First year Mathematics modules Calculus & Linear Algebra for natural science students (2009 – 2011, 2013 – 2016, 2017 (1st semester), 2018 – 2022–2023 (1st semester))
Convenor of the First year Mathematics modules Calculus & Linear Algebra (2014 – 2020, 2021 (1st semester))
First year Mathematics for the Biological Sciences (2011 (1st semester))
Third year Mathematics module Ring Theory for natural science students (2012 – 2013, 2017 (shared with Dr C. Naude))
Engineering Masters Linear Algebra (2014)
Algebra 711 Group Theory (Honours) Mathematics (2019–2023 (Group Theory half of the course))
An introductory course in Near-vector spaces (Honours) (2019, 2020)
First year Mathematics module: Calculus for engineering students (2005-2007)
Second year Mathematics module: Engineering Mathematics (2006-2007)
Third year Mathematics module: Engineering Mathematics (2007)
First year Statistics module: Statistics for Bachelor of Commerce students (2004-2007)
First year Computer Science module: Introductory Computer Science course for Bachelor of Commerce students (2007)
Essay Writing as a Tool to Enhance the Mathematics Learning Environment. The Third Annual Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Stellenbosch University, May 2010.
My journey in teaching Mathematics… (so far). The Natural Sciences Teaching Day, May 2013.
ICT use in teaching Mathematics to first-years. The Stellenbosch University Natural Sciences Teaching Event, May 2014.
Mathematics as a journey. The AIMS Imaginary Workshop, November 2014.
Mini-Projects in Mathematics 144. Stellenbosch University SoTL Conference, November 2016.
Bridging the gap between school & university mathematics. AP Maths Teachers Workshop at Bridgehouse, May 2017.
Bridging the gap between school & university mathematics. Farewell dinner for the Cape Town International Maths teams, June 2017.
How to better prepare students for university mathematics. IEB Mathematics Conference at Somerset College, January 2018.
Starting the conversation… bridging the gap between school and university mathematics. AP Maths workshop hosted by the Mathematics Division at Stellenbosch University, April 2018.
Mathematics as a journey. Farewell dinner for the Cape Town International Maths teams, Elkanah House, June 2018.
Mathematics as a journey. Abbotts College, January 2019.
Mathematics as a journey. Herschel Girls’ High, February 2019.
Mathematics as a journey. Grade 6 & 7 Somerset College, May 2019.
Mindful Mathematics. Talk to Somerset College Prep teachers, July 2019.
Mindful Mathematics. Talk to Somerset College Prep parents, July 2019.
Served as a member of a benchmark setting panel to recommend threshold scores for the National Benchmark Test (NBT) in South Africa, October 2019.
Facilitated a workshop for Mathematics teachers at Brescia House, December 2019.
Wisaarkhu talk on my experience of balancing several roles during the Covid pandemic, July 2020.
A Case for the evaluation of Emergency Remote Learning Assessment for first-year Mathematics students. The annual SOTL Conference, Stellenbosch University, November 2020.
Graph Theory for kids. Workshop with Somerset College learners, Grades 5–7.
Maths Anxiety. Talk for Somerset College parents, April 2021.
Mindful Mathematics. Talk to Somerset College Grade 8 – 12 learners, August 2021.
Mindful Mathematics. Talk at Redham House Mathematics Conference, October 2021.
Guest speaker at the Vice-Rector’s Awards at Stellenbosch University for Excellence in Teaching at the First-year Prestige evening, July 2022.
Secretary of the AMESA Congress Organising Committee in the Northern Cape (2005)
Member of the Organising Committee of National Science Week in the Northern Cape (2006-2007)
Judge for the Telkom National Teacher of the Year Awards in Science and Technology (2006-2007)
Featured in the June Teenzone Magazine, in the “Get the Job” section (2010)
Awarded fourteen Vice-Rector’s Awards at Stellenbosch University for Excellence in Teaching (2010 (2), 2014, 2017 (3), 2018 (2), 2019 (1), 2020 (1), 2022 (4))
Member of the SAMS Congress Organising Committee (2012, 2020)
Convenor of a committee that organises the African Women in Mathematics (AWiM) Conferences and Virtual Seminars at Stellenbosch University (since 2019)
Secretary of the South African Mathematical Society (SAMS) (2020–)
External moderator for UFS, UWC, UCT & NMMU
Member of the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS South Africa) Executive team
Member of the Associate Faculty of AIMS South Africa
Member of the Advisory Council for Mathematics (ACM) of the South African Mathematics Foundation (SAMF)
HERS-SA 2022 alumni
“Not one student in a thousand breaks down from overwork.”
William Allan Neilson