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John David Volmink

John David Volmink, South African mathematics educator. Member Mathematics Association American, National Council Teachers of Mathematics Supporter United Democratic Front.; Member Christian Brethren Church.

Background

  • Volmink, John David was born on September 11, 1949 in Cape Town, Republic South Africa. Son of James John and Johanna Catherine (Cameron) Volmink.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, 1973, Bachelor of Science (honours), 1975. Master of Science, Cornell University, 1983. H.E.D., United States Africa, Pretoria, 1984.

      Mathematics teacher Belgravia High School, Cape Town, 1971-1975. Lecturer applied mathematics University Western Cape, 1976-1978. Head mathematics department Peninsula Technikon, Bellville, 1978-1983.

      Deputy director academy support University Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa, since 1983. Consultant Consulting Group Inc., San Diego, 1982-1983, Teacher Opportunities Programmes, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1984-1985.

    Career

    • Editor: Total Operations Processing System math. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Works

    • Editor: Total Operations Processing System mathematics learning kit, 1984-1985. Contributor articles to professional journals. Community mathematics leader Build a Better Society, Cape Town, 1984.

      Provost's fellow Cornell University, 1981.

    Membership

    Member Mathematics Association American, National Council Teachers of Mathematics Supporter United Democratic Front. Member Christian Brethren Church.

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountain climbing, chess.

    Connections

    • Married Engela Suzanne Mars, August 9, 1975. Children– Heinrich Cyril, John Samuel.
    • father: James John Volmink
    • mother: Johanna Catherine (Cameron) Volmink
    • spouse: Engela Suzanne Mars
    • children: Heinrich Cyril Volmink
    • John Samuel Volmink
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    Born September 11, 1949
    (age 68)
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