Tutor of the Month: February 2019

Monique S is our February 2019 Tutor of the Month!

Monique has been a BrightSparkz tutor since October 2017, and she has done an amazing 225 hours of tutoring for us!
Monique matriculated in 2015 with excellent results, including two distinctions. She then went on to study her Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting Science through the University of Pretoria. Monique joined BrightSparkz in 2017 and has an amazing achievement of over 225 tutoring hours with us, having tutored a variety of Grades and Subjects with great success and excellent feedback. One of her specialty subjects is Afrikaans and she is one of our trained Afrikaans Boot Camp facilitators. Monique is a friendly, helpful and hard working tutor. She has great problem solving skills and always goes above and beyond for her clients and students. Monique has been an outstanding tutor and such a pleasure to work with as she is always willing, even at short notice for any last minute requests. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, going to the gym and playing the piano. She balances her studies, work and social life well but always puts her students first.

Thank you Monique, you are an incredible tutor, and we are so very proud to have you as part of our BrightSparkz Team.


Tutor of the Month: January 2019

Michael M is our January 2019 Tutor of the Month!

Michael has been a BrightSparkz tutor since May 2018, and he has done an amazing 144 hours of tutoring for us!
Michael matriculated on the Cambridge curriculum from Highfield High School in 2010 with excellent results, and went on to complete his BSc Honours in Mathematics and his Post Graduate Certificate in Education, specializing in Mathematics. He has taught at Holy Rosary and St Jude before, where he was voted best Maths teacher and best teacher. Michael is currently teaching Maths at Holy Cross and has in total tutored more than 6 years on top of his teaching experience, including tutoring UNISA students for a year. He is a fantastic communicator, who engages his learners with diagrams and simplified explanations, and who describes himself as patient and analytical. He has been a Maths teacher for more than 10 years, and has tutored Maths to learners in Grades 8, 9, 11 and 12, as well as tutoring Applied Mathematics to a university Engineering student!
Here’s what Michael’s learners have to say about him:
“My son, Daniel, felt the work was explained in another manner than at school which made the topic being studied much clearer. It seems as though he has a new enthusiasm/motivation to work on Maths.”
“I am absolutely thrilled with Michael. Thank you. He has identified where the problems lie and is going to do the schedule accordingly.”
Thank you for all your hard work Michael!