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Brenda ZANELE Nyembe

4th year Bachelor of Education Student

Work History

Aug 2014Sep 2017

Trainee Teacher

Various High Schools

Acquired 1 year’s worth of teaching experience from Allanridge Secondary, Midrand High and Ponelopele High school as part of the practical component of the Bachelor’s of Education programme.

Taught these subjects during the BEd Teaching Experience programme: EMS at grade 8 and 9 levels; Life Orientation at grade 9 and 10 and Economics at grade 10 to 12. 

I have a keen interest in teaching Business studies, Tourism and History as I develop in this profession

Oct 2015current


University of the Witwatersrand Writing Centre

To support students improve their academic reading and writing skills and assist new students settle into the academic domain and its practices.

Jan 2012Apr 2013


Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship (a member of Virgin United)

To be interface with new and existing entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses, to coordinate entrepreneur training programmes, workshops, events, opportunities. To coordinate the MER system for service impact and ensure efficient running of the office.

May 2011Nov 2011

Senior Administrator

Media Works

To provide administrative and secretarial support to the Chief Operations, HR and National Implementation Managers in their portfolios .   To serve as the chief administrator in national skills development projects

Jan 2010Apr 2011

Accreditation and Quality Manager

Summat Training Institute

To ensure the adherence of quality standards within the organisation.  To explore new accreditation opportunities and maintain existing accreditation status ones from various educational bodies and authorities such as the GDoE, ACCA, ICB, LG Seta, Isett Seta and Fasset Seta.  To coordinate the organisation's Human Resources function particularly the recruitment process. 

May 2008Aug 2009

Learnership Trainer

Tourvest Travel Services

To facilitate a 12 months THETA (currently CATHSSETA)  learnership programme  provided by Tourvest Travel Services, a leading travel group in South Africa.   To coordinate training schedules of 34 participants ensuring that they qualify with a National Certificate in General Travel (NQF5) at the end of the programme


Feb 2014Present

Bachelor's degree in Education

University of the Witwatersrand

Final year student, majoring in Economics and Life Orientation (Religion, Human Rights & Democracy). 

Jan 2012Dec 2012

Youth Leadership Programme

Activate Leadership and Public Innovation

12 months national youth programme with focus on Leadership, Innovation, Socio-Political Navigation.  The initiative was funded by the DG Murray Trust.

Jan 2003Dec 2003

Access Programme

University of South Africa

Course name: Unisa Access Programme (for Conditional Matric Exemption to study towards a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources)

Modules: Economic and Management Science 1&2 and English grammar and literature

Jan 2000Dec 2000

Diploma in Travel Tourism

PC Training and Business College

Modules: Secretarial skills, Tourism promotion, Tourism development, Tourism management, Travel and leisure industry, Tourism marketing, Microsoft office, Personal effectiveness skills


Organisational Skills

At an advanced level: including general organizing, planning, time management, scheduling, coordinating resources and meeting deadlines.

Communication and Interpersonal Abilities

An effective in aspects of communication, maintaining relationships with a diverse group of people

Teaching and Facilitation

At an intermediate level: this entails various aspects of teaching at an FET level and facilitation of personal development course material

Leadership and Management

An active committee-member for SAPNA; currently heading the Community Development pillar of this organisation.  SAPNA aims to support the development of professionals and entrepreneurs by creating engaging opportunities through networking events, empowerment programmes, mentorship and community initiatives.


Dr. Emmanuel Ojo


Economics Lecturer

+2783 330 7052

Mr. Amos Kova


Founder and Director

+2779 879 1965

Mrs. Esme Redfern


Writing Centre Programme Coordinator

+2783 381 5325