School Safety Policy

Monday, 23 March 2015 posted by

By: GDE   Purpose of the Policy  The overall purpose of the policy is to ensure that the school is safe for all and that effective measures are employed to address issues related to discipline, drugs, dangerous objects, violence, bullying, rape, assault, sexual abuse, theft and robbery.    Objectives of the Policy  To promote a safe

Mess-Free Art

Thursday, 19 March 2015 posted by

  By:     This activity is a super-simple way to let your child finger paint without dealing with the mess! Enjoy making art without the clean-up afterward.     Materials: plastic Ziploc bag (freezer bags work best, since the plastic is stronger) paint or a similar colored substance (i.e., shampoo, hair gel, shaving

Math Game for Preschool

Thursday, 19 March 2015 posted by

Let’s Maths Match-up!

By: Jenny Shumba, Symphorosa Rembe, Goje Pumla   Abstract This paper sought to explore parental perception on ECD provisioning at early childhood centres. The key questions asked were: What are the perceptions of parents on the role of ECD centres? What are the perceptions of parents regarding participation in ECDC Activities? Four parents, two from

By: Nova Explore Publications    Abstract This article draws on a quantitive enquiry on the impact of the ECD programmed in Zimbabwean primary schools. The study adopted the descriptive survey design. The target population included all heads and infant teachers Gomadoda cluster which has an infant teacher population of 70 teachers and heads. The sample consisted

Promulgation of The Policy on SIAS

Monday, 16 March 2015 posted by

By: Department of Basic Education   On 19 December 2014 Minister Motshekga approved the Policy on Screening, Identification, Assessment and Support (SIAS). The Policy has been developed over a period of ten years through a rigorous process of field testing and consultation. It aims at ensuring that all children of school-going age who experience barriers to learning,

Learn Parts of Speech

Thursday, 12 March 2015 posted by

Identify parts of speech in a bag on treats!

Branch Out: Create an Alphabet Tree

Thursday, 12 March 2015 posted by

Make an alphabet tree collage!

  By:  Simangele Mabena   This article will explore an innovative way in which Visual Theatre can be used to overcome educational barriers. This is accomplished by establishing access to literacy and quality education for Deaf children. According to the Deaf Federation of South Africa, one out of three Deaf people are functionally illiterate. To

By: Movement Education, School of Education, North-West University (Dorita Du Toit & N Van der Merwe)   Abstract Optimal gross motor and perceptual motor development at a young age plays an essential role in the learner’s holistic development, as it forms the foundation for the cognitive, affective and physical domains of early childhood development. In