Teachers from FS scoop awards

2017-04-26 06:00
Teacher Sara Motsitsi with the top award she won. Photo: Supplied

Teacher Sara Motsitsi with the top award she won. Photo: Supplied

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The Free State prides itself with four teachers who have each scooped national teaching awards.

The recipients are Bongane Mokoena, Thabo Sithole, Lesedi Mabusela and Sara Motsitsi.

  • The category winners of the natio-nal teachers’ awards were announced at a ceremony held in Johannesburg recently. Motsitsi emerged as the overall winner by obtaining first position in the excellence in the Technology enhanced and learning category.
  • Motsitsi is a teacher at the Reseamohetse Primary School in Theunissen. The other recipients were runners-up: Mokoena obtained second position in the excellence in teaching Mathematics category. He teaches at the Kgolathuto Secondary School in Qwaqwa. ) Sithole got second position in the excellence in teaching Physical ­Science category. He teaches at the Lere la Thuto Secondary School in Zastron. ) Mabusela obtained third place in the excellence in Gr. R teaching category. She teaches at the Leretlhabetse Primary School in Koffiefontein.

Free State MEC for Education, Tate Makgoe, has applauded the recipients.

“This is a clear indication that our strategies in terms of implementing Information and Communication Technology in our schools are the best,” said Makgoe.

The national teaching awards’ main objective is to recognise teachers and the work they do, and to celebrate extraordinary teachers.

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