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
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
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
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, 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
Through its flagship project, Cookhouse Wind Farm has enabled 47 early childhood development (ECD) practitioners...
12 Apr 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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