Being fashionable and making a statement is not just for the runways of New York, but also the classrooms. Usiphatheleni Khanyile commands attention everywhere he goes with his fashion, but he also commanded the focus of his learners by making the subject of Geography more interesting through song and dance, or “Geowemah”.
“Awemah”, as he is known to his fellow changemakers, realized that there was underachievement in Geography in the past six years. The reason for this was the lack of motivation of teachers, and learners being unaware of the careers in the Geography space. The solution was “Geowemah” which teaches Geography with song, repetition and a better understanding of Geography.
“Geowemah” has significantly improved the marks for Geography and Usiphatheleni has won awards for his efforts. As next steps given thee great success that “Geowemah” achieved, he plans to scale it to more schools, where scholars can learn Geography (and other subjects) through music.