St.Francis Adult Education Centre, Langa, Cape Town

The Facilities
The St Francis campus currently comprises:

  • church
  • pre-school for small children
  • street children’s feeding scheme
  • day school
  • night school
  • computer training & resource centre
  • technology training centre
  • music school
  • fashion design school
  • motor learners licence school
  • refugee language programme
  • disabled rehabilitation centre
  • pensioner’s club and various scout clubs etc.

St Francis is also a pension / welfare pay point.

The St Francis Day School is staffed by a fulltime principal, deputy principal and many fulltime educators. There are also several administrative staff members ensuring the smooth running of the school.

The St Francis Night School has:

  • a principal
  • three departmental heads
  • a bookkeeper
  • five administrative staff
  • many part-time educators.

The Computer Centre has:

  • a manager
  • two admin staff members
  • three fulltime tutors
  • a few part-time tutors.

An educator / project co-ordinator assisted by a part-time educator staffs the Technology Project. The Music Project has a project co-ordinator and several part-time tutors. The Fashion Design School is staffed by an educator / co-ordinator and an assistant. Numerous other service providers are contracted from time to time as the need arises to provide additional skills training such as Learners Licence, First Aid and Tourism.

The Centre has a full time resident priest. The convent has two resident nuns; one runs the St Anthony Pre-School staffed by several full time staff members. The other nun runs a seniors club for pensioners from the community. A grounds manager and four assistants maintain the grounds, buildings and take care of general security, while four cleaners assist by cleaner all classrooms and other offices etc.

It is the determination of all St Francis Stakeholders to keep alive the spirit of compassion, courage and service that characterised the Centre's inception.

For this we invite all interested to visit our Centre and share in our efforts to meet the needs of the community. We require ongoing networking, support and financial assistance. Hence the creation of this web-site.


Images of the facilities
The front entrance of the School.
The St. Francis Church.
Community Facilities
Double-story class-rooms
Prefab Buildings
Learners have secured access to a safe environment where quality learning takes place.