Xolisa Guzula is a doctoral student who currently teaches Postgraduate Certificate in Education Foundation Phase (PGCE) students. She is a passionate proponent of multi-lingual education.
Xolisa has had wide language and literacy teaching experience at schools and universities. She has also trained trainers and worked with parents in the NGO sector. Her expertise as a board member and consultant has been valued at various early literacy NGOs, including Wordworks.
In this article she talks about how she became interested in the area of multi-lingual teaching and learning, her approach to early language development in a multi-lingual society, and her wide-ranging contribution to this field. She also discusses her work in translating Wordworks materials into Xhosa.