The highest quality private education

EDEN College has a record of exceptional academic achievements, as well as a tradition of excellence in cultural and sports activities.


Our leading EDEN College caters for pupils in Grades 8 to 12 and offers a range of FET subjects, which will enable them to specialise in the subjects that best suit them. The College has a record of exceptional academic achievements, as well as a tradition of excellence in cultural activities such as drama, music, debating, public speaking and, in particular, dance.

We at EDEN are privileged to have a team of highly qualified educators who are acknowledged as experts in their fields and are exceptional at encouraging independent thought, developing talents and inspiring each student to achieve his or her maximum potential. Our pupils leave us as confident, mature, responsible and motivated individuals who go on to excel in their chosen fields.

Every senior student is on a pathway — a pathway that includes various trials and successes. This involves a fine balancing act, with academic success being paramount and requiring outstanding facilitation and monitoring. Embarking on this pathway at Eden can change your life.

Pursue Excellence


Pursue Excellence


A unique and vibrant educational experience

Christa Booysens
Christa Booysens
Head of Eden College Durban

Christa Booysens heads up Eden College Durban

Christa matriculated in 1979 and went on to complete her teaching degree in 1983, through the University of the Free State, where she majored in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. At a later stage, she continued her studies through the University of Stellenbosch and was awarded her Honours in Educational Management.

Christa started her career as a Physical Science teacher at Kuswag High School and moved from there to Port Natal High School, where she taught Physics and Mathematics. After a short sabbatical with the birth of her daughter, Christa joined the Crawford group at the Durban campus. In 2007 with the inauguration of EDEN Durban, she was appointed as the Physical Science teacher. In 2016, Christa spread her wings and was appointed as a lecturer at STADIO, lecturing Natural Science and Mathematics while helping to shape the minds of future teachers. During her tenure at STADIO, Christa wrote a CPTD course in Natural Science.

In 2018, Christa re-joined Eden as the Deputy Principal and still taught Mathematics and Physical Science.

Christa was appointed as the Principal of Eden Durban in 2023.

As her favourite scientist Albert Einstein ones said: “Education is not the learning of facts, but training the mind to think.”

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