 teacher and an NGO worker

Volume 2004, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1990-6811


I was born at Boys Town, Magaliesburg and attended my primary school at the Sella Moreneng Primary School. I went on to further my studies at Pax High School in Pietersburg where I matriculated in 1983. In 1985 I enrolled for a University diploma in Education (UDE) which I completed in 1987. I started teaching at Pax High School from 1988.

In my first year of teaching I was given a Gr 12 mathematics class to teach. I was inexperienced but I took the challenge positively and at the end of the year the students passed. From then on I told myself that nothing is impossible even for a teacher who is from a rural area.

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