Survey to gauge understanding of ECD sector

Survey to gauge understanding of ECD sector

In line with the National Development Plan vision and the National Integrated ECD Policy of achieving universal access to quality ECD services by 2030, the South African government is looking at different approaches to expanding various types of ECD programmes. To...
Call for comments: draft Children’s Third Amendment Bill

Call for comments: draft Children’s Third Amendment Bill

The Department of Social Development is inviting the public to comment on the draft Children’s Third Amendment Bill, which proposes several modifications to the Children’s Act. The bill proposes to: address inconsistencies within the Children’s Act introduce new...

SA’s first ECD centre registration helpdesk

One of the biggest challenges for the thousands of ECD centres dotted around informal communities in South Africa, is registration with the Department of Social Development (DSD). The registration process is complex and lengthy; while the norms and standards that need...