Our Programme Design & Development Team

Our Programme Design & Development Team

The Programme Design team is responsible for the design of the SmartStart programme, training and setting quality standards and processes.

Justine Jowell

Programme Design Lead

My passion for early learning started while working with young people at risk, and experiencing the impact of the lack of nurturing and stimulating environments on children and young adults as they grow.

Mameetse Sebesho

Training Manager

I believe the children are the future and I always wanted to contribute to the future of South Africa by making the difference in different communities today.

Bafana Gxubane

Lead Trainer

Ndijoyine iSmartStart kuba kwiminyaka yam yophuhliso loluntu, ndiye ndafunda ukuba ngcono koMzantsi Afrika kusezandleni ze-ECD.

Mpho Raphalalani

Lead Trainer

Making a difference in people’s lives and making a life long impact in life has always been my drive and SmartStart has afforded me such a platform to change, restore and inspire lives

Kirsty Paxton

Early Learning & Design

I’m passionate about education and play and resonate deeply with SmartStart’s vision to make quality early learning possible for all children in South Africa

Debbie Schkolne

Quality Assurance & Design