Be You

BE YOU! I became an inner city teacher because I had dreams of making a difference.  I wanted to be the teacher I never had. To be there for the ‘good’ girls, quiet and invisible – overshadowed by the boisterous boys; the naughty boys whose behaviour overshadowed their hidden talents; the children for whom there were limited opportunities.   I was born in South Africa.  My birth certificate labelled me as ‘Cape Coloured’.   It was there to define what I could ...
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