BY Dumi Mbona
In one of his Videos going viral on social media, Mr. KWV Sibiya demonstrate Geometry to a class full of intrigued, interested and interactive learners using trending dance moves, songs and other social lifestyle elements. In this interview we get to know “Dr. Maths” a bit more.
My name is Khangelani Wilmoth Sibiya, born in Newcastle and grew up at Jozini Biva reserve, I started my primary education at Biva Combined School where I completed my Matric and obtained a Degree of Senior and FET Bed in Maths & Science with Distinction at University Of Zululand back in 2010; I topped that with an award for being a best student at Department of Education, of which I was the only one who received that award in that particular year.
While still at school I used to help my fellow classmates in Maths and Science from then on my passion for these subjects became stronger. I have been a teacher from 2011 till to date, however I started helping schools in 2008 during my 2nd year level at University Of Zululand.
One day I was presenting a particular subject in his lecture, Mr Mabaso Identified me and said my “presentation is smooth and sweet like KWV wine” from then on I became known as Mr KWV. From that day we started Maths & Science training together as a team including other student teachers; we embarked on a mission to visit schools around KZN which included schools around Ulundi, Port Shepstone, Nquthu, Empangeni. In 2009 I was nominated as a Chairperson of a newly found project called KWV Maths and Sciences Tutoring. We visited a lot of schools including the ones mentioned above: from Jozini, Mseleni, Nongoma, Melmoth, Mhlabuyalingana, Mandeni. We trained and recruited other student teachers to join our team….read more on the magazine. Download Here