Mr. John Afrim

Math Facilitator (Secondary)

John Afrim gained admission to the University of Ghana, Legon, to read for a Bachelor of Science degree, combining Mathematics, physics and Chemistry.

He graduated in Mathematics as a Single Major Subject in 2001.

After graduation, he was recruited by the university’s Head of Mathematics Department to fulfill the National Service requirement with the department, lecturing Level 100, 200 students.

He then gained admission to pursue his MPhil Mathematics program at the University of Ghana 2009 and graduated in 2011. In 2015, he also attended the IBDP Mathematics Higher level Category 2 Workshop held in Dubai.

He has worked in several institutions such as GIMPA (2003), Methodist University College (2004), Ashesi University College ( 2009-2011), Catholic University College (2011) and AIMS Ghana ( 2013) as teaching assistant .

He then Joined SOS-Hermann Gmeiner College as an IB and IGCSE teacher from 2013- 2018.

In August, 2018 he joined ARIS, where he is a member of the Mathematics Department. He is currently teaching Extended and Additional Mathematics for the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and Mathematical Studies for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).

One of his favourite quotes is by Paul Dirac: “God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world”.

John holds the belief that mathematics should be enjoyed in and as well as outside the classroom.