The National Congress of School Governing Bodies engages in talks with the Department of Basic Education over increased terms in offices.

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Nal’ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign is calling on adults to play a fundamental role in their children’s literacy development

Families urged to contribute to research via browser and webcam for a MIT early childhood learning study

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By: Tanya Farber Cape Town – Caught in a cycle of poverty, many crèches in impoverished areas have found themselves falling through the cracks of a well-intentioned Western Cape Department of Social Development policy.   With an emphasis on setting basic minimum standards, the department has put resources into a registration process over the past

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Your child’s growing independence

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If a baby did not have physical care and protection from an adult she would die. If left alone for long periods of the day (even if fed and changed) children become inert, undemanding, and passive. Without love and physical contact babies do not thrive.

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During the recent National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Week of the Young Child, the NAEYC offered the following guidelines for choosing a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment for children.

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Back-to-Basics: Play in Early Childhood

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Kyle plays with blocks and builds a castle. Tony and Victoria play fire station and pretend to be fire fighters. Kenzo and Carl play catch with a ball…

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R16 million spent on ECD centres

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Nearly R16 million would be spent on the construction of early childhood development (ECD) centres in Cape Town in the 2014/15 financial year, the city’s social development department said on Sunday.

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The teaching of mathematics in South African schools is among the worst in the world. In 2011, the Trends in International Mathematics and Science …

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Educators say that thanks to the use of laptops by children in primary schools, the beneficiaries develop critical thinking at an early age.

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