Mrs. Mampho Langa – Head: Future Nation Schools

Mampho is the previous Executive Head of School at Meridian Cosmo City which enrols over 1000 students. Prior to this she was the Head of the African School for Excellence in Tsakane. She was Head of Academics at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG) where she started as founding Head of the Department of Mathematics, Science, Computers and Technology in January 2007. Before this she served as Project Manager of the South African Actuaries Development Programme (SAADP) in the School of Actuarial Science and Statistics at Wits University from 2004 to 2006. During the same period she also worked as a part-time Mathematics Education lecturer in the BSc (hons) and BEd (hons) programs at Wits University. Prior to this she worked as a Mathematics teacher and Head of the Mathematics Department at Matseliso Senior Secondary school in Soweto.

Mampho Langa has won numerous awards and received much recognition for her work in education including an award for the most improved results in the district in Mathematics, an award for the most outstanding Mathematics Higher Grade results in the Gauteng District 12. She holds a Masters in Mathematics Education from Wits University. She is an honorary member of the Golden Key International Honour Society. She also holds two Honours degrees in Mathematics education and Geography and a BA in Education.

Mampho has a keen interest in teacher development programmes and research in Mathematics teaching and learning. She has presented six papers at the AMESA and SAARMSTE conferences and has a journal article published in Pythagoras. She is also an author of Platinum Mathematics Grades 7 to 9.