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About the centre

Maphumulo Education Resource Centre is part of the Maphumulo Circuit, located in the Maphumulo area under ILembe District. It is situated next to the Maphumulo Police Station, opposite the local Magistrate Court.

The Centre services local schools (both educators & learners and sister departments as well as the people in the surrounding community. 

Services rendered

We provide venues for Department of Education officials, teachers, learners, sister Departments, NGO’s, socialpPartners (e.g. SADTU) and the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC)

For Educators

  • Facilitate training in Integrating ICT into the classroom
  • Provide support with a site where teachers access shared resources
  • Provide library support both at the Centre and at the schools.
  • Provide support for all curriculum-related activities

For Learners

  • Provide career guidance
  • Provide extra classes
  • Provide library support both at the Centre and at the schools
  • Provide support in ICT

For surrounding community

  • Basic computer skills (MS Office; Introduction to Internet & Email)
  • Workshops concerning various skills development

The Centre consists of:

  • 2 offices, with a reception lobby
  • 1 conference hall;
  • 1 ICT lab, with computers (30 laptops & 9 desktops); an interactive smart-board with speakers, built-in overhead projector, video-call camera; a multi-purpose printer; and a TV
  • 2 library rooms (one houses mobile library materials)
  • A mobile library for schools;
  • A science store room
  • A server room for computers


 Centre staff & management

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Opening hours

Monday to Friday from 7h30 - 16h00


Contact the centre

Physical address Phone numbers On line

Maphumulo Education Centre
Next to Maphumulo Police Station,
opposite Magistrate’s Court
Maphumulo 4470

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: -29.15955
Longitude: 31.066368

P/Bag x9207
Maphumelo 4470

060 487 8807
076 043 6626

Fax: 032 481 2242



MaphumuloFrom N2, get onto Stanger offramp, drive straight on the R74, after 1km past the Vukile High School go left at the Maphumulo sign, drive on the left of Maphumulo Spar, soon after you go right following the Police Station signpost, stop at the 2nd car gate on the left with Maphumulo Resource Education Centre billboard.