Mike Whittaker was born in beautiful Johannesburg, South Africa. Attended the prestigious school of Parktown Boys’ High School. Obtained a university bursary to the renowned North-West University (NWU), where he received his Bachelor of Education (Senior Phase) as well as further studied by completing his TEFL Certificate. Also, he is a passionate sportsman and is a certified rugby, cricket, rock climbing, and athletics coach. He is extremely passionate about cultural diversity and believes education is integral in a child’s journey towards freedom through the development of intellectual curiosity.