Ms Yamkela Mbombo’s education journey started 2013 at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) where she completed her BA degree majoring in Psychology, Sociology and Linguistics. In 2017 she pursued her postgraduate studies at the University of Cape Town (UCT), where she did her Honours degree in Linguistics. In 2018 she completed her Postgraduate certificate in Education specializing in Intermediate Phase. Ms Mbombo is currently enrolled for her Master’s degree. During her teaching practice she had the opportunity to teach at Chapel Primary School and Rondebosch Boys junior school. While she was doing her undergraduate studies she was amongst the 15% of top performing students. Therefore, she was accorded a golden key award of which she is still an active member. Moreover, she was also awarded a SARCHI scholarship at the University of Cape Town. Ms Mbombo currently lectures IsiXhosa B ED at TOGI.