Opportunity 4: Resources and Toolboxes

Social franchising for early childhood development … insights into good practice, key themes and areas of emerging concensus

The recently launched Social Franchising for Early Childhood Development (ECD) project (being spearheaded by DGMT and other donors) aims to reach large numbers of children by a) increasing access to early learning opportunities through informal playgroups, and b)  improving the quality of existing early learning provision by training and supporting unregistered child-minders at municipal level. This will be supported by a […]

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Posted on 21 Nov 2014


Much More Than Counting: Supporting mathematics development between birth and five years (summary)

Historically, the purpose and importance of mathematics learning in the early years has not been properly understood or valued in South Africa. This is in part because there is not a general understanding of how mathematical ideas and skills are developed between birth and five years, nor of how best to approach the teaching and […]

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Posted on 7 Oct 2013