New tool to help practitioners improve quality in ECD practice
SA children 0-5 being read to
Reading is an important form of stimulation and teaches babies and children about communication; introduces them to numbers, letters,
Despite evidence supporting that babies should be read to from day one, data collected during the General Household Survey 2016 shows that half of
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The South African Early Childhood Review 2019 is an annual statistical review and analysis of the key data indicators for children under 6. Data indicators are carefully selected from across the Essential Package of ECD services: Primary level maternal and child...
The Department of Social Development, supported by Ilifa Labantwana, seeks to appoint a service provider to design a quality assurance and support system for early learning programmes that gives expression to the priorities and principles of the ECD Policy, drawing...
We have just published a new public resource: a literature review of the global evidence base for early learning programmes. This analysis is especially useful in the current South African context, where both the National Development Plan Vision 2030 and the National...
- There are 6 million children aged 0 – 5 years in South Africa. 100% 100%
- 4 million of them receive the Child Support Grant and they need subsidised early learning. 66% 66%
- Only 1 million of children who need subsidised early learning – or 25% – are receiving it. 25% 25%
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