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About the centre

The Vhembe District Centre lies 40 kilometres from the town of Louis Trichardt in the Makhado District Municipality of Limpopo. Operating in the premises of the Makhado Continuous Professional Education Centre, the facility serves schools in the Vhembe District’s 27 Circuits Offices.

Some of the schools are in deep rural areas that are characterised by widespread poverty and unemployment.
Education in these conditions is difficult, particularly in the crucial subjects of Maths, Science and Technology. The centre offers the potential for bridging the digital divide and improving the quality of education in these under-resourced regions.

The centre has an ICT (Information, Communication and Technology) centre donated by Vodacom which has the following facilities:

  • An ICT training room that has 34 laptops stored in a trolley and a data projector.
  • An Internet café that has 16 desktops, bookshelf and a printer
  • A Mindset room with a TV and server for Mindset Learn programmes 

Programmes offered by the centre include:

  • Basic ABET Literacy Skills
  • Career Guidance
  • Maths and Science Camps during school holiday.
  • Teacher Professional Development /Curriculum Support workshops for educators
  • In-service training for Commercial subjects educators for the whole province.
  • ICT programmes for educators and principals with partners Schoolnet SA, Cisco and Vodacom:
    • Getting Started
    • Microsoft Partners in Learning (PIL)
    • CASME
    • TARMIIfp
    • ICT Leadership for school managers
  • ICT programmes for Out of school Youth
    • Sizanani ICT skills
    • IT Essentials
    • Easy Steps
    • Delphi Programming

The centre provides venues for Grade 12 NSC Supplementary exams, Provincial and National Teaching Awards meetings, District Management Team meetings, Subject Cluster meetings, CASS Moderation, In-Service training, Curriculum support meetings and Church functions.

Management of the centre
Dr Ramakhanya E.T.H: Centre Manager (CES)
Mr Moshope R.T.M: Commerce (DCES)
Mr Hlungwani M.S: Commerce
Mr Netsianda A: ICT Coordinator (ES)

Opening hours

The centre operates from 8h00 to 16h00 during weekdays, including school holidays, and is open on Saturdays when there are workshops.

 

Contact the centre

Physical address Phone numbers On line
Nzhelele Village
Makhado
Dzanani Limpopo
Tel: 015 970 4041
Fax: 015 970 4009
Dr Ramakhanya E.T.H
082 202 0259
Mr Netsianda A
076 515 4366
absonetsianda@hotmail.com

Directions to the centre
Driving north on the N1 in the direction of Musina, turn right after the second Hendrik Verwoerd tunnel. Drive a few metres and turn right just before the shopping mall. Proceed to the next stop sign, turn right, drive to the next stop sign and turn right again. The centre is at the end of the road.