Lecturer 21st Century Learning Design
University of the Witwatersrand
Amanda Calitz grew up in Mafikeng, Bophutatswana and went to High School and University in Potcheftsroom.
After being a teacher for 13 years she joined WITS University last year. She has taught students from 4 years old- Post Graduate students. These students came from rural, inner city and township areas. She taught in private and public schools.
She is currently a lecturer at WITS as well as a Masters of Health Science Education Student at WITS focusing on Game Based Learning.
Amanda is a Microsoft in Education Expert, Microsoft In Education Fellow, Microsoft in Education Expert Trainer and is part of the Global Minecraft Mentor Program.
She believes that people needs to be met where they are and she loves to see the spark in someone's eye when they 'get' something for the first time.