Congratulations to our HERO Teachers
SHERO Awards 2022

Each year, the Woolworths Making The Difference programme, The Department of Basic Education and the MySchool Fundraising Programme look forward to celebrating World Teachers’ Day on the 5th of October.

Congratulations to our category winners:

Province Phase Name
North West Foundation Phase Judith Motsusi
Gauteng Intermediate Phase Sherylee Vermaak
Eastern Cape Senior Phase Jean-Pierre Botha
Eastern Cape Further Education & Training Phase Celestine Stuurman
KwaZulu-Natal Special Needs Teachers Corrine Hufkie

Congratulations to our top five category runner-ups:

Province Phase Name
KwaZulu-Natal Foundation Phase Nicolle Borain
Free State Intermediate Phase Dikeledi Julia Mokgothu
Free State Senior Phase Moeketsi Simon Mohano
Western Cape Further Education & Training Phase Chantel Theron
Western Cape Special Needs Teachers Raquel Pepin

We salute all the finalists of this presitigious competition, and express a special congratulations to all our winners, who went beyond their call of duty to ensure that teaching and learning continues for the sake of, our future South African leaders.

Congratulations to our category finalists:

Province Phase Name
Eastern Cape Foundation Phase Keziah Stowman
Free State Foundation Phase Margaret Mopedi
Gauteng Foundation Phase Florence Mabula
Limpopo Foundation Phase Edith Mmamakama Maphure
Mpumalanga Foundation Phase Juanita du Toit
Western Cape Foundation Phase Mieke Dickason
Eastern Cape Intermediate Phase Hajeera Ullah
KwaZulu-Natal Intermediate Phase Prudence Sindisiwe Sibisi
Limpopo Intermediate Phase Catherine Rakopa
Mpumalanga Intermediate Phase Dumisani Collen Nkosi
North West Intermediate Phase Esmaralda Olivier
Gauteng Senior phase Andre Niehaus
KwaZulu-Natal Senior phase Lydia Nonhlanhla Hlophe
Mpumalanga Senior phase Tanya Ribeiro
Western Cape Senior phase Diana Folscher
Free State Further Education and Training Phase Miss Mookho Shai
Gauteng Further Education and Training Phase Karla Swart
KwaZulu-Natal Further Education and Training Phase Mandisa Mtolo
Limpopo Further Education and Training Phase Sekitiki Charles Molokoane
Mpumalanga Further Education and Training Phase Oscar Sizo Masilela
Northern Cape Further Education and Training Phase Rochelle Adwinner Zanazo
North West Further Education and Training Phase Pervanche Melian Manacas
Free State Special Needs Teachers. Rochean Gous

Featured nominations


Mr Solomons

Edgemead high School

Debbie Langford

Kirstenhof Primary School

Chantel Theron

Protea Heights Academy

Seobi Dikeledi

Phetha Intermediate School