Project Summary: MOTT SMT
Project Contact Person: GM Naidoo  and Bruce Damons
Contact Number: 041-5043895
Email Addresses:;
What is the project about?
To co-construct an engagement programme which will allow the SMTs of the Manyano Network to effectively deliver on their school leadership mandate. 
Focus Areas identified by Schools

Number Themes Areas to be covered 
1 Roles and responsibilities
  • History of SMT
  • Composition
  • Policy guidelines
  • Duties and responsibilities
2 Transformational leadership
  • School Culture
  • Emotional intelligence 
  • Fostering unity
  • Communication
  • Strategic leadership
  • Recognising stakeholder agency

Understanding of contextual 

strategic plan to bring about basic 

school functionality within the

context of the school

  • Alignment of plan with SGB plan
  • Finances
  • Academic
  • Administration
  • Co and extra-curricular
  • Community involvement and support
  • Policy development / relevant to context
  • Building stakeholder relations
4 Drawing up of the strategic plan
  • Each school compiling Sakhingomso SMT plan based on the lessons emerging in above themes
  • Developing a detailed action plan
  • Identifying skills needed to effectively implement plans
5 Presentation of Plans
  • Community presentation of plans of SMT for ratification
6 Implementation
  • Implementation of plans
  • Skills development
  • Coordinating committee support
    SMT members of the 14 Manyano Schools