Meet the Team

Rowlands Tsimba [CEO - Robotics]

Computer Science & Physics (UZ), Mathematics [CAPS] Teaching (Wits), Computing Postgrad (Unisa), Assessor & Moderator (Skills Dynamics), Robotics Programming & Debugging (SLP), SMART Facilitator & Technical Specialist (Vastratech), Robotics Certified Judge (FLL), Train-the-Trainer (certified), Curriculum policy maker, Materials Development & Editor Sci-bono Discovery Centre (Maths & Science Intervention Coordinator), Microsoft (MCAS, MOS, PiL), (X)HTML, N+, Python, C++, Java, Muvizu CartoonMaker, SketchUp, VideoScribe, 3D-Printing; Coding & Robotics Specialist (GDE, Mgslg, Lutramark). Wrote a Research paper on 'Destroying the Fear of Technology in Teaching (2018)'

Thembakazi Hlengiwe [DIRECTOR - ICT & HR]

Passionate about how people learn, having a background in the GDE programmes working with learners and parents from disadvantaged communities. Skilled in Smart Suite Online and Microsoft packages to support and create positive learning environments at home and school. I have experience and qualifications as an ICT facilitator and also in human resources management. I am currently pursuing studies in robotics pedagogy at UNISA.

Hloniphani Dube [DIRECTOR - Coding]

More than 20 years working in industry and academia. He holds a BSc Physics. Hloniphani has been working in teacher development since 2010 having worked for Sci-Bono Teacher Development Program for Maths and Sciences. He worked as a Facilitator/Instruction Coach for the Gauteng Department of Education from 2012 to 2017 specialising in Mathematics under Mathew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance. Hloniphani was the Coding and Robotics Facilitator working under Mathew Goniwe to help launch Coding & Robotics programs in Python, C++ at St Barnabas and UJMA in 2019. He has helped schools in the Eastern Cape, North West, Gauteng, KZN and the Free State accomplish high pass rates and better grades through sharing methodologies to deal with misconceptions in Physical Science and Mathematics. Currently he works in artificial intelligence. He is currently building a machine learning solution to automate geospatial analysis and cloud computing in Education.