Satsope Maoto, with an NRF Rating of C2, is the current Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Limpopo. She had the opportunity to teach mathematics and mathematics education at all levels of education. She taught primary teachers under a project then called Primary Mathematics Project (PMP) while teaching at a High School and later at a College of Education. When she joined academia in April 2000 she lectured mathematics education for both pre-service and in-service undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Her teaching experience at all levels and her research areas for both her Masters and Doctoral degree in mathematics education shaped her research focus. Her research focus is on classroom practice and delves into issues of mathematics teaching, learning and assessment. This focus later expanded to include the comprehension of mathematics and mathematics teacher training from the perspective of reform.