Our caring and professional team
Yvonne Jimu is the Montessori expert and
leader of the childhood development programme.
Yvonne is currently completing the practical part of her Montessori Higher Diploma.
She has a BPsych degree and is professionally registered with the Health Sciences Council of South Africa as a Registered Counsellor (PRC 0035572 ).
Her professional experience includes supporting children in crisis at Mett Centre, an NGO that provides trauma services for children at schools. She also worked in Play Buddies for Sick Kids at Steve Biko Academic hospital.
‘I believe one’s ability to learn never truly comes to its maximum capacity. The results of hard work are my greatest motivators.’
Hettie Mathie, a seasoned professional, is the
school and business leader.
Hettie has a BPsych degree and is professionally registered with the Health Sciences Council of South Africa as a Registered Counsellor (PRC 0012335).
She has years of experience in community outreach programmes for children. This includes establishing Play Buddies for Sick Kids, a support project for sick children, in both Steve Biko and George Mukhari Academic Hospitals.
She does play-focused counselling, as well as stress reduction and mindfulness with children in her private practice. She also works with teenagers and students.
‘I believe in the saying that it takes a whole village to raise a child and want to contribute to this village in South Africa.’