Foundation For Professional Development

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173 Mary Rd
South Africa

About Us


The vision of the Foundation for Professional Development (FPD) is to build a better society through education and capacity development.

Mission Statement

FPD’s mission is to catalyse social change through developing people, strengthening systems and providing innovative solutions.


All of FPD's activities are based on, and flow from, the following core values, which were developed by FPD staff through a consultative process


FPD strives to be an innovator in society by challenging the status quo and by actively identifying opportunities to affect positive change with a view of building a better society. This is achieved by aggressively embracing growth opportunities and committing ourselves to producing leadership.


FPD and its staff adhere to moral and ethical principles in all their activities. This is reflected in honest and professional conduct, personal accountability and a commitment to not abuse the resources of the organisation or its sponsors. Most of all, FPD will not compromise its institutional principles for the sake of political expedience.


FPD strives to guarantee the excellence of all its products and services. All such services are designed to meet the current needs of its clients. Underlying this commitment to quality is a continuous drive to achieve excellence and develop the systems to reward such achievements.

Freedom to Challenge

encourages an environment where staff can voice their opinion without fear of victimisation. Constructive critique and creative debate between stakeholders and staff are encouraged.


Consideration for the rights of individuals and groups integral to FPD as an organisation. FPD honours the personal beliefs of its clients, its staff and its service beneficiaries.

Service to Society

All of FPD’s activities are dedicated to serving the best interest of society. FPD’s focus is underpinned by a strong sense of social responsibility.

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela