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Rest, Relax & Regroup

The Importance of the School Recess Period After a busy year of classroom learning, tests and exams, homework, school socials, extra-curricular activities and sport, the end of the school year break is eagerly anticipated by most learners! It is a time to get together with their friends, sleep in, look forward to a possible family […]

Is It Worth Writing Matric Supplementary Exams?

Should you write a supplementary exam? If you have written your matric examinations and your results were disappointing, you have an option to improve your results.  Perhaps you passed grade 12 but failed to get the good results you need for university entrance for a specific course? Maybe you failed matric and don’t qualify to […]

Why tutoring is the best part-time job

Looking for a part-time job? Be a Tutor! If you are interested in getting a part-time job, there are so many options available to you – it’s often daunting trying to choose! Part-time jobs may require different skills sets, and range from less skilled jobs (washing dishes or flipping burgers), to the highly-skilled spectrum where […]

Tutor Of The Month: Marc Kasongo

Marc is our November 2017 Tutor of the Month! We are proud to announce that Marc Kasongo is our Tutor of the Month for November! Marc is one of our newer tutors who has proven himself as an incredible asset to our team very quickly. He receives excellent feedback from all the clients he works […]

Project 10 000 – Making a Difference

My Experience Working as a BrightSparkz Project 10 000 Tutor I am grateful to have been given the opportunity to be part of the BrightSparkz team, and Project 10 000 in particular. One of the things that I have learnt as a tutor is that professionalism is key. This includes everything from how I communicate […]

Why I Love Tutoring

If I had a dollar for every time someone had encouraged me to teach, well, I’d just have a dollar. Ever since I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a teacher. I admired my teachers throughout my schooling years; the good and the bad. There is always something you can learn from them, whether that […]

Tutor Of The Month: Bassie Nkhereanye

  Bassie is our October 2017 Tutor of the Month! Bassie has completed his B.Ed Degree at the University of Johannesburg, specializing in Senior and FET phase education, and majoring in the subjects of Mathematical and Life Sciences. He matriculated from Grosvenor Boys’ High School with distinctions for all of his subjects, including 85% for […]

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. […]