MySchool general manager Pieter Twine, Mr Samodien and Edward Mosuwe, the Head of Department of the MECs office in Gauteng.

Ridwan Samodien, of Kannemeyer Primary School has been named one of 2019’s most inspirational principals. Over the past 10 years Woolworths Education Programme and My School have been celebrating, affirming and appreciating teachers, with children being encouraged to nominate their favourite teacher and outline how these teachers have impacted them. This year the adjudicators decided to create two new categories alongside their Top 3 Teacher Awards –  that of Most Inspirational Learning Support Teacher and One of the Most Inspirational Principals.