Vanessa is a South African Maths teacher with a total of 17 years’ experience in Mathematics Education. She joins us in 2019 from Brunei, where she worked for the MOE as an International Numeracy Coach and worked with teachers across 5 primary and secondary schools to improve numeracy standards in the classroom. Vanessa has an Honours degree in Psychology and a NPDE in Mathematics from the University of Durban-Westville and the University of the North West respectively. She also recently completed the Level 1 and 2 coaching course from the Institute of Educational Coaching, UK.
Vanessa’s interests include developing student confidence in Mathematics, especially those who struggle with the subject, by focussing on a mastery of the basics. Her other hobbies include reading, travelling with her husband and 2 daughters and fellowship with friends.