Our staff is built to teach each student individually, to develop the skills they need to thrive in mathematics, and to foster a love of learning.

Nelson Yawson

Nelson is an instructor at Mathnasium Mirdif. He is from Ghana and graduated from the University of Mines and Technology in Ghana with a First Class Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. He also holds a Masters degree of Science in Statistics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, and a supporting Learning Certificate from the Lancaster University in the United Kingdom. He worked as a teaching and research assistant in the department of Mathematics at the University of Mines and Technology and has also worked as a Mathematics lecturer at the Lancaster University Ghana Foundations Programme from February 2014 till December 2019. He has been in the UAE since January 2020, working with Mathnasium as an Instructor in Uptown Mirdif, Dubai. It gives him great joy to see a clear development in every child's interest in Mathematics and a significant improvement in their class scores and in their Mathnasium post-assessments. Outside learning centers, he loves watching and playing soccer.

Catherine Rivera

Catherine Rivera, is an Instructor at Mathnasium, Mirdif since December 2022. She graduated at Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Industrial Education major in Mathematics. She has been teaching for 4 years and she always enjoy seeing the smiles in her students’ faces every time they finally learn to solve or do something that has been hard for them. She loves teaching in Mathnasium because of the unique ways in how they teach Math and how they make it simple. She has confidence that every student has their unique way of learning so she explores a lot of teaching methods to help the students understand Math in the most effective and simplest way as possible. She spends most of her free time cooking and talking to her loved ones.

Our Mathnasium Mission

Teach children math so they understand it, master it, and love it. Math can change their lives, and they can change the world.

What I love about Mathnasium is the ability to teach problem-solving skills and make math make sense, while also making a student smile.
Amber W., Mathnasium Instructor

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