Durban – When Imran Bodalaji was in grade 9, he dreamt of becoming a teacher – even though he was deaf and the odds stacked against him.
Ten years after matriculating, Bodalaji, 29, has realised his dream.
He recently graduated from Stellenbosch University with his BEd degree.
According to the university, Bodalaji is the only second deaf student to achieve this goal.
Born in Worcester, Bodalaji’s parents discovered he was deaf when he was six months old.
He started his primary education at a mainstream school but attended De La Bat School in grade 3.
“The transition from a mainstream hearing school to a deaf school helped me greatly as I felt included and understood,” said Bodajali….
South Africa Education News