Rurality, Mathematics Education, and Teaching Practice forms the basis for Dr. Hlamulo Wiseman Mbhiza’s research. Dr. Mbhiza obtained his B.Ed., B.Ed. Honours, Master of Education by Dissertation degrees as well as his PhD at the University of the Witwatersrand. He has held lecturing and tutoring positions at the University of the Witwatersrand, Independent Institute of Education (Rosebank College), Instil Education, University of Limpopo and he is currently a Lecturer of Mathematics Education at the University of South Africa. Over the course of his developing research career, he has authored/co-authored book chapters and journal articles. He has held several prestigious scholarships including the NIHSS-SAHUDA and NRF Scholarships.