Guenever W

Hi, I’m Guenever! I have completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Education for the senior phase and have amassed 13 years of formal teaching experience. Throughout my career, I have facilitated learning in classes ranging from 1 to 90 students, adapting to various educational environments and needs. My teaching journey has taken me to South Korea, where I taught conversational English, and back home, where I disseminated the CAPS curriculum to neurodivergent students in a remedial setting.

As a tutor, I aim to create a supportive and engaging learning atmosphere that caters to the unique needs of each student. I believe in the importance of fostering a love for learning and helping students build confidence in their abilities. By incorporating interactive and personalized teaching methods, I strive to make the learning experience both enjoyable and effective.

In my spare time, I enjoy indulging in creative pursuits like making my own jewelry and writing. These hobbies allow me to express myself and unwind. Additionally, I am an avid Star Wars fan and love diving into the rich universe of its stories and characters. This blend of creativity and passion enriches my approach to tutoring, making it a fulfilling and dynamic experience for my students.

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

Keabetswe M

Hello! I’m Keabetswe Meela, a dedicated tutor currently pursuing a Bachelor of Business Science in Computer Science at UCT.

My passion for education and helping others succeed began during my high school years, where I achieved four distinctions, including top achiever in several subjects, at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls. Since then, I’ve been actively involved in tutoring Mathematics, Science, and IT, starting in 2020.

Additionally, I’ve gained valuable experience as a part-time babysitter, further honing my interpersonal and organizational skills. My commitment to giving back to the community has led me to engage in various community service activities at schools and pre-schools. As I continue my academic journey, I find balance by indulging in my love for live jazz performances, as well as immersing myself in the world of literature through reading and writing poetry.

In my tutoring approach, I strive to create an engaging and supportive learning environment where students feel empowered to explore and excel in their academic pursuits. With a strong foundation in subjects like Mathematics, Science, and IT, coupled with my own experiences as a diligent student, I offer personalized guidance tailored to each student’s unique learning style and goals. Whether it’s breaking down complex concepts, providing additional practice materials, or offering mentorship beyond the classroom, I am committed to helping my students unlock their full potential and achieve academic success. Together, we’ll navigate through challenges, celebrate milestones, and embark on a journey of continuous growth and discovery.

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.

Hi there! I’m Lukhanyo Bongelo, and I’m currently immersed in the fascinating world of Astrophysics and Mathematics as I pursue my Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Cape Town. My passion for these subjects was ignited during my high school years, where I achieved an impressive five distinctions in subjects like Mathematics, English, Life Sciences, and Physical Sciences. Now, in my second year of university, I channel that passion into tutoring, aiming not only to help students grasp complex concepts but also to inspire a genuine love for Mathematics and Sciences. My approach to tutoring goes beyond just academic understanding; it’s about fostering curiosity and igniting a lifelong passion for learning.

Outside of the academic realm, I’ve always had a diverse range of interests. Since grade 9, I’ve been actively involved in sports like rugby and football, even earning a spot on the provincial rugby team. Last year, I discovered a new passion for ice skating, finding joy in the graceful movement and precision of the sport. Additionally, I have a deep appreciation for choral music, finding solace and inspiration in its harmonious melodies. Through my varied interests and experiences, I bring a well-rounded perspective to tutoring, creating an engaging and dynamic learning environment where students can thrive academically and beyond.

Kwanda D

Hello, I’m Kwanda, currently immersed in completing a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree. My academic journey began with a stellar performance in my matric year, where I achieved seven distinctions, including 100% in Mathematics and outstanding results in subjects like Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and languages. These achievements not only demonstrate my mastery of the subjects but also my knack for making complex concepts understandable. As your tutor, I specialize in Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Life Sciences, drawing upon my solid foundation of knowledge and dedication to guide you toward academic excellence.

Currently in my third year of the MBChB program at UCT, I continue to deepen my understanding of the sciences while maintaining a passion for teaching and learning. Beyond academia, I find joy in baking and unwinding with movies. Join me on this educational journey, where I’ll not only help you grasp challenging concepts but also inspire you to reach your full potential.

Claudeen K

Hello, I’m Claudeen, currently pursuing a BA major in Psychology & Art History. My journey in education and support began with a National Diploma in the Wellness Science field, where I worked as a product training consultant and medical representative for a medical distributing company. This experience ignited my passion for empowering individuals and businesses.

Transitioning from corporate, I prioritized supporting my children, engaging in homeschooling from grade 4 to grade 10 while completing additional training in facilitating learners with learning differences like dyslexia, autism, and PDA. My belief that learning thrives in a connected and safe environment shapes my approach. Additionally, as a part-time Psychology student at Unisa since 2021, I relish being a student again, embracing midlife with enthusiasm. Beyond academics, my interests in art, vegetable gardening, and horse riding enrich my perspective, and I’m eager to help my learners discover their strengths and boost their academic confidence.