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Graduate helps pupils by writing book (published February 2015)


Former student and Port Elizabeth high school teacher penned a handbook to prepare matriculants for real life challenges. Simon Sonderup, NMMU BA and Postgrad Certificate in Education graduate has produced a handbook aimed at helping Grade 12 pupils make smarter decisions and improve their life skills.

The book titled "Don't Be fooled - Make Smart Decisions"  aims at empowering pupils to make betyter decisions about life after school as young custumers and to avoid making costly decisions later on in their lives. The first edition of the book was proced in June 2014 and distributed to Grey High School's Grade 12 pupils in October, where he is an educator.



Top Award for VP educator (Published February 2015)


BSc Hons and Higher Diploma in Education graduate, Rashied Wynford, has won the first prize in the "Excellence in Mathematics FET phase" category, ensuring his place as provincial winner of the Eastern Cape.

Wynford, a teacher of 22 years, has spent the previous 11 years at Victoria Park High School teaching Maths.

He was nominated by Mr Cecil Heraldien (subject advisor of Mathematics FET phase) for extraordinary work done in this field. The award recognises not only Wynford's passion, dedication and commitment to the subject at Victoria Park High, but he is also credited with improving the pass rate of grade 12s at Morningside, Cingani and Tamsanqa High Schools.