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Brenda ZANELE Nyembe

  • 1342/24 Secretary bird Avenue - Rabie Ridge ext. 2 - Midrand - Johannesburg - South Africa
  • 063 851 7765 / 072 147 5601

SACE Registration Status: Pending

Education

Feb 2014Present

UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND

Bachelor's in Education - FET phase

Fourth year student

Economics and Life Orientation (Religion, Human Rights & Democracy)  major.

Interested in teaching Economics, Life Orientation, Tourism and Business Studies

Jan 2012Dec 2012

ACTIVATE! LEADERSHIP AND PUBLIC INNOVATION

Youth Leadership Programme

A DG Murray Trust initiative that develops youth on leadership, innovation and socio-political navigation skills. 

Jan 2003Dec 2003

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AFRICA

Access Programme

Course name: Unisa Access Programme - a conditional matric exemption certificate to study towards a Bachelor's degree

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

Jan 2000Dec 2000

PC TRAINING & BUSINESS COLLEGE (now Richfield College)

Diploma in Travel Tourism

A one year diploma which consisted of modules in Secretarial skills, Tourism promotion, Tourism development, Tourism management, Travel and leisure industry, Tourism marketing, Microsoft office, Personal effectiveness skills

Work History

Aug 2014Sep 2017

PRACTICAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

ALLANRIDGE, PONELOPELE AND MIDRAND 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.

Subjects taught 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 Tourism and Business Studies

Oct 2015current

WITS SCHOOL of EDUCATION WRITING CENTRE

PEER TUTOR

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

Jan 2012Apr 2013

BRANSON CENTRE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP (under Virgin Unite)

Entrepreneurship Coordinator and Office Manager

To be interface with new and existing entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses.

To coordinate entrepreneur training programmes, workshops, events, opportunities.

To coordinate the monitoring, evaluation and reporting system for service impact and ensure efficient running of the office.

May 2011Nov 2011

MEDIA WORKS

Senior Administrator

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 the multimillion national skills development projects.

Jan 2010Apr 2011

SUMMAT TRAINING INSTITUTE

Quality and Accreditations Manager

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 GDE, ACCA, ICB, LG Seta, Isett Seta and Fasset Seta.  

To coordinate the organisation's Human Resources function particularly the recruitment of teachers for the matric rewrite division. 

May 2008Aug 2009

TOURVEST TRAVEL SERVICES

Learnership Trainer

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

General adhoc duties that relate to this project

Skills

Administrative Skills

At an advanced level in aspects of organising, administration and coordinating organisational operations

Communication & Interpersonal Abilities

Effective in various modes of communication, including  maintaining relationships, presentations and written text

Teaching & Facilitation Skills

At an intermediate level in designing training material for workshops.  Developing expertise in areas of academic research.

Tutoring and Personal Coaching Skills

Entails working with and supporting teenagers improve in their school and academic work. 

Leadership & Management

An active committee-member for SAPNA; currently heading the Community Development pillar of this organisation.  Led a youth outreach programme for grade 12 learners in June 2017 for the organisation

Achievements and Interests

Awards:

  • 2014 Certificate of first class in Afrikaans Second Additional Language
  • 2015 Certificate of first class in Economic and Management Science II
  • 2016 Certificate of first class in Life Orientation II
  • 2016 Certificate of first class in Secondary Methodology: Life Orientation II
  • 2016 Certificate of first class in Economics III
  • 2016 Certificate of first class in Secondary Methodology: Economics III
  • 2016 Certificate of merit in National Association of Professional Teachers Organisation of South Africa (NAPTOSA)

Interests:

  • Reading and writing learner support programmes
  • Designing and developing training programmes
  • Academic research
  • Small business and entrepreneurship  development

References

Dr. Emmanuel Ojo

WITS UNIVERSITY

Economics Lecturer and Academic Mentor

+2783 330 7052

Mr. Amos Kova

 SOUTH AFRICAN PROFESSIONAL NETWORK ASSOCIATION

Founder and Director

+2779 879 1965

Mrs. Esme Redfern

WITS UNIVERSITY

Writing Centre Coordinator

+2783 381 5325