Curriculum Vitae / Resume

Anke  Salomie  Theron



Twitter:   @AnkeTheron

Instagram:  @nerdliterer


Enthusiastic lecturer who have been teaching various undergraduate Afrikaans communication skills courses since 2015. Helped develop an Afrikaans communication skills course specifically aimed at postgraduate education students at UCT (PGCE qualification). Co-created and re-designed 2 Afrikaans language and culture courses at CIEE Cape Town. Involved in the book industry via partnership with LAPA publishers – promoting children’s and YA literature on various social media platforms as well as online journals.                             

Education  |  Opvoeding

2017           MA (Dissertation)  – University of Cape Town (UCT): 

Title of dissertation: ‘n Ondersoek na die rol van die “verwonde” kind in die werk van enkele kinder- en jeugverhaal skrywers in navolging van Alice Miller/ An investigation of the role of the “wounded” child in selected children’s and youth literature authors in following of Alice Miller.

2014           BA (Hons.) – UCT (Degree awarded with distinction):

Research essay/project: Children’s literature with a focus on development theory and poetry.

2013          PGCE (Senior & FET Phase) – UCT: Specialist subjects: Afrikaans, English and Geography.

2012          BA  – UCT:  Majoring in Afrikaans & Netherlandic Studies and English Language & Literatures

2009         Grade 12 – Zwaanswyk High School  (Distinctions in Afrikaans & English)

Short Courses  |  Kort Kursusse

2019              Beginners isiXhosa Communication course – UCT via CHED

2018              Oakley House Training & Support Centre – Online Reader & Scribe Course

2017              South African Sign Language Course: Level 1 – UCT 

Work Experience  | Ondervinding

2019 – 2020 (March)  

CIEE – Cape Town, Rondebosch: Co-instructing and facilitating 2 courses on Afrikaans language and Culture

  1. Communicative Afrikaans: AFKS 001CTSA
  2. Survival Afrikaans: NONCR AFKS 1001 CTSA

Both courses had to be re-developed to suit the multifaceted approach required by CIEE. This was done by collaborating with co-instructor and academic lead instructor. Content and material for course had to be re-designed and was presented in an online environment. Physical material was used to support online content & learning.

2018 – Present

Teaching & Curriculum development – SLL3115: Afrikaans Communication for Educators: Teaching Afrikaans as a communication skill and contributed to curriculum & course development. (Content and presentation)

2019 – Present

Book promotion / Book influencer: Working with LAPA publishers on a voluntary basis, where I primarily promote Children’s and YA books on Instagram, my personal blog and twitter.

2018 – 2019     

Tutoring Additional Afrikaans in Faculty of Health Sciences: Tutoring group classes and providing additional support to students, additional to main lectures and coursework. (SLL1044S, SLL2002H, SLL3002H, SLL1048H)

2015 – Present

Part time Lecturer – UCT: Lecturing and examining various Afrikaans Communication Skills courses within the Faculty of Health Sciences (MBChB, Physio & Occupational Therapy).

2018 – Present

Scribing (Afrikaans) – UCT Disability Services: I have scribed and read for a student with Autism during his Afrikaans exams at UCT.

2018 – Present

Scribing (Afrikaans) – Oakley House High School: Scribing & reading various subjects during exam periods.

2018 – Present

Part Time Tutoring (Private)– Afrikaans : Tutoring Afrikaans FAL & HL to gr. 8 – 12 learners. Experience with learners who have limited exposure to the subject.

2017 – Present

Translations and Editing: Translated and edited transcripts, questionnaires, articles, posters, research material and notice boards for various clients.

2014 – Present

LitNet: Children’s literature reviews: Multiple Reviews & Reader’s impressions on Children’s books & Youth Literature.

2014 – 2015  

Tutoring at TeachMe2 (High School tutoring): Tutoring Afrikaans FET to gr.10 – gr.12 learners.


 Tutoring (part time), EGS1004S course – UCT: Tutoring a 1st year course while completing a 2nd year level course in the   Environmental and Geographical Department.

Achievements  |  Prestasies

2020                           Publication: Tydskrif vir Nederlands en Afrikaans – still to be published

2015 – 2016             Harry Crossley Research Fellow (Harry Crossley Research Foundation)

2011                           Dean’s Merit List & Class Medal – Afrikaans III B

2009                           Dux student at Zwaanswyk High School

Skills |  Vaardighede

  • Administrative & organisation skills: General admin and organisation skills due to undergraduate part time work in Faculty Offices and during registration periods.
  • Teaching skills: I have been teaching and facilitating various courses within the Afrikaans Section. Mainly Health Sciences communication courses and Education communication courses.
  • Interpersonal skills: Good interpersonal skills due to good working relationships with colleagues in Afrikaans section and Health Science departments. Generally, maintain good relationships with students.
  • Technology: Good with general MS Office software. Basic skills with Adobe Audition and Premiere for audio and visual projects.
  • Language skills: Fully bilingual in Afrikaans and English: reading, speaking and writing excellent.
  • Research skills: Intermediate skills after successful completion of research masters. Improving research skills with the goal of registering for a PhD in literature.

Thank you  for taking the time to read through my CV / resume.  Feel free to contact me with any questions you might have.

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