Thobela Nombuso Precious is my name a PL1 educator attached to Vulamasango Primary School. I teach Mathematics Grade 5 and 6. I am qualified Computer Science and CAT (Computer Application Technology) educator. The love I have for Mathematics and the skills of using technology made me to start integrating technology in my Mathematics lessons. I then became a Role Model by motivating other educators, mentoring and inspiring my learners and colleagues to use ICT appropriately.
I use ICT to enhance my role as a teacher. I demonstrated her skills by being creative and bringing flair to the way I teach and use ICT both in and out of the learning environment. I have been an Innovator and Change Agent and my innovative teaching practices and ICT in instrumental ways to change how my learners learn in the entire school and other schools in the circuit.
In 2016 she enrolled a 6 month course with WITS University in ICT, and currently doing Honors in CAT, I model lifelong learning and I am continuously improving in professional practice and exhibit leadership in my school and professional community by supporting other educators’ development and understanding of the impact on learning of the effective use of ICTs.
In MSTA (Mathematics, Science and Technology Academy) I am a Grade 6 Mathematics facilitator at a provincial level. I was nominated the NTA 2017 and won in the district and Provincial level and became a National finalist in the ICT category, which has motivated me to inspire more educators, by starting a project called empowering educators with ICT skills to empower learners.
The long term [3 year plan to be achieved by 2021] developmental objectives of the project are to improve the quality of education by effectively integrates ICT at Vulamasango Primary schools in teaching Mathematics. “For most children, regardless of disability, socio-economic status, culture, race or religion, technology is their savior”. Create an eco-friendly environment by using electronic books. Educators’ application of ICT in the classroom with the following levels of ICT competence.