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Mayor Mathe Honours Best Teacher in South Africa from Jozini

12 February 2024, Monday | Written by: Scelo Siyabonga Gumbi

His Worship, Mayor Mfananaye Mathe, proudly honoured Mrs. Gugu Precious Qwabe, who emerged as the best teacher in the country. Mrs. Gumede’s exceptional dedication and resilience led to her receiving this prestigious award.

Mrs. Qwabe serves as a teacher at Mandla Mthethwa School of Excellence, where she single-handedly teaches English at the home language level. Despite facing numerous challenges, Mrs. Qwabe’s commitment to her students and her craft has set her apart.

Following the presentation of her award, Mrs. Qwabe expressed her gratitude to the Jozini Local Municipality, particularly Mayor Mathe, for the special recognition. She shared the difficulties she encounters in networking as the sole English home language teacher in Jozini Municipality.

Mayor Mathe commended Mrs. Qwabe for her remarkable achievements and presented her with a brand new laptop, tablet, two certificates recognizing her as the best educator in the subject, and a special Mayor’s Excellence Award.

The recognition of Mrs. Gugu Precious Qwabe highlights the dedication and talent present within the educational community of Jozini, underscoring the municipality’s commitment to excellence in education.