- Hourly rate R200
- Response time 4h
- Number of students 36
1st lesson free!
Mechanical Engineer. Maths and Physics tutor.High school, primary school level with over 5 years of tutoring experience.
Pfano is one of our best Maths tutors. High-quality profile, qualifications verified, organised and responsive to lesson requests, and appreciated by their students.
About the lesson
My teaching methods correspond to the type of learner/s I am tutoring. I believe every learner is unique and hence understand at their own pace or unique study method that suits them. I go an extra mile in order to accommodate every learner's way of learning.
- Adult education
I am a Mechanical engineering graduate. My tutoring experience goes back as far as 2015 when I collaborated with my former high school friends to establish our own tutoring organisation. This organisation has been assisting local learners in physical sciences and mathematics.
Perfect! Mr Pfano is very patient and willing to go through the work step by step. Mr Pfano never made me feel dumb or less than when reviewing my work which made the lessons very comfortable. finally understanding my work made me more productive with my studies.
Perfect! Pfano is very patient, motivating and has great desire to help
- Pfano's response : Dedicated and energetic student, I would recommend sending more time practicing.
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I have witnessed Pfano change the lives of many learners because of his strong desire to help others. His hunger to spread knowledge is what makes him one of the best tutors I have worked with.
Mr Pfano is a well-disciplined and organized tutor. His innovative videos are really helpful and they have really helped me improve my understanding. He is always willing to go the extra mile to make sure you grasp the concept. I highly recommend this dedicated individual.
Pfano has a great teaching method and knows his subject, which helped my son improve his Maths mark tremendously!
Besides being a great tutor, Pfano is humble, patient, and the best mentor to his students the best good influencer you have ever met!!!
Pfano is a humble person who is always willing to assist people. He's dependable, well-informed, and good at explaining things. I highly recommend him.
I have studied with Pfano, tirelessly helping each other. We both achieved outstanding results in Mathematics, and other subjects altogether. I strongly recommend him and his positive influence to boost your confidence.
Pfano is very patient, motivating and has a great desire to help. My daughter is gaining her confidence in Maths and she enjoys the sessions a lot.
Pfano will teach you concepts step by step. He will walk with you through each step ensuring that you understand well. He is patient and friendly.
Pfano is a very good tutor. He's very patient and passionate about helping others. He also records useful videos with a very good explanation, he explains the content in a simple way that can be easily understood and he's always willing to help.
Pfano helped me understand mathematics on another level and totally changed my perspective on mathematics. Now I'm doing Bcom Accounting Sciences. From grade 9 to grade 12 he helped change me from an average pupil to a best in mathematics all the money I spent on him is totally worth it!
I definitely recommend Pfano his classes are just so inspirational and my daughter is enjoying them. She said she never had a teacher like him, and for that, I’m so so thankful. Her Maths and Science marks have been improved a lot in few months.
Pfano is a diligent and smart guy who never gives up. I've witnessed him making a remarkable total comeback in one module where he managed to get 80% on his second test after getting 20% on the first one when he was my roommate while we were at the University of Pretoria. You can rest assured that he will never give up on you until he helps you get it right!
I have had the privilege to closely work with Pfano and his extreme commitment to delivering excellent tutoring is unmatched.
1st of all he is full of love and compassion, he is patient and accommodating, from personal experience Pfano is a hardworker, highly motivated and he is really good in maths nd teaches with love, and when it comes to helping others, extending his knowledge he does that with passion
Pfano has always been a dedicated and determine individual. From my high school days competing for the top two level with him will and has always been a remarkable race to run because he was not fond to cheating, he is the kind of person that was always one step ahead in all the major subjects. "Doing things the right way" is his analogy and strive to understand the fundamental basic of every algorithm. For any novice math beginner, Pfano, Is the go to person he will build your foundation of understanding so that at the end of the day you will be a math creed with the reinforcement embedded in you. You will enjoy his honest dedication. His matric certificate is a solid evidence that describes his trustworthiness.
All i can say is that he's a very good tutor that u can gain a lot from him. You won't be wasting your time by giving him attention, It'll be worth it.
He is the reason why I passed my Grade 12 with Stars he gave me best lesson of all time through mathematics trust me Pfano is the Trustworthy Tutor
He is a dedicated person and his communication skills are amazing, very audible, confident, intelligent, smart and humble. .
The best you can have when it comes to maths
We worked a lot together in the teaching,Tutoring and mentoring industries for over five years now. He is very good and strong in concepts of Mathematics and Science. He helped many learners especially in the Northern part of South Africa and Gauteng province. Should need a mentor or Tutor please do contact him and your grades will never be the same.
Pfano is a veteran in tutoring. He has been in the game for long now and all his past tutoring sessions were successful. Ever since he started tutoring and guiding fellow brothers and sisters of his, lots of people have been helped. As one of his products ,I can say a thing or two about him. Pfano is strict, consistent, punctual and he does everything with determination. So owing to this, Pfano is a trustworthy tutor.
Pfano is good with learners. He makes sure that what he is teaching they understand. He is patient with his learners and wants to make an impact in people's lives by helping them. He runs a free holiday program during the holidays to help learners to understand subjects more.
Pfano is the best instructor. He is patient and he is good at maths. I recommend him.
Very patient man and explains clearly. He makes maths fun and entertaining. I remember I was struggling with maths in my first year but he made it easy for me.
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Find out more about Pfano
When did you develop an interest in your subject and in private tutoring?
My desire to tutor physics and mathematics dates back to 2014 when I was tasked with voluntary tasks to help my local community academy. It was then when I realised the joy I find in imparting knowledge to hungry minds.
Tell us more about the subject you teach, the topics you like to discuss with students (and possibly those you like a little less).
I really enjoy teaching mathematics, physics and thermodynamics. As an engineer, I have been exposed to so much knowledge and I have fallen in love with these subjects in the process.
Did you have any role models? Perhaps a teacher that inspired you?
I grew up looking up to my parents who are still such an inspiration to me. Both my parents were teachers, teaching came naturally to me.
What do you think are the qualities required to be a good tutor?
I think what makes a good tutor is a love for the subject, someone who is in love with a certain subject finds it easy to explain to others. Secondly, a good tutor must have great interpersonal skills. I believe each learner is unique and therefore needs to be treated accordingly. Accommodating learners requires someone who is patient and passionate about teaching.
Share an anecdote related to your subject or your school days.
In my final year of studies, I was tasked with research on the feasibility of a parabolic trough solar collector in South African regions. I fell in love with the topic so much I decided to build my own solar system whose aim is the production of crispy chips using only the sun's energy. I am still working on improving this innovative system whose success would greatly benefit the local community.
What were the difficulties or challenges you faced or are still facing at school?
The most challenging period of my school days was when I lost my bursary. I struggled financially until my grades improved, getting my sponsorship in the process.
Do you have a particular passion? Is it teaching in general, an element of this particular subject, or something completely different?
I am most passionate about teaching, teaching makes me feel a sense of purpose. As challenging as it may be, I really enjoy overcoming all the challenges that come with it.
What makes you a Superprof?
I think what makes me a Superprof is my desire to make a change through education. I am always willing to go the extra mile to help my learners.