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#CSIMonth: Building the future through early childhood development

Founded by Phillip Shapiro in 2006, Build the Future is a non-profit organisation that facilitates early childhood development through learning and nutrition programmes in informal settlements in Johannesburg and KwaZulu-Natal...

By Sindy Peters 12 Jul 2017

#YouthMonth: Instilling life skills, R2 at a time

Academics and learning hard skills makes up only one part of the education process. These days, many jobs require soft skills not readily taught in the classroom. Randy Mampuru tells us about Kidz Hub, and how they are teaching kids commitment, consistency and sacrifice...

By Shan Radcliffe 30 Jun 2017

#YouthMonth: Creating solid foundations to unleash unlimited potential

A structured and stable education in the early years is crucial to giving children the best developmental start to life. Unfortunately, not all South African children have access to a good early childhood education, but NPO, The Unlimited Child, is looking to change that...

By Shan Radcliffe 23 Jun 2017

#YouthMonth: Teaching our children to love themselves

Writer, entrepreneur and mother, Anita Telle believes the greatest lesson we can teach our children is how to accept and love themselves, and has written a few books to help us do so...

By Shan Radcliffe 9 Jun 2017

Education: Africa's path to a sustainable future

The world is focussed on sustainable development and education is the key. This may be no truer than in Africa where valiant efforts continue to end poverty and hunger and protect the environment...

Issued by Spintelligent 25 May 2017

Montessori institute offers new internationally accredited ECD course

The internationally accredited Association Montessori Internationale Assistants to Infancy Course 0-3 will be on offer for the first time in southern Africa at the Indaba Montessori Institute Stellenbosch...

4 Apr 2017

SETA funding to train deaf adults

Fifty adults will partake in a six month Deaf Mentor Training course, courtesy of the Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA)...

23 Nov 2016

The global and South African need for ECD centres

Investing in Early Childhood Development (ECD) will set children up for emotional, physical and cognitive achievement. The question is, to what extent has the world and, more specifically, South Africa invested in ECD?...

Issued by Cipla 13 Sep 2016

Early childhood development campus launched in Kaboweni- Mbombela

The Department of Social Development in Mbombela, in collaboration with the Cipla Foundation, on 2 June launched a specialised early childhood development (ECD) campus in the informal settlement of Kaboweni...

Issued by Cipla 12 Sep 2016

New partnership to support early creative education

Ground-breaking educational initiative, the Africa A+ Schools support network, seeks to infuse creativity and innovation into schools by using the arts as a tool for teaching and learning...

27 Jun 2016

New FUNda Leader campaign to build SA reading culture

The Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign launched an initiative on International Children's Day, 1 June, to motivate South Africans to become champions of literacy...

10 Jun 2016

EduWeek with SABC Education powered by Intel: Advancing Educational Knowledge in Africa

Education must be regarded as a founding element of the right to a decent life and to individual development and as a key factor for reducing poverty and inequalities...

Issued by Spintelligent 31 May 2016

New facility for Rainbow ECD Centre opens in Masiphumelele

The new building of the Rainbow Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre in Masiphumelele near Fish Hoek in Cape Town was officially opened on Tuesday, 26 April...

29 Apr 2016

Certification in ECD gives women access to funding

Britehouse will collaborate with the Diepsloot Preschools Project and Training Force, on a one-year project focused on early childhood development certification for preschool teachers in underprivileged areas...

28 Apr 2016

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Student loans holding you back from achieving your entrepreneurial dreams?

The student loan debt issue is a national crisis. Not only is it preventing young millennials from enjoying financial freedom in their personal lives, but, in many cases, it's also making it more difficult to achieve business success.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jun 2017

Canada to teach computer coding starting in kindergarten

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian schoolchildren will soon start learning computer coding and other digital skills from kindergarten through to high school, the government announced on Wednesday, 14 June 2017.

15 Jun 2017

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