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About Bronberg

Bronberg Nurse Education and Training Academy
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About Bronberg

Bronberg Nurse Education and Training Academy is a newly accredited private nursing college in Pretoria that offers clinical knowledge and practical skills to kickstart your career as a nurse practitioner.

Our dynamic and comprehensive training programme covers basic nursing knowledge, including affective, cognitive, and psychomotor skills. When you complete the programme, you will be qualified to provide quality life-saving care with respect and integrity, advocate for your patient’s needs, and improve their health and wellbeing.

Our Founders

With over 65 years combined experience in nursing and healthcare, professors Sophie Mogotlane and Olive Shisana  founded Bronberg Nurse Education and Training Academy with a vision to create an industry-leading nursing programme to equip nurses with essential skills and know-how to provide quality care with integrity and respect to their patients, co-workers, and the community.

Prof Sophie Mogotlane, PhD

Prof Sophie Mogotlane, PhD


Professor Sophie Mogotlane holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and a Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of South Africa (UNISA). She was head of the nursing departments (Department of Health Studies) at UNISA from 2003 to 2008 and the Medical University of Southern Africa (MEDUNSA) from 1993 to 2002, where she established the Honours, Masters, and Doctoral nursing degrees. She was also a teacher and founder of the Paediatric Nursing Program at the King Edward VIII Hospital Nursing College in Durban.

Olive Shisana, Sc.D, Prof (Hon), UCT

Olive Shisana, Sc.D, Prof (Hon), UCT


Dr Shisana is an Honorary Professor at the Psychiatry and Mental Health Department of the University of Cape Town. She holds a Doctor of Science degree from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and was awarded a Doctor of Laws honoris causa by Monash University in 2014. Dr Shisana served as the first Director-General for the Department of Health in a post-apartheid South Africa and later as Executive Director at the World Health Organization, directing programs for child health, HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, and women’s health. She served as CEO of South Africa’s Human Sciences Research Council for 10 years, the first woman to do so. Before that, she was the founder and the first Executive Director of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health (SAHA) and the Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance (SAHARA) in 2002.

Our Mission

We strive to be an industry leader, implementing cutting-edge and tried-and-tested training methods to serve the needs of our students, the nursing profession, and the community at large.

Evidence-based Quality Care

Provide evidence-based quality care by ensuring that students can access the latest scientific information on nursing care

Scientific Approach

Demonstrate excellence by applying the scientific approach to nursing care

Promote Compassionate Care

Promote the provision of compassionate care through enforcing our core values of humility and respect

Educate nurses

Educate nurses to provide care sensitively to all patients throughout the lifespan by exposing them to diverse learning situations

Our programme aligns with the International Council of Nurse’s principles in addressing the Millennium Development Goals, including the Bellagio Sustainable Development Goals through the Primary Health Care approach. As such, Bronberg’s nursing course moves beyond meeting basic human needs by promoting dynamic, inclusive, and sustainable development through better living standards, improved job skills, and productive life expectancy.

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    +27 (82) 788-4823




    563 Carl Street

    Metromitch Building

    Pretoria West


    South Africa