Janis T

Hi there, I’m Janis, and I hold an M.Ed in Environmental Education. With a passion for both education and children, I’ve been tutoring since 1992 when I began teaching English in Taiwan. From tutoring youths in South African townships on environmental issues to assisting primary school children with all subjects and high school students in languages, my experience spans a diverse range of learners. As a parent of two high school sons in Fish Hoek, I understand the importance of patience and innovation in tutoring. I strive to make learning enjoyable by incorporating a mix of written activities, interactive tasks, quizzes, and more, tailored to each student’s needs.

Join me on a journey where learning meets fun! Together, we’ll navigate through the essential work while integrating child-friendly tasks to enhance understanding. With buckets of patience and a wealth of innovative tutoring techniques, I’m committed to fostering an engaging and effective learning environment for your child. Let’s embark on this educational adventure together – watch this space for exciting progress!

SECHABA M

Hello, I’m Sechaba, currently completing my Bachelor of Laws Degree at the University of Pretoria. In my matric year, I achieved remarkable success with six distinctions, demonstrating my dedication to academic excellence. Noteworthy accomplishments include 88% in English, 87% in Math Literacy, 86% in Life Orientation, 83% in Economics, 91% in Tourism, and 86% in History. As a tutor, my passion for academia stems from my own high grades in high school. I firmly believe that all students possess the desire to excel, and I aim to be the one who nurtures that desire and plants the seeds of success in their academic journey. My approach is centered on expanding and enhancing understanding rather than rote memorization, putting in the extra work to ensure students gain a deeper comprehension of the topics at hand.

In my spare time, I am deeply involved in Moot Court Competitions, a passion that has driven me to participate in numerous competitions during my first year. Engaging in moot court has not only provided me with advocacy skills but also honed my research abilities.

Zanele S

Hello, I’m Zanele, and I’m currently pursuing a BSc in Physical Sciences with a focus on Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, and Physics at the University of Witwatersrand. In my matric year, I proudly achieved three distinctions, notably scoring 91% in Physical Science and 86% in Maths. These accomplishments underscore my dedication to the subjects and my commitment to academic excellence.

I’ve been actively involved in tutoring since 2019, where I discovered my passion for helping others understand complex scientific concepts. As a tutor, my primary goal is to simplify these subjects and make them more comprehensible for students. I recognize that each student learns differently and at their own pace, so my approach involves filling in knowledge gaps and tailoring my teaching to accommodate diverse learning styles. Beyond academics, I find joy in the world of art, spending my spare time painting and sketching. Additionally, my commitment to community service shines through my love for volunteering, especially in assisting children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Chloé F

Hello, I’m Chloé Farmer, and I am currently immersed in my Bachelor of Social Science, specializing in Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. During my matric year, I achieved significant academic success with distinctions in various subjects, including 87% in Afrikaans, 86% in English, 88% in History, 81% in Business Studies, and 85% in Life Orientation. These accomplishments reflect my commitment to academic excellence and my well-rounded approach to education.

As a tutor, my primary goal is to create an inclusive and comfortable learning environment where students can thrive. I firmly believe that building a strong rapport with learners is essential for effective teaching. My approach centers on understanding the individual needs of each student through personalized, one-on-one attention. Working with people is a source of inspiration for me, fueling my purpose and ambition. My passion for education aligns seamlessly with my future goals, and I am dedicated to imparting knowledge in a way that not only helps students succeed academically but also instills a love for learning.

Outside the realm of academia, I find joy in a diverse range of hobbies, ranging from the exhilaration of outdoor activities like hiking and running to the more contemplative pleasures of reading and writing. These experiences have shaped my character, making me a diligent and dedicated individual who values collaboration. My patient, supportive, and compassionate nature, combined with my commitment to fostering a safe and lively learning environment, positions me as an excellent tutor dedicated to facilitating understanding and improvement in my students.

Nadia V

Hello, I’m Nadia Van Niekerk, and I am currently immersed in the exciting journey of completing a BEd Intermediate Phase with a focus on major subjects such as Mathematics and Natural Science & Technology. My academic journey has been marked by a commitment to excellence, exemplified by my achievement of distinctions during my matric year, including an outstanding 93% in Maths Literacy. This accomplishment reflects not only my proficiency in the subject but also my dedication to mastering the art of teaching and learning.

With three years of tutoring experience under my belt, I have honed my skills in imparting knowledge and fostering a positive and engaging learning environment. As a tutor, my primary objective is to share my major passion for teaching and learning. I believe that education is a transformative journey, and I am dedicated to instilling in my students the same enthusiasm and curiosity that has fueled my own academic pursuits. Through personalized and dynamic teaching methods, I strive to make complex concepts accessible and enjoyable, nurturing a love for learning that extends beyond the confines of the classroom.

Julia C

Hello, I’m Julia, and I’m excited to introduce myself as your potential tutor. I hold a BA undergraduate degree from the University of Pretoria, where I majored in psychology and proudly achieved a distinction over the three years of my studies. To further broaden my horizons, I’ve also earned a TEFL certificate for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Currently, I’m pursuing Graphic Design to expand my skill set. I’m passionate about creating a calm and unhurried learning environment where students can freely ask questions, having been through the hustle of busy classrooms where seeking help can be challenging.

In my matric year, I earned three distinctions, showcasing my commitment to academic excellence. As a tutor, my primary goal is to identify the underlying issues students face in specific subjects and address them systematically. I believe in fostering a deep understanding and conclude each session with a comprehensive overview to ensure all knowledge gaps are filled, leaving students with a strong grasp of the material. Beyond academics, my interests lie in animals, plants, and conservation, which reflects my commitment to a well-rounded and holistic approach to education and personal growth.

Zinhle N

Hello, I’m Zinhle, and I’m in the process of completing my Bachelor of Education, specializing in the senior and Further Education and Training (FET) phases. With a few months of tutoring experience under my belt, I’ve come to appreciate the transformative power of personalized education. As a dedicated teacher, my mission as a tutor is to offer this tailored approach, providing students with the personalized attention and support that can truly make a difference in their understanding and progress. I have a genuine passion for teaching and thrive on engaging with others. My primary goal is to create an environment in which students feel comfortable asking questions, exploring their curiosities, and reaching their full academic potential.

Outside of my educational pursuits, I value honesty, curiosity, and responsibility. These values not only guide my personal life but also shape my tutoring philosophy. By fostering an atmosphere of trust, encouraging curiosity, and instilling a sense of responsibility, I aim to inspire my students to approach their learning with the same dedication and enthusiasm that I hold. It’s a privilege for me to work with students and help them on their educational journey towards success.

Nontobeko M

Hello, I’m Nontobeko, and I’m delighted to introduce myself as your tutor. Armed with a BSc Honors degree in applied mathematics, I have a strong foundation in the world of numbers and problem-solving. My academic journey began with impressive achievements during my matric year, where I secured two distinctions, notably excelling with an 81% in isiZulu and an 80% in mathematics, highlighting my dedication to both language and mathematical precision.

My passion for mathematics extends beyond the classroom, as I’ve gained valuable experience tutoring 2nd and 3rd-year Applied Mathematics modules at the university level. My tutoring philosophy revolves around helping students truly grasp the material while fostering meaningful connections with them. I believe that understanding the subject matter goes hand in hand with building rapport, creating an environment where students feel comfortable asking questions and seeking guidance. Outside the world of numbers and equations, I find joy in my spare time by hiking, exploring the great outdoors, expressing my creativity through art, and experimenting with new flavors in the kitchen. I look forward to joining you on your academic journey and helping you unlock the mysteries of mathematics.

Bran-Leigh C

I’m Bran-Leigh! I did exceptionally well in my Matric year, having finished strong with 3 distinctions which I obtained in LO & Maths Literacy with 82% and 80% in Afrikaans and B’s for the rest of my subjects. Since then, I have graduated with a BA in Theatre and Performance at university where I majored in Dance Pedagogy and graduated with distinction. I am now currently studying a Postgraduate Certificate in Education in FET teaching.

I am passionate about education and helping learners grasp concepts in ways that are suited to their specific educational needs. I have also gained experience at the Amy Foundation as a dance teacher for youth. People would describe me as kind, passionate and hard-working.

In my spare time, I enjoy working with children and being involved at my local church and bible study.

Aimee N

I’m Aimee! I obtained great results in my last year of high school having received 4 distinctions in the following subjects: Geography (83%), History (82%), Maths Literacy (92%), and LO (88%). I also attained excellent results in English, Biology and Afrikaans; 3rd highest marks in my grade for prelim results. My thirst for knowledge in the Horticultural field afforded my acceptance at university, where I have attained distinctions for all my subjects to date.

As part of my personal community service, I have tutored English and Afrikaans at a primary school level. I find sharing my knowledge and assisting students to reach their academic goals to be extremely rewarding to me.

My hobbies include working out, sewing and of course gardening, which ties up with my studies.