Winning woman: Local educational therapist graduates with PhD

Winning woman: Local educational therapist graduates with PhD

- A local woman has graduated with a PhD from Wits recently

- She has been working in education for the last 11 years

- She encouraged people to work hard and pursue their goals

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A chief educational therapist at a school in Kempton Park has obtained her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Dr Fransli Buckle has been working in education for over a decade and her goal has been to make a difference in learner's lives.

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Winning woman: Local educational therapist graduates with PhD

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Her thesis was titled “The effectiveness of computer-based intervention for the remediation of visual perceptual skills in 7- to 9-year-old learners diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder”.

Buckle is an occupational therapist and actively involved in the Kempton Park community.

“I also thoroughly enjoy presenting papers at conferences and workshops"

The graduate believes that every child is gifted and it is the responsibility of parents, educators and therapists to uncover each child’s potential.

She advises people to pursue further studies and to work diligently.

"Surround yourself with people who will motivate you to reach your goal"

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Meanwhile previously reported that a Western cape local has flown the Mzansi flag high after he received international honours recently. Ricardo Virgill Smart was awarded the Golden Key International Honour Society (GK) International Leadership Council Award (ILC) in Texas recently. The GK-ILC Award recognises outstanding leaders from around the globe in one of three areas: student leadership, academic leadership or community leadership.

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