Entries by Tessa Cooper

How to Support Your Child During the Matric Examinations

According to ENCA, 717 371 learners wrote their Matric examinations in 2016, and in just a couple of weeks, a similar number of aspiring young people will sit down to write their 2017 Matric examinations! Writing Matric exams is one of the pivotal points in a person’s life, and has important implications for your child’s future. […]

Tutor Of The Month: Joshua Boucher

  Joshua is our September 2017 Tutor of the Month! Joshua matriculated from Hyde Park High School in 2015 with great results all-round. He is currently in his 2nd year of a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Law at the University of Johannesburg, and hopes to become a Lawyer or work in the industry […]

Tutor Of The Month: Jade van Biljon

  Jade is our August 2017 Tutor of the Month! Jade is currently studying a BSc. in Information Technology at the Pearson Institute for Higher Education, and last year she completed a Higher Certificate in Systems Engineering at the same institution. She achieved 5 distinctions for Matric, graduating Cum Laude. Jade has been tutoring primarily […]

On Set with BrightSparkz Tutors

Lights, camera, action! In the year that BrightSparkz Tutors has been providing film production companies with on-set (location) tutors and childminders, our tutors have travelled all over South Africa, from Mpumalanga and the Drakensberg, to the Cederberg and all over Cape Town. No day is ever the same, with stunts taking place, weather being made, […]

Tutor Of The Month: Erin Miller

  Erin is our July 2017 Tutor of the Month! Erin matriculated from St Andrews School for Girls in 2014 with excellent results all-round, and is currently in her 3rd year of a BA Psychology degree at the University of Pretoria. She is truly passionate about education and would like to teach special needs children […]

Concession Facilitators: Making exams less stressful!

What does a Concession Facilitator do? At BrightSparkz, our Concession Facilitators (readers, scribes and prompters) ensure that all students have simple, smooth, and stress-free test and exam periods. By providing direct and personalized instruction alongside high-end proficiency in transcribing talent, a BrightSparkz Concession Facilitator ensures that your knowledge is truly reflected in the written component […]

Tutor Of The Month: Genna Moss

  Genna is our June 2017 Tutor of the Month! Genna is currently in her third year of a Bachelor of Science majoring in Geology and Chemistry at UCT and matriculated from Wynberg Girls’ High School in 2013, having received 4 distinctions in Maths, Biology, Geography and Life Orientation. While still in high school she worked as a peer tutor […]