Note: This is part of a series where we interview/write about past and present teachers of our school. A new post will be made every Wednesday.

One of our Press Club members sat down with the newly-appointed teacher, Mr Naran.

Mr Naran started at The Settlers at the beginning of this term and joins the Geography department.

Mr Naran matriculated from Westerford High School,  where he was actively involved in the Hindu society as well as the First Cricket and First Rugby sides. He then went on to complete his BA majoring in Psychology, Geography and Anthropology at the University of the Western Cape and his PGCE at the University of Cape Town.

He expresses how his Head of Department, Ms Magson, immediately made him feel welcome and how friendly the rest of the staff are. His passion for his subject, specifically geomorphology, is easily identifiable in the manner in which he speaks about his subject. He says what fascinates him most about Geography is the relationship between man and its environment.

Mr Naran has since become actively involved in the sporting sphere, by managing the U16 rugby boys and admits that it was enthralling claiming a victory this past weekend. The accessibility of technology at the school has enriched his teaching experience, enabling him to provide his learners with multimedia lessons.

He believes in maintaining a good standard of work, so that you will not regret anything and open doors for other opportunities.

We look forward to the contribution Mr Naran will add to the school.

Written by Jaimey-Ann Dyers
Press Club