Alex Shanty Songo

Alex Shanty Songo

Name: Alex Shanty Songo

Subject: Grade 7 NS, Grade 7 Technology and English Grade 10-12. 

Biography: Born in Tembisa, Ivory Park. Holds a BEd Degree from Wits University. Currently doing Postgraduate in Inclusive Education through UNISA with ambitious to pursue the Digital Divide in Education. Started teaching professionally in 2013 in Soweto. Won Position 1 in Gauteng for the National Teachers Awards in 2018/19 for Excellence in Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning. Currently HOD for Maths, Science and Technology at Drake Koka Primary School in Kaalfontein. Coordinates ICT at school, educational trips and what is known as The Grade 7 Farewell Gala which is an initiative to give Grade 7 Learners a Matric Dance Experience without paying; last year raised over R46000 with an amazing team of other educators. Is passionate about young people, education and mental health awareness. Considers himself an educationalist, an innovator and born teacher.