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Mathematics & Mathematical Literacy

We are very fortunate to have an excellent, enthusiastic team of Mathematics teachers at Alberton High.

Our goal is to motivate the learners to enjoy Mathematics and to find it logical, interesting and challenging.

Four of our classrooms have been equipped with data projectors and computers to encourage teaching of Mathematics using methods that allow learners to learn in a stimulation-rich manner.

We have a program in the afternoons to assist our gifted learners, as well as those who struggle with the subject.

In addition, we arrange extra lessons for learners who have registered to do the optional assessment standards in Mathematics by making use of an expert in this field.

We promote Mathematics Olympiads and involve our junior learners in Mathematical Challenges.

Our Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy learners and teachers of 2011 did us proud by achieving the highest average in the district!

Mr K Mojapelo

Mr K. Mojapelo
Secondary Teacher's Diploma; Further Diploma in Education
HOD Physical Science; Maths & Maths Literacy; Technology; Natural Sciences

Mr Mojapelo has been at AHS for a number years, and oversees detention extramural. His interests include reading the bible, listening to Gospel music, worship, prayer, soccer, keeping up-to-date with current affairs and teaching

Mrs B. Coetsee

Mrs B. Coetsee
B. Econ; H.E.D. (Stellenbosch)
Mathematics & Accounting

Mrs Coetsee teaches Grade 8 and 9 Mathematics. She is the senior teacher in charge of the GET Mathematics phase. Mrs Coetsee has a passion for teaching Mathematics and is always busy investigating new ways and methods of trying to improve the mathematical skills of our Grade 8 and 9 learners. She is also involved in the Mathematics Olympiad and organises the Mathematical Challenge for the grade 8’s. Besides teaching Mathematics, she is involved in the Tuckshop, Catering, Welfare, Staff Development and coaches Athletics, cycling and cricket. Mrs Coetsee has been teaching at Alberton High for over 20 years and is also a very experienced and competent Accountancy teacher.

Mrs B.L. Schultz

Mrs B. Schultz
B. Ed - FET Mathematics (Wits)
Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy

Mrs Schultz teaches Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy and Grade 8 to 9 Mathematics. She is the subject controller for Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy. She also received an award for being one of the top Mathematical Literacy Teachers in the district in 2010. In her first year of teaching she was selected as a cluster leader for Mathematical Literacy in the district. She is also a marker for the NSC examinations for Mathematical Literacy. Miss Blair is an extremely competent teacher who is very involved extramural. She coaches Athletics, Hockey and Touch Rugby. She is a member of the Golden Key International Honours Society SA and at her graduation in 2009 she received the very prestigious award “Professional Competence in the Bachelor of Education degree FET Phase Mathematics” by NAPTOSA. She sets very high standards not only for herself but also for her learners. She is currently in her third year of teaching at Alberton High. We are very proud of her, our own ex-pupil of Alberton High!

Mr M. Vermeulen

Mr M. Vermeulen
THED (Pretoria)
Mathematics Grade 10; Mathematical Literacy Grade 12

Mr Vermeulen is not only an outstanding Rugby coach, but also an excellent teacher who has been teaching for more than 18 years. He received an award for being one of the top Mathematical Literacy teachers of 2010 in the district. He is involved in leadership and is currently in charge of the Junior Councilor Body. He teaches Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy and Grade 10 Mathematics. He is also the subject controller for Grade 10 and is a NSC marker for Mathematical Literacy.

Mr T. De Bruin

Mr T. De Bruin
Mathematics Grade 10-12

Mr De Bruin teaches Grade 10, 11 and 12 Mathematics. He is the subject controller for the Grade 12’s and has vast experience in teaching Mathematics. He is always willing to share his knowledge with his colleagues and is a true mentor to the younger staff of the department. He is an excellent Mathematics teacher who is well-liked by his learners. Mr. De Bruin has been teaching for more than 30 years, 7 of which have been spent at AHS. Extramurally, he is involved in cricket, athletics and rugby, as well as fundraising, staff functions and the Awards Evenings.

Ms N Wilding

 BA Education/associated with ballet (WITS)

Subject: Mathematics

 Ms Wilding apart from being a brilliant Maths teacher also does the following extra murals: Ms and Masters, Cheer leading, Public Speaking, House Plays.

Ms Wilding loves dancing, do beading for dresses and do crossfit.

Mrs L. Jardine

Mrs L. Jardine
T.H.E.D Mathematics II (Pretoria); F.D.E Computer Science and Statistics (CESA)
HOD Mathematics & Information Technology

Mrs Jardine is the Head of IT and CAT. She has more than 30 years teaching experience and more than 20 years experience in training and teaching computer programming skills. She currently teaches Grade 12 Information Technology and Grade 11 & 12 Mathematics. She started her computer career in 1990 as a Cobol programmer. She passed the South African Computer Users Council exam and has completed a Certificate Course in Computer Programming at UNISA with distinction. She also received a certificate of merit for outstanding achievement in an Advanced Course in Delphi Programming for teachers, organised by the North West University. She is a NSC Marker for Mathematics and has been appointed as a Teacher Moderator for Mathematics in the district. Her personal interests include reading, spending time with her animals and sudoku puzzles.

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