• Helping young South Africans to excel in maths

  • Building a community of passionate teaching professionals

  • Making maths FUN!

what we do

after-school programs.

Numeric has developed a low-cost, scalable model for the delivery of high impact after-school programs in low-income areas. We currently partner with 36 schools in Cape Town and Johannesburg with 85 active coaches and 2000 participating learners.

teaching internships.

Our after-school programs have two main beneficiaries – the learners themselves and the tremendous young people who staff our programs – our “coaches”. These coaches are participate in an intensive teaching internship in our after-school programs.

university courses.

At Numeric we are passionate about training teachers. Because most teachers are trained by universities, we have partnered with several universities to provide semester-long Khan Academy courses for their first year (typically bachelor of education) students.

training.

Using our experience in developing the curriculum for our after-school programs, training hundreds of pre-service maths teachers, and using Khan Academy both in teacher training and in the classroom, Numeric provides short courses for in-service teachers and other community organisations.

meet the team.

THE PEOPLE BEHIND NUMERIC

Andrew Einhorn

ceo & founder

Andrew Einhorn

ceo & founder

From the early days of playing Maths24 and making number patterns out of the speedometer reading on his moms Opel Kadett, Andrew has been passionate about numbers. He founded Numeric in October 2011 when he set up his first Khan Academy pilot program in Makhaza, Khayelitsha. He spends most of his time thinking about how to make Khan Academy useful, accessible and relevant to South African learners.

Bernice Skhotha

Program Manager

Bernice Skhotha

Program Manager

By taking over a class whenever a teacher was outside or absent, it was always clear that teaching was both a calling and a passion for Bernice. Growing up on the dusty streets of Soweto, Bernice always loved helping other learners with their school work, especially Mathematics. Her passion for helping others excel has driven Bernice to join the Numeric team and help set strong foundations in Mathematics to create opportunities for learners to realise their dreams.

Emisang Machedi

Chief Program Manager - JHB

Emisang Machedi

Chief Program Manager - JHB

When going down the rides like the Tower of Terror at Gold Reef City, Emisang likes to calculate the average speeds and accelerations. In bus rides or long queues, he likes computing the average wait time or playing sudoku puzzles. But apart from being crazy about numbers, he is passionate about making a sustainable change where ever he is. Khan Academy has given him many "aha" moments, and he looks forward to sharing those moments far and wide!

Gaynor Links

Administrator

Gaynor Links

Administrator

Enthusiasm and passion for education are what drive this dynamite-soul to get up in the morning and contribute to positive change. She aspires to be just that - to add value to the intellectual development of the next person. She believes sharing is caring and sharing knowledge will ultimately contribute to improving and uplifting communities and the economy as a whole. Outside the office, Gaynor finds pleasure in dancing crazily to her favourite music....behind closed doors of course!

Jo Denysschen

Finance Officer

Jo Denysschen

Finance Officer

With over 8 years’ experience in administration, Jo brings her skills and knowledge in assisting the Numeric team with the “behind the scenes” tasks. She believes wholeheartedly in education, especially in the foundation phase and her favourite school subject was mathematics. Jo enjoys sewing, reading and making up random songs.

Kristen Thompson

chief operating officer

Kristen Thompson

chief operating officer

With her big smile and make-the-circle-bigger attitude, Kristen will do almost anything to make learning fun! Singing out of tune, dancing slightly off beat, and stumbling over clicks while practicing Xhosa are just a few of the things she does to connect with learners. Although she loves teaching in the classroom, she now uses her passion for education to support and encourage our coaches. She is also fond of high-fives, hugs, and hand-written notes.

Luvuyo Notshokovu

Program Manager

Luvuyo Notshokovu

Program Manager

Nkosi Shologu

Program Manager

Nkosi Shologu

Program Manager

Nkosi believes that maths is not about computation, but rather about understanding. Having fun, being creative, and solving problems encourages the learning process. As a former maths teacher, he believes strongly that next generation should know mathematics for them to recognise opportunities. His passion for teaching started when he was tutoring first year maths students at University while he, himself, was studying his second year. Nkosi‘s favourite sport is soccer.

Noxolo Hlongwane

Administrator

Noxolo Hlongwane

Administrator

Noxolo also known as "Nox" was born and raised in KwaZulu Natal. She describes herself as a fun, optimistic and kind individual. She is passionate about social justice, developing skills, advocating for children and education. She believes mathematics is fun, interactive and ultimately is the key to help uplift and eradicate poverty in underprivileged communities.

Rugare Mabeza

Program Manager

Rugare Mabeza

Program Manager

Rugare is bubbly character who loves working with numbers. Her love for Maths was instilled by her Grade 3 teacher and she never turned back. As a Teach SA Alumnus, she brings with her knowledge, experience and skills that make a meaningful contribution to Numeric's mission of creating high-impact learning environments in low income areas. She's a Maths 24 aficionado and spends most of her time explaining to Numeric directors how to solve the Level 3 cards!

Ruth Brain

Program Manager

Ruth Brain

Program Manager

Ruth has always enjoyed teaching - starting at a young age playing 'teach-teacher', with her sometimes unwilling 'student', her younger sister. Having been involved in education NGOs at university and tutoring across the Cape Town, Ruth is passionate about being part of positive change in young people's lives. She loves sudoku puzzles, any kind of competition and keeping everyone on their toes with some office banter. When she isn't at work, she likes swimming in the sea, camping in beautiful spots and trying to keep her garden alive.

Schae Niekerk

Program Manager

Schae Niekerk

Program Manager

Schae joined Numeric as a coach in 2017 and has used her passion for maths education to help learners realise that maths can be fun and exciting. She has always had a passion for education and is constantly trying to find new ways to make maths and science less scary and easier for learners to understand. In her spare time, she enjoys playing squash, playing her saxophone and tutoring anyone she can in maths and science.

Sibonelo Hlalaphi

Business Development Officer

Sibonelo Hlalaphi

Business Development Officer

Sibonelo fell in love with mathematics in her grade 9 classroom, where she had heated debates with her father who was also her maths teacher. It was after this experience that she felt that every student should love and not fear mathematics. During her final year at university, Sibonelo started tutoring grade 12 students in Mathematics and Physics, and this is when she fell in love with working with young people. When not in the office, Sibonelo is probably climbing a mountain or having a long walk along the beach. She also enjoys arts and craft and is always starting craft projects.

Stephen Kweza

Chief Program Manager - CPT

Stephen Kweza

Chief Program Manager - CPT

Having started tutoring mathematics at grade 9, Stephen loves numbers and looking for patterns to make maths fun. Stephen loves to be around children and he teaches them mathematics with a smile. He believes that every child has a right to have an excellent mathematics teacher. Being part of Numeric, he gets to see this becoming a reality. When he's not working, Stephen plays soccer, hikes with his niece and spends time with his baby boy Bantu.

Tebogo Mametja

Program Manager

Tebogo Mametja

Program Manager

With an objective to produce a child who can view things in three-dimensions, who can solve real life problems and who can think critically, Tebogo developed a love and passion for maths and science education.
His passion and dedication were demonstrated by him doing a career makeover to become a Maths teacher, his facilitation in Pioneer programme at Maths and Science Leadership Academy and him joining Numeric.

contact details.

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