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Boipelo

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About the centre

Boipelo Teacher Development Centre was established in 2007 as a hub for Johannesburg North District teachers. The centre is situated in Pimville (Soweto) and it serves +/- 250 schools.

The Centre services schools in Soweto (Pimville, Orlando, Diepkloof), Central (Riverlea, Bosmont, Mayfair, Noordgesig, Coronationville, Westbury, Greenside, Parktown, Linden Roosevelt), North (Ranburg, Northcliff, Randpark, Fourways,) Far North (Diepsloot, Lanseria, Cosmo City and Zandspruit).

Services offered

  • Educators are professionally developed through workshops and trainings.
  • Hands on Workshops on the use of ICT Hardware and Software
  • Basic Computer Training Skills for teachers
  • Smartboard Training
  • Teachers Professional Development courses (CPTD)
  • Management of ICT use in Schools
  • Induction of newly appointed teachers
  • Administration of National Teaching Awards
  • Administration of Funza Lushaka Bursary scheme
  • Change management (Principals)
  • Also serves as a resource centre for teachers
  • Over and above workshops and trainings conducted at the centre, different stakeholders are also provided rooms to hold meetings. (Teacher formations, Partners, sponsors, Professional bodies, HEIS etc.)

Facilities

  • Auditorium
  • Science Laboratories (3)
  • ICT Laboratory (Computer room and a server room)
  • Fully equipped kitchen for Consumer Studies Workshops
  • Training rooms with smartboards (4)
  • Administration Office with 4 offices
  • Ablution facilities
  • Storage space
  • Support space

Centre staff
DCES: Teacher Development - Ms Rosa Mngadi
SES: Training Specialist –Mr Tsekiso Motlengoa and Mr Walter Kheswa
SES: Teacher Centre Manager: - Ms Princess Dineka

Community role
Community based groups are provided with space to utilise in the centre. Currently there are 3 projects taking place in the centre : Carpentry, Gardening and Dressmaking.

 

Opening hours

 Monday to Friday from 7h30 - 16h30

Contact the centre

Physical address Phone number Email address
1089 Mokoena Street
Klipspruit
Pimville, Soweto
Johannesburg
011 938 2498 (Office)
071 384 5661 (Centre Manager)
 Princess.Dineka@gauteng.gov.za