MA Afrikaans / MA cum laude Creative Writing
Gideon has been coaching and mentoring students in Afrikaans, English and Creative Writing as a private tutor for the past 13 years with consistent excellent results. He has experience as a curriculum developer and teacher (Cambridge & CAPS).
With an intense love for languages and the written word – and an eternal student himself – he completed his BA cum laude Languages & Literature (Unisa), BA Hons cum laude Afrikaans (NMMU), MA Afrikaans (NMMU) and MA cum laude Creative Writing (Rhodes University). Gideon is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.
As a published poet and author, he is passionate about literature and sharing this wonderful world with his students. Gideon was a finalist for the 2011/12 Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature.
His success as a tutor lies in the personal connection and relationship with each individual student.