About Createandexpand.co.za

Welcome to createandexpand.co.za. I will share experiences of my life in South Africa as an educator that loves edtech and game based learning.

All views my own.

About Amanda Calitz

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Amanda grew up in Mafikeng, Bophuthatswana, South Africa. She completed High School and her first two degrees at the North West University in Potchefstroom, North West Province.

She worked on various community development programmes for 6 years before becoming a full time teacher. After 8 years, she joined the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) in Johannesburg, Gauteng as a lecturer in 2018 as part of Team eFundanathi in the School of Therapeutic Sciences at WITS. She is currently enrolled for a MSc in Health Science Education focusing on game-based learning and gamification.

Amanda is a Microsoft in Education Fellow, Microsoft in Education Master Trainer, Minecraft Education Edition Global Mentor and part of the 2020-2021 cohort of Emerging Leaders as part of the Techwomen program.

Professional roles

  • Educator/Lecturer
  • Trainer
  • Microsoft Minecraft Global Mentor
  • Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE)
  • Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow

For more information about me go to my LinkedIn profile or go to this Sway.

Twitter @Createandexpand or @AmandaCalitz