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The real value of well-trained and educated ECD teachers
The real value of well-trained and educated ECD teachersArticle

Rosemary Mokoena, teacher training and development manager of the Nokuphila Teacher Training Academy, emphasises the importance of having well-trained and certified ECD teachers...

10 Sep 2020

Covid-19 fast-tracks ECD practitioner development to include more digitally-enabled learning
Covid-19 fast-tracks ECD practitioner development to include more digitally-enabled learningArticle

The Covid-19 induced lockdown and the need for social distancing have prompted a review of approach in training Early Childhood Development (ECD) practitioners to include greater use of digital platforms.

21 Jul 2020

Read Institute expands ECD career options
Read Institute expands ECD career optionsArticle

The Read Group has announced the launch of The Read Institute, a South African training provider in the Early Childhood Development (ECD) arena...

4 Apr 2019

Eskilz College Early Childhood Development leaners looking for placement
Eskilz College Early Childhood Development leaners looking for placementArticle

Over 350 learners with disabilities have enrolled for the Early Childhood Development level 4 learnership at Eskilz College...

Issued by Eskilz College 19 Jul 2018

Anglo American launches education programme
Anglo American launches education programmeArticle

Anglo American, in partnership with the DBE, has launched a major new education programme to improve outcomes for learners local to its mining operations in South Africa...

16 Apr 2018

Thabdokazi Mkwena, an ECD practitioner at Luvuyo Special Needs Centre achieved her NQF Level two qualification at the end of last year, she will also receive ongoing mentorship and coaching, ensuring that the knowledge and skills that they have gained from the training is applied in the classroom.
Cookhouse Wind Farm invests in ECD centres by upskilling local practitionersArticle

Through its flagship project, Cookhouse Wind Farm has enabled 47 early childhood development (ECD) practitioners...

12 Apr 2018

Educare challenge to celebrate the importance of early childhood development
Educare challenge to celebrate the importance of early childhood developmentArticle

Innovation Edge is aiming to change the perception that undermines the importance of Early Childhood Development (ECD) with the launch of the ECD Heroes Challenge...

3 Oct 2017

Mellony Ramalho, African Bank’s group executive: sales, branch network
#WomensMonth: Investing in women will make a differenceArticle

Africa Bank's Mellony Ramalho believes young women, need to be shown that there are possibilities and taught that through hard work they too can succeed...

15 Aug 2017

New programme to make learning fun
New programme to make learning funArticle

Evidence shows that a play-based approach to learning allows children to better understand mathematical and language concepts and to become creative, solution-oriented learners...

10 Mar 2017

How funds raised from The 2016 CEO SleepOut will be spent
How funds raised from The 2016 CEO SleepOut will be spentArticle

The CEO SleepOut Trust has provided an outline of the legacy projects created out of funds from The 2016 CEO SleepOut by the appointed beneficiary partners...

8 Mar 2017

JAM SA launches 'Real Amazing' campaign
JAM SA launches 'Real Amazing' campaignArticle

Launched in 2005, JAM South Africa now supports more than 1,700 early childhood development (ECD) centres across seven provinces...

Sindy Peters 20 Sep 2016

ECD hackathon aims to create real fundable tech solutions
ECD hackathon aims to create real fundable tech solutionsArticle

Investment in Early Childhood Development (ECD) has seen a substantial increase in the last five years as a result of research and insights on the importance of the first years of a child's life...

3 Jun 2015

ECD a foundation for a better SA
ECD a foundation for a better SAArticle

A proud Sindiswa Khumalo of Kwathema Crèche on Friday walked away with the Best Early Childhood Development (ECD) Practitioner category award, saying for her its more than just a job, it's her ministry...

More Matshediso 23 Feb 2015

Investing in ECD helps to reduce social and economic inequality
Investing in ECD helps to reduce social and economic inequalityArticle

The paper about the findings of the desktop research review entitled Laying the Foundation for Success: Lessons learnt from CSI-funded ECD programmes in South Africa, was shared at the FirstRand Foundation's fifth CSI That Works breakfast on 24 October 2014.

Sizwe Nxasana 28 Oct 2014

Ellerine Holdings employees donate monthly to Mandela Day beneficiaries
Ellerine Holdings employees donate monthly to Mandela Day beneficiariesArticle

Employees within the Ellerine Holdings group, in South Africa and Namibia, launched the Siyanakekela Community Investment Programme on Mandela Day 2010 to collect funds on a monthly basis to...

9 Jul 2014

Preliminary findings on ECD centres welcomed
Preliminary findings on ECD centres welcomedArticle

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has welcomed the preliminary findings on Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres, saying they will make a valuable contribution to government's strategy to improve ECD services in the country.

14 Mar 2014

School feeding scheme benefits nine million children
School feeding scheme benefits nine million childrenArticle

President Jacob Zuma says about nine million children are benefitting from the school feeding scheme, ensuring that they no longer have to study on empty stomachs.

12 Mar 2014

The Tshepang Educare Trust improves education in disadvantaged areasArticle

The Tshepang Educare Trust in Bethlehem in the Free State was established to train matrons running the various pre-school crèches to help improve their delivery of education and training to children between the ages of three and six years.

13 Sep 2013

BIC South African campaign to become best practice example for group
BIC South African campaign to become best practice example for groupArticle

Stationery giant BIC's global team is using the South African 'Choose BIC and Change a Future' campaign as an international 'best practice' campaign.

20 Aug 2013

FNB Fund supports early childhood development programmes
FNB Fund supports early childhood development programmesArticle

International research and studies have shown that Early Childhood Development (ECD) programmes benefit children, families and communities. Through LETCEE (The Little Elephant Training Centre for Early Education), the Sikhulakahle Abantwana Project has been implemented in Mbuba, KwaZulu-Natal with the support of the FNB Fund.

19 Jun 2013

Early maths learning is critical - UCT, Wordworks
Early maths learning is critical - UCT, WordworksArticle

A recent report by the University of Cape Town (UCT) entitled "Much More Than Counting: Supporting mathematics development between birth and five years", explores the importance of mathematics learning opportunities in the years before formal schooling and sets out a learning framework for both preschools and homes.

23 May 2013

Launch of 2010 South African Early Childhood Development Awards
Launch of 2010 South African Early Childhood Development AwardsArticle

The 2010 South African Early Childhood Development Awards have been launched at the Department of Basic Education by primary funders and founders, Absa, and the bank's project partners. This unique recognition platform is claimed to be the first of its kind in the world, and has been re-named to broaden participation.

21 Sep 2010

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