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About the centre

"Geared for service excellence"

Pillars of the DTDC 

  • Providing facilities for Departmental Officials, teachers, learners, community
  • Providing educational resources for Departmental Officials, teachers, learners, community
  • Providing training for Departmental Officials, teachers, learners, community
  • Providing outreach programmes

Facilities at the DTDC

  • Workshop rooms
  • Library / media centre
  • ICT / computer laboratory
  • Physical sciences / Life sciences laboratory
  • Career guidance centre
  • Two mobile libraries

Services offered by the different sections

Resource Section

  • Access to different resources at the library for homework, projects and assignments
  • Outreach programmes to incorporate multi-media resources in the classroom to enhance Mathematical and Language Skills
  • Mobile Library Project to provide resources to under-resourced rural schools

ELITS Section

  • Train library committees on administration and management of school libraries
  • The integration of library-based resources into classroom practice to enhance teaching and learning

Career Section

  • Career guidance services
  • Advice on subject choices
  • Assistance with grade 12 applications for tertiary institutions, bursaries and registration for NBT (National Benchmark Tests)

ICT Section / Vodacom Centre

  • Capacitate Departmental Officials, teachers and community with basic computer skills and ICDL
  • Provide access to the internet and IBP (Internet Broadcasting Programme) to support curriculum
  • Terminal for Innovation in teaching and technology in the classroom
  • Services as a hub for Mind Set Program
  • Serves as a digital resource core for departmental officials, teachers, learners and community.

Programme Section

  • Co-ordination of teacher development activities
  • Organise activities to celebrate NSW (National Science Week)
  • Participate in Techno X

The DTDC serves as a one stop facility where all stakeholders can obtain professional and excellent service

Management of the centre
Mr. M.P. Simelane

Opening hours

Monday to Friday from 07h30 – 16h00


Contact the centre

Physical address Phone number On line
Old ABSA Building
c/o Reinet & Tulbagh Streets
Welkom 9459
057 916 7350