BRIDGE resources for ECD stakeholders: Grade R Evaluation and QCTO Overview

Fact Sheet screengrabBRIDGE has prepared a summary of the recommendations of the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and the Department of Performance and Monitoring (DPME)’s 2014 Grade R Impact Evaluation and an overview of the QCTO qualification process as quick fact sheets for Early Childhood Development (ECD) stakeholders. It covers the following:

  • An overview of the recommendations of the report on ‘The Impact of the Introduction of Grade R on Learning Outcomes’, which was completed by the DBE and DPME in 2014. The summary is provided as a quick reference on key recommendations for Grade R. The summary includes links to the full report, as well as video clips of the presentation made (on its findings and recommendations) by Nompumelelo Mohohlwane (DBE) at BRIDGE’s National ECD Community of Practice meeting on 14 August 2014.
  • An overview of the QCTO qualification process. An occupational profile has been developed and is currently being considered by a working group. In order to ensure that the ECD sector is kept informed of the working group’s work and to co-ordinate ongoing consultations between the working group and the wider sector, BRIDGE in collaboration with Ilifa Labantwana has set up an online platform called the “ECD Qualification Chat”. Click here to join the conversation:

You can download these fact sheets here:

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