In the Department of Mathematics, University of Stellenbosch
(2009-)

  • First year Mathematics modules Calculus & Linear Algebra for natural science students (2009 – 2011, 2013 – 2016, 2017 (1st semester), 2018 – 2022 (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 (2019–2022 – (Group Theory half of the course))

  • An introductory course in Near-vector spaces (Honours) (2019, 2020)

In the Engineering & Natural Sciences Cluster, National Institute for Higher Education (Northern Cape)
(2004-2007)

  • 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)

In the Management & Economic Sciences Cluster, National Institute for Higher Education (Northern Cape)
(2004-2007)

  • 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)

At the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences

  • A first course in Abstract and Linear Algebra (November 2015-2018, February 2021)

Teaching & Learning Talks

  • 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.

Other

  • 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)



“Not one student in a thousand breaks down from overwork.”
William Allan Neilson