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Tutor of the Month: June 2018

Hentis G is our June 2018 Tutor of the Month! Hentis has been a BrightSparkz tutor since November2017, assisting learners with languages, Mathematics, Economics, Accounting and Statistics.   Hentis matriculated from Garsfontein High School in 2015 with excellent results all round – including 3 distinctions. He is currently in his 3rd year of BCom Accounting […]

Tutoring for Kids with Special Needs

It may seem as though the prevalence of children with special needs is increasing, however, what is actually happening is that people are being more open and honest about their difficulties and special needs. This leads to more children being diagnosed with learning difficulties like ADD, ADHD, Autism spectrum disorders, dyslexia, amongst other difficulties. Whether […]

Tutor of the Month: May 2018

Marlene V is our Mayl 2018 Tutor of the Month! Marlene has been a part of our team since June 2017 helping students with tutoring and concessions facilitation in the Sandton area!    Marlene is one of our more mature and experienced tutors, she has been part of our team since mid-2017, and in this […]

Blanking Out During Exams

What to do when you blank out in an examination Blanking out in an exam, whether it happens once or every time you face a test situation, is an unnerving and frustrating experience. Usually exam stress and blanking out is caused by anxiety. There is a great deal of pressure to perform well in exams […]

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The Benefits of Learning Another Language

Learning local languages can benefit brain and social development While the prospect of learning another language may be daunting, especially if you struggled to get decent grades for your mother tongue at at school, there are many good reasons to do so. South Africans may be at an advantage in this regard compared to many other […]

Tutor of the Month: April 2018

Luke H is our April 2018 Tutor of the Month! Luke has been a part of our team since October 2017 helping struggling students in the Hillcrest area!  He is an excellent tutor with a passion for Science and Accounting and he knows the importance for setting small goals in order to reach the top. Luke has […]

Making the most of your part-time job

Why professional behaviour in your part-time job counts – big time! You’ve finished school and begun the next step of your life journey, be it studying full or part-time, or perhaps taking a gap year. Maybe you’re even looking for a full-time job and it’s taking longer than you thought. Either way, you have time […]

Tutor of the Month: March 2018

Zandi P is our March 2018 Tutor of the Month! Zandi matriculated in 2009 from Hyde Park (IEB) with great results all-round. She then went on to complete her Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance and Management through the University of the Witwatersrand, and is currently studying her CIMA Certificate while working part-time. In her […]