Late teacher remembered for maths and science acumen

Late teacher, Joseph Jolinkomo ‘JJ’ Dandala has been fondly remembered for his maths and science teaching acumen.

Late trainer, Joseph Jolinkomo ‘JJ’ Dandala has been fondly remembered for his maths and science instructing acumen.&#13

Dininkosi Junior Secondary University in Libode has paid out tribute to its prolonged-serving late instructor, Joseph Jolinkomo Dandala, who the school reported experienced contributed immensely to improving arithmetic and actual physical sciences grades through the 5 several years he invested at the school.

In spite of getting retired from community assistance in August 2014, JJ, as he was affectionately recognised, was roped in by the faculty governing entire body at Dininkosi JSS in 2015, because of to his perfectly-known training acumen of mathematics and physical science subjects.

He remaining Dininkosi JSS at the commencing of 2020, thanks to his sophisticated age and ill health and fitness.

JJ, who passed away not too long ago at the age of 71, was fondly remembered at a memorial provider held at Dininkosi JSS on May well 11.

“JJ joined Dininkosi in 2015 right after we questioned mom and dad to hire more SGB-funded teachers. I was satisfied when we managed to persuade him to be a part of us mainly because I individually realized his instructing acumen as my spouse and I are also his merchandise (of his educating), possessing taught me mathematics and physical sciences at Zimele Junior Secondary School again in 1976,” mentioned retired previous Dininkosi JSS principal, Luthando Ndamase.


JJ’s more youthful brother, Khwezilomso Dandala, speaks at his memorial company held at Dininkosi JSS previous 7 days.

“He promptly manufactured an impact in strengthening our grades in arithmetic and actual physical science subjects and also had excess tutorial lessons with learners from different higher universities, hosted below at Dininkosi,” Ndamase added.

Dandala obtained his teaching qualification at the then Cicira Teaching Faculty in Mthatha and furthered his reports in Healdtown, around Fort Beaufort, wherever he attended a instructing system specialising in arithmetic and science.

He was also selected to study mathematics and science in England by the then Transkei governing administration, because of to his excellence in training arithmetic and bodily science at Zimele Junior Secondary College, where he put in most of his educating profession.

“My brother was a beneficial-minded particular person who normally enthusiastic those all over him. He was also respectful, a community builder and a person who, as a firstborn, played a father determine in our upbringing after our father died,” explained JJ’s more youthful sibling, Khwezilomso Dandala.

Apart from his instructing acumen, Dandala also excelled in artwork acquiring intended the badge of Zimele JSS, which the school still makes use of today, among his noteworthy artwork collections.