Sigried W

Hi, I’m Sigried! I have completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and hold a degree in Afrikaans and English Literature. I am super passionate about these languages and skilled in online tutoring. My aim as a tutor is to inspire my learners with the same motivation and perseverance that drive me. I love the Afrikaans language, and my passion is evident in the way I teach my classes, making them engaging and enjoyable.

I am a creative and energetic tutor with a wealth of experience in online tutoring. My role is to ensure that each learner feels comfortable and knows that it’s okay to ask questions. I provide a helping hand and patiently break down concepts, creating a supportive and nurturing learning environment. I believe that fostering a positive atmosphere is essential for effective learning, and I strive to make every lesson a rewarding experience.

In my spare time, I enjoy a variety of creative activities such as knitting, embroidery, and photography. I am always busy with something new and creative, which helps me bring fresh ideas into my tutoring sessions. I also love reading, spending time in nature, and experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen. These interests not only enrich my life but also enhance my teaching by adding a touch of creativity and enthusiasm to everything I do.

Jenna N

Hi, I’m Jenna! I’m currently pursuing a Bachelor of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria, a journey fueled by my love for animals and a keen interest in their health and well-being. During my matric year, I achieved six distinctions, showcasing my dedication to academic excellence. My scores included an impressive 97% in both Business Studies and Mathematics, 92% in Afrikaans First Additional Language and English, 86% in Life Orientation, and 90% in Life Sciences. These achievements reflect not only my hard work but also my ability to master a range of subjects. As I transition into tutoring, I am eager to share my knowledge and learning strategies with students, helping them achieve their own academic success.

Having experienced the benefits of tutoring firsthand, I understand the value of personalized learning and the difference it can make. I know what it takes to excel academically and the standard required to perform at one’s best. As a tutor, my goal is to go beyond merely helping students understand their coursework. I aim to provide an extra challenge and solidify what has already been taught, ensuring a deep and comprehensive grasp of the material. My approach is to be flexible and accommodating, tailoring each session to the student’s unique needs and schedule. Whether it’s strengthening foundational skills or pushing the boundaries to explore advanced concepts, I am here to support and inspire my students every step of the way.

In my spare time, I am deeply passionate about rhino conservation and have been actively involved with veterinarians working on fertility treatments for these incredible creatures. This hands-on experience not only enhances my knowledge in veterinary science but also aligns with my commitment to making a positive impact in the world. Additionally, I have a strong affinity for working with children. I have been part of the Kid’s Ministry team at my church for several years and volunteered with African Havens, where I enjoyed guiding and nurturing young minds. These experiences have shaped my approach to tutoring, where I aim to create a supportive and engaging learning environment. I’m enthusiastic about helping students reach their full potential and excited to embark on this educational journey together

Helandi V

Hello! I’m Helandi Van Der Merwe, currently pursuing a BSc in Biomedical Mathematical Sciences. In my matric year, I achieved seven distinctions, reflecting my dedication to academic excellence. With 90% in English, 92% in Mathematics, 87% in Life Orientation, 93% in Life Science, 92% in Physical Science, 98% in German, and 89% in Afrikaans, I’ve cultivated a strong foundation across various subjects.

As a tutor, my commitment goes beyond the classroom. I believe in putting in the extra effort to ensure my students excel. My approach revolves around tailoring lessons to each learner’s unique needs and adapting to their preferred learning style. Outside academia, I find solace in nature through activities like hiking, picnics, and canoeing, as well as enjoying a game of squash. Crafting is another passion of mine, whether it’s baking delicious treats or crocheting intricate designs. And when I’m not outdoors or crafting, you’ll often find me engrossed in the pages of both fiction and non-fiction books, constantly expanding my horizons and nurturing my love for knowledge.

Sidney N

Hi, I’m Sidney! I have completed a BHSc in Pharmacology (Honours) at WITS, successfully navigating my studies within the set timeframe despite the challenges posed by COVID-19. My academic journey was marked by hard work and resilience, culminating in my induction into the Golden Key Society, which recognizes the top-performing students. In my matric year, I achieved three distinctions: 81% in Mathematics, 80% in Afrikaans, and 89% in Life Orientation. These achievements have fueled my passion for learning and teaching.

Since 2022, I have been tutoring students, focusing primarily on first-year university students pursuing a BA and offering a comprehensive Study Skills Crash Course. As a tutor, I aim to fulfill multiple roles: I listen to my students’ needs, simplify complex concepts, and provide new perspectives to enhance their understanding. My past experiences as both a student and a tutor have been incredibly rewarding. I have seen firsthand how a tutor can significantly impact a student’s academic journey, just as my own tutors did for me. This belief drives me to help my students achieve their full potential.

In my spare time, I enjoy a variety of activities that keep me balanced and motivated. I love reading, crocheting, painting, walking, going to the gym, spending time with animals, and cooking. These hobbies allow me to relax and recharge, which is essential for maintaining a healthy work-life balance. I firmly believe that with the right guidance and motivation, anyone can improve and succeed academically. I look forward to helping my students develop their skills and confidence, just as I have over the years.

Jan T

Hi, I’m Jan! I have completed my Chemical Engineering degree at UP, a Master of Business Leadership, a B.Sc. in Information Technology, and a PGCE at UNISA. My diverse educational background has equipped me with a solid foundation in both technical and pedagogical skills, which I bring into my teaching practice. Over the past six years, I have been working as a full-time teacher, instructing students in a variety of subjects, including Computer Applications Technology (CAT).

As a tutor, I focus on identifying and addressing the gaps in my students’ understanding. I strive to create a comfortable and supportive environment where students feel confident to ask questions and delve into challenging areas. I believe that giving extra focus and practice to these difficult topics is crucial for mastering the material. I am passionate about gaining and sharing knowledge, and my goal is to help students achieve their academic potential by providing personalized and effective tutoring.

In my spare time, I enjoy engaging in hobbies such as miniature modeling, reading, electronics, 3D printing, and working with computers. These activities not only allow me to relax and unwind but also keep me updated with the latest technological advancements. By incorporating my hobbies into my teaching, I can make learning more engaging and relatable for my students. I am committed to continuing my journey of learning and sharing, and I look forward to helping more students succeed and develop a love for learning.

MaryLynn K

Hi, I’m MaryLynn Kemp, and I have completed a B.Ed Honours in Computer Integrated Technology and a B.Ed in Intermediate Phase Teaching. With my background as a qualified teacher and extensive tutoring experience, I have developed a strong foundation in supporting both teachers and students to achieve their academic goals.

I have also had the rewarding experience of working with special needs students, such as assisting a young student with a cochlear implant to better understand class instructions. I am skilled at engaging young students who have low concentration spans, ensuring they stay focused and succeed in their learning. As a tutor, my goal is to provide extra support to both the teacher and the child, helping them excel in their educational journey.

I am patient, persistent, and methodical in my approach, ensuring that information is conveyed clearly and comprehensively. My interactive style includes continuously testing students’ knowledge as we progress, making the learning experience both engaging and effective. In my spare time, I enjoy nurturing my love for plants and animals, indulging in poetry and ballroom dancing, and sharing good food and company with friends.

Cara R

Hello, I’m Cara Roberts, and I’m passionate about empowering students to unlock their full potential. Graduating with six distinctions in 2018 was just the beginning of my journey. Currently pursuing my Diploma in Accounting through UNISA, I’m fueled by a love for languages and continuous learning. Proficient in Afrikaans, English, and German, I bring a diverse linguistic toolkit to my tutoring sessions. With a TEFL teaching certificate under my belt, I’ve honed my skills in working with children, tailoring my teaching approach to accommodate each individual’s unique learning style. Patience is my virtue, and I thrive on fostering a supportive and nurturing environment for my students. Whether it’s overcoming academic challenges or cultivating life skills, I’m here to guide and inspire.

Beyond academics, I find joy in horse riding during my leisure time. This passion for equestrianism mirrors my approach to tutoring—patient, persistent, and focused on growth. If you’re seeking a tutor who not only imparts knowledge but also cultivates confidence and resilience in your child, look no further. Together, let’s embark on a journey of learning, exploration, and personal development.

Cara R

Hello, I’m Cara Roberts, and I’m passionate about empowering students to unlock their full potential. Graduating with six distinctions in 2018 was just the beginning of my journey. Currently pursuing my Diploma in Accounting through UNISA, I’m fueled by a love for languages and continuous learning.

Proficient in Afrikaans, English, and German, I bring a diverse linguistic toolkit to my tutoring sessions. With a TEFL teaching certificate under my belt, I’ve honed my skills in working with children, tailoring my teaching approach to accommodate each individual’s unique learning style. Patience is my virtue, and I thrive on fostering a supportive and nurturing environment for my students. Whether it’s overcoming academic challenges or cultivating life skills, I’m here to guide and inspire.

Beyond academics, I find joy in horse riding during my leisure time. This passion for equestrianism mirrors my approach to tutoring—patient, persistent, and focused on growth. If you’re seeking a tutor who not only imparts knowledge but also cultivates confidence and resilience in your child, look no further. Together, let’s embark on a journey of learning, exploration, and personal development.

Kyle B

Hello, I’m Kyle Botes, and I’m passionate about leveraging technology to solve real-world problems. With an Honours degree in Information Technology from the University of Johannesburg and a solid academic foundation that includes achieving distinctions during my matric year, I’ve embarked on a journey as a Data Science apprentice.

My educational journey has been enriched by participation in various events such as the Microsoft Imagine Cup and the CSIR Datathon, culminating in the publication of a paper at ASM ICPE 2023. Additionally, I’ve had the privilege of tutoring undergraduate students from years 1 to 3 at my alma mater, where I’ve been able to share my enthusiasm for learning and exploration in the field.

Outside the realm of technology, I find balance and rejuvenation through my hobbies. Whether immersing myself in strategic gameplay, venturing into the great outdoors for a hike, or simply unwinding with friends, I believe in embracing diverse experiences to foster personal growth and creativity.