SA’s youngest children are not read to enough

SA’s youngest children are not read to enough

Reading is an important form of stimulation and teaches babies and children about communication; introduces them to numbers, letters, colours and shapes; develops their listening, memory and vocabulary skills; and enables them to understand the world around them....

Home visitors in their own words

By Lisa Cohen  (Project Lead: Home Visiting / Parenting interventions) Last week, I visited the final round of home visitor training in two new districts in North West province and I was struck by the personal growth in the women enrolled in the programme. I first met...

The “Ordinary Magic” of ECD

Why do some children thrive in difficult circumstances, and others not? One of the most surprising findings from the many studies that have been done on levels of resilience in children is that resilience is not built through extraordinary interventions, but rather...