PHOTO ESSAY: Early literacy in the Free State

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Khayalethu is an ECD centre for 120 children aged 0-5 in Vrede – a small town in the heart of the agricultural Free State. Two years ago, Khayalethu was invited to participate in the Nal’ibali StoryPlay project. Nal’ibali is a national literacy programme and StoryPlay is a sub-programme used in early learning centres and schools to get children excited about … Read More

After the promises: a guide to ECD post the local government elections 2016

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(Photo credit: The Guardian) Well, the local government elections, and hopefully the celebratory or remorse hangovers, are now behind us. The newly elected administrations now face the hard work of making the many promises a reality and creating better communities and livelihoods for the people in their constituencies. This fresh start represents a wonderfully unique opportunity to get ECD firmly … Read More