Asiphe Mvandaba
23 June 2022

School: Bela Bela Secondary SchoolBased: Bele-Bela, Limpopo  I am an enthusiastic and active young teacher who wants to occupy space and cement herself. I want to grab every opportunity that will allow me to bring about change in the community and society at large. I believe in learner-centred education and education as a way of […]

Bhongo Lesizwe Mkonto
23 June 2022

School: St Augustine’s R.C Primary SchoolBased: Parow, Western Cape My name is Bhongo Lesizwe Mkonto, a 27-year-old from Khayelitsha. I studied BEd: Foundation Phase at UNISA. I am currently a grade 2 teacher at St Augustine’s R.C Primary School. I firmly believed in my natural ability hence I become a teacher. Because I saw the […]

Brite Mashigo
23 June 2022

School: Relebogile High School Based: Phalaborwa, Limpopo  A young, innovative, dedicated, inspired and motivated educator who seeks to bring change and rewrite the narrative of teachers and the process of teaching and learning.

Lebogang Caroline Chiloane
23 June 2022

School: Mamelodi High School Based: Mamelodi West, Gauteng I believe that children have so much knowledge within them and do not come into the classroom as tabula rasa waiting for knowledge to be deposited into them, they have a lot to share too. As a teacher, my purpose is to help learners to become the best […]

Mogale John Molele
23 June 2022

School: Masinakane Special School Based: Sehoko Village,  Dr JS Moroka Municipality, Mpumalanga Teaching for me is not only about teaching a subject or even mastering the subject but about changing the life of the learner, bringing light and hope to every learner in my school. My aim for choosing teaching as a career was to help […]

Mokgalaka Itumeleng Sekwele
23 June 2022

School: Hoërskool Pretoria-Wes Based: Pretoria West, Gauteng I became a teacher to serve my purpose in this world, where future young leaders could benefit from my existence. I aspire to be the producer of future entrepreneurs for our country. Given that the school environment is very challenging, I have improved on my personal attributes such as […]

Mandisa Twala
23 June 2022

School: St Theresa’s Convent SchoolBased: Coronationville, Gauteng I am Mandisa Twala, a foundation phase educator who believes in the holistic development of the learner. I am of the belief that with the changing global landscape we need to identify our learner’s talents early on and encourage them to pursue them side by side with their […]

Najmah Japtha
23 June 2022

School: AZ Berman High School Based: Tafelsig, Mitchell’s Plain, Western Cape I’m a passionate young teacher. I love teaching and making an impact on learners’ lives. To me, teaching the kids of today is the same as shaping tomorrow’s future. We as teachers are the game changers because we influence learners’ lives and guide them to […]

Nokwazi Mkhwanazi
23 June 2022

School: Brenthurst Primary SchoolBased: Brakpan, Gauteng I am passionate about teaching, my drive has carried me since I began my journey as a teacher in 2017, I enjoy learning and discovering new techniques of how knowledge can be transferred. One of my greatest achievements was going aboard and being an ESL educator for a year […]

Nomalungelo Machele
23 June 2022

School: SPARK SowetoBased: Soweto, Gauteng I am an enthusiastic, goal-driven young lady who is passionate about making a difference in children’s lives and making a change in the education system in South Africa. As a teenager, I wrote down my goal of wanting to become the World’s Greatest Teacher. My educational background includes a B.Ed […]

Nomnikelo Zoya
23 June 2022

School: Manenberg High SchoolBased: Manenberg, Western Cape I decided to be a teacher so I can make difference in our society. As a teacher, I can positively influence a child’s way of thinking or doing things.I inspire, motivate and help students to build their self-esteem.My goal as a teacher is to give the best quality […]

Nosipho Nyongande
23 June 2022

School: Naphakade Primary School Based: Malmesbury, Western Cape  I am a teacher that loves children and communicates well with them. I had become a teacher because I wanted to make a change in my small town. I wanted to be an inspiration to young generations. When I am teaching the learners I become their friend and […]

Ntokozo Sibiya
23 June 2022

School: Royal Schools AlbertonBased: Alberton, Gauteng To witness the development of the young stars has to be the greatest thing one can attest to. The love of knowledge impartation began when I decided to fall in love with the problem of scarcity. My fascination with how the economy works has to be my primary motivation […]

Palesa Alice Mohotlane
23 June 2022

School: Kgothalang Primary SchoolBased: Wattville, Gauteng I am Palea Alice Mohotlane, I became a teacher because it is indeed an opportunity to create an impact in the lives of young and old individuals. I want to create an impact that will forever remain and be heartily treasured. I chose to teach because I wanted to […]

Philisiwe Mthimkulu
23 June 2022

School: Inanda SeminaryBased: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal  I am a community activist who is dedicated to volunteerism, goodwill & philanthropy, with a particular passion for helping all children achieve their potential. I have turned my passion into a career and have become an accomplished teacher. I relate well to my students, inside and outside of the classroom, […]

Senamile Gazu
23 June 2022

School: Thembimfundo Special SchoolBased: Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal I am Senamile Gazu, I am a Special Needs educator who is passionate about assisting and supporting learners with special needs. I was born in Eshowe in KZN province. I have the following qualifications, a B.Com degree in Information Systems & Technology and Supply Chain Management, and a PGCE […]

Shalot Letuka
23 June 2022

School: Thembalabantu High School Based: Zwelitsha, King William’s Town, Eastern Cape I love what I do, I want to be a game-changer in our societies and schools at large. Together with other young teachers, I want to take the Eastern Cape matric pass rate to a better level so that It can be able to compete […]

Sinesipho Sonka
23 June 2022

School: Welwitschia Primary SchoolBased: Delft South, Western Cape I am Sinesipho Sonka, I believe I am a vibrant person, I have to have a bubbly personality and I love challenging myself and trying new things. I became a teacher because I wanted to give back to the community. I was raised by a strong black […]

Sinethemba Khanyile
23 June 2022

School: Masimini Primary SchoolBased: KwaThema, Springs, Gauteng  I developed my respect for education and passion for teaching at a very early age in my life. I became a teacher because I wanted to plant a seed of education in learners from different backgrounds, inspire, innovate, motivate and change young ones’ lives I teach to inspire […]

Siposetu Ndiki
23 June 2022

School: Bongolethu Primary School Based: Philippi, Western Cape  I currently work as a grade 7 teacher, teaching English and Economics and Management Science (EMS). I chose to teach as my career of choice. I became a teacher to contribute to my community, to make an impact in children’s lives one class at a time. I wanted […]

Tefo Gaebete
23 June 2022

School: Ncweng Primary School Based: Kuruman, Northern Cape Teaching for me came as a calling, after volunteering as a facilitator across the John Taolo Gaetsewe district disadvantaged schools, I truly found my inspiration. Being a teacher is like an action carried by one to illuminate the lives of many. So as a teacher I dedicate my […]

Thulisile Mokoena
23 June 2022

School: Sozama Secondary School Based: Middelburg, Mpumalanga My name is Thulisile Zwanangaye Mokoena. I am a 24-year-old young passionate teacher in the town of Middelburg, Mpumalanga. I am what I am today because I had a teacher. I wouldn’t have been a teacher without great teacher role models from elementary school to High school. I knew […]

Tremayne Aiken
23 June 2022

School: Staats Primary SchoolBased: Kimberley, Northern Cape  My name is Tremayne Aiken. I am 26 years old and I am a teacher who dreams. I have been formally teaching for the last four years but involved in the field of education for the last seven. I have a BA in communications, a PGCE specializing in […]

Unathi Bheme
23 June 2022

School: Intsebenziswano Senior Secondary SchoolBased: Phillipi Brown’s Farm, Western Cape Unathi is a young female teacher who has a passion that is driven by a love of seeing young people excel regardless of the circumstances they’re facing during their time of being in school. I believe that we as young teachers are the compound lens […]