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About the centre 

Morningside Teacher Development Centre for Johannesburg East District offers professional development activities for educators in Alexandra, IvoryPark, Inner City and Suburban schools.

It is an ICT hub which aims to make a difference in the schools supported. The Centre offers SMART board and ICT trainings, workshops and hosts meetings. The Centre is supported by Vodacom and aims to deliver optimal service to the school community.

We train educators to be dashboard, basic computer and intermediate computer skills literate.

The following teacher development programmes are coordinated at the Centre: Continuing Professional Teacher Development and Information and Communication Technology.

The Centre also manages the National Teacher Awards.

Services rendered

  • Teacher Development activities (for school based and office based teachers)
  • Coordinate and support all curriculum teacher development activities.
  • Sign-up and orientation of teachers on CPTD Management system.
  • Provide teacher development programmes on ICT, Information skills and utilisation of resources in the classroom.

Our centre caters for meetings, training and storage.

Management of the Centre
SES: TD Centre Manager: Cecilia Papo
DCES: TD 1 Professional Staff
ICT Facilitators: 7
Technical/Admin Interns: 2

Facilities capacity
Training Room 1 (SMART Room) 30 people
Training Room 2 (SMART Room) 30 people
Training Room 3 (SMART Room) 35 people
Training Room 4 25 people
Boardroom 20 people
Computer Lab 28 people


Opening hours

Monday to Friday from 7h30 - 16h00
We are also open on weekends if we have trainings.
Bookings can be made by sending an email to the Centre Manager on


Contact the centre

Physical address Phone numbers On line
17 North Road
Centre manager Cecilia Papo:
071 474 5989
Mamikie(Technical intern):
061 970 4612
Phoenix (Admin intern):
084 316 9342