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Price Guide
Primary R 123.00
High School R 200.00
Exam Prep R 200.00


Price Guide
Primary R 123.00
High School R 200.00
Exam Prep R 200.00
University R 300.00
Adult R 300.00

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Personal Description:

With a strong academic background and extensive teaching experience, I am a dedicated and goal-driven professional in the field of education. Holding a Bachelor of Arts Honors in Setswana and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, I am currently pursuing a Masters of African Languages and Linguistics to further enhance my expertise. Throughout my 5 years as a teacher at both school and tertiary level, I have honed my skills in delivering effective instruction and fostering an engaging learning environment. As a Lecturer, I have developed an ability to teach through the medium of Setswana, allowing me to connect with students on a deeper level. Passionate about community engagement, I strive to make a positive impact beyond the classroom. I continuously explore innovative ways to motivate students, challenging them to deepen their knowledge and understanding while providing appropriate feedback, encouragement, and assistance. This approach has consistently yielded exceptional results from my students. Having a sound understanding of research and scholarly activities, I possess the willingness to publish in accredited journals and actively participate in research projects. My commitment to continuous learning is complemented by excellent verbal and written communication skills, superior listening abilities, and exceptional presentation skills. Thriving under pressure, I excel in planning and organizing tasks effectively. Whether working independently or within a team setting, I constantly seek opportunities to improve teaching methods and expand my knowledge base. Time-management is one of my strengths, ensuring that deadlines are met without compromising quality. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) enhances my ability to create engaging learning materials for students. My attention to detail coupled with impeccable organizational skills allows for seamless execution of administrative responsibilities. As an enthusiastic teaching professional with diverse skills and qualifications, I am committed to creating an inspiring educational experience for students while contributing positively to the field of education through research and community engagement.

Tutoring Experience:

Throughout my 5 years of teaching experience, both at the school and tertiary level, I have cultivated and refined my skills in delivering effective instruction and creating an engaging learning environment. As a Lecturer, I have developed a unique ability to teach through the medium of Setswana, enabling me to connect with students on a deeper level. One aspect that sets me apart as an educator is my passion for community engagement. I firmly believe that education extends beyond the confines of the classroom, and strive to make a positive impact within the wider community. By actively seeking out opportunities for collaboration and outreach programs, I aim to promote lifelong learning and empower individuals to reach their full potential. In order to motivate my students and encourage them to deepen their knowledge and understanding, I consistently explore innovative teaching methods. By incorporating technology, interactive activities, and real-world examples into my lessons, I challenge students to think critically and apply their learning in practical ways. This approach not only keeps students engaged but also fosters a sense of curiosity and excitement about the subject matter. Providing appropriate feedback, encouragement, and assistance is crucial in helping students achieve their academic goals. I take great care in evaluating student progress and tailoring my support strategies based on individual needs. By regularly assessing student performance through formative assessments, quizzes, and projects, I am able to identify areas for improvement and provide targeted years of teaching experience have equipped me with the necessary skills to deliver effective instruction while fostering an engaging learning environment. Through my ability to teach in Setswana, passion for community engagement, innovative teaching methods, and dedication to providing personalized support, I have consistently achieved exceptional results from my students. As an educator, I am committed to making a positive impact and continuously strive for excellence in my teaching practice.

Tutoring Approach:

As a lecturer who firmly associates myself with the combination of constructivism, behaviorism, nativism, and content-based instruction approaches to teaching, I am committed to providing a transformative and rigorous learning experience for my students. My approach is centered around the belief that learners construct knowledge through active engagement, while also acknowledging the importance of external stimuli and innate cognitive processes. Drawing on constructivist principles, I encourage collaborative and interactive activities in the classroom, where students actively participate in constructing their own understanding of concepts. By facilitating discussions, group work, and hands-on experiences, I aim to foster critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, and creativity among my students. Simultaneously, I recognize the role of behaviorism in shaping student behaviours and fostering discipline. Through clear expectations, structured routines, positive reinforcement strategies, and consistent feedback mechanisms, I strive to create a supportive environment that maximizes learning outcomes. My goal is to motivate students by rewarding their achievements and guiding them towards self-regulated learning. I embrace nativist theories that emphasize the innate language acquisition capabilities of individuals. By integrating authentic materials and real-world contexts into my lessons, I aim to facilitate language proficiency development while respecting cultural diversity. This approach allows students to connect prior knowledge with new information effectively. employing content-based instruction ensures that subject matter expertise forms the foundation of my teaching practices. By selecting relevant and meaningful topics aligned with curriculum objectives, I ensure that students are not only acquiring language skills but also gaining an in-depth understanding of academic content across various disciplines. my unique blend of constructivism, behaviorism, nativism, and content-based instruction approaches provides a comprehensive framework that empowers learners as active participants in their educational journey. Through this holistic approach, I believe that every student has the potential to thrive academically while developing essential life skills necessary for success.

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Native Language: Tswana
Additional Languages: English
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • North West University (2019) - Bachelors of Arts honors in Setswana (Other) (✔ On File)
  • North west University (2018) - Bachelors of Arts in Communications (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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