A Limpopo school principal has been named as the winner of the 2020 African Union Continental Teacher Prize.
Livhalani Sinyosi, from Dzata Secondary School in the Vhembe West District, was recognised for demonstrating quality teaching, helping learners to achieve long-term career goals and encouraging good behaviour.
She has been in the education sector for 25 years.
Provincial Education Spokesperson Tidimalo Chuene has congratulated Sinyosi.
“It is exciting to end the year on such a high note and words are not enough to express how proud we are of the award given to one of our own. Such enormous recognition does not come easy and such should be appreciated as a testament of selfless determination and excellence. 2020 has not been an easy academic year, however, we managed to pull through and this can be mainly attributed to the men and women who manage our school and continue to overcome obstacles presented by prevailing resource challenges a COVID-19.”