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Application deadline for ECD relief fund extended

The Department of Social Development has extended the deadline for applications of the Early Childhood Development - Employment Stimulus Relief Fund (ECD-ESRF) to 26 February 2021.

19 Feb 2021

2030 Disruptive Leadership: Omni receives South African Council for Educators endorsement

In 2020, Omni undertook to proactively engage with the South African Council for Educators (Sace) to endorse its 2030 Disruptive Leadership Curriculum...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 16 Feb 2021

Over R400m to assist struggling ECDs

As part of relief measures to cushion the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on early childhood development (ECD), Social Development will use R496 million to assist the sector, which is amongst the hardest hit...

8 Feb 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Education

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Education & Training site over the past year in our annual #BestofBiz 2020 list...

14 Dec 2020

DBE, Lego Foundation launch National ECD Census

With the goal to better understand the early childhood development (ECD) landscape in South Africa, the Lego Foundation in partnership with the Department of Basic Education (DBE) is undertaking a nationwide census of ECD programmes. This will be the first National ECD census that aims to collect data at this scale.

2 Dec 2020

Blended learning: Increasing personal study options

For many South African families, home study and home-schooling during hard lockdown were a shock to the system. For the majority of South Africans it was almost, or completely impossible due to the dire lack of resources...

Issued by SACAP 26 Nov 2020

ECD: Building blocks for lifelong learning

South Africa has the goal of universal access to a full range of early childhood development (ECD) services in 10 years' time. To meet this target, we will need more than 100,000 additional early learning teachers and 40,000 new venues for three- to five-year-olds alone, say education experts...

12 Nov 2020

10 semi-finalists announced for Global Edtech Startup Awards (GESA) South Africa

Following a judging process facilitated by industry leader Snapplify, the UK South Africa Tech Hub, delivering the GESAwards in South Africa have announced the regional shortlist of South African semi-finalists...

Issued by Snapplify 30 Oct 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by 26 Oct 2020

Higher Education cushions 2020 academic year

In an effort to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on the 2020 academic year, Higher Education Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has published a national framework to ensure that the cost for tuition and accommodation will remain the same for the 2020 academic year, regardless of its length at the different institutions...

8 Oct 2020

The real value of well-trained and educated ECD teachers

Rosemary Mokoena, teacher training and development manager of the Nokuphila Teacher Training Academy, emphasises the importance of having well-trained and certified ECD teachers...

10 Sep 2020

Mobile bookshop goes online

Finders Keepers Children's Online Bookshop is a new initiative from the Help The Rural Child's Mobile Bookshop...

14 Aug 2020

Paediatricians advocate the reopening of schools

As schools welcomed only Grade 12 learners back this week, the Paediatrician Management Group (PMG) and the South African Paediatric Association (SAPA) together urge government to open schools to all learners and not to allow fear or politics to harm the children of South Africa...

6 Aug 2020

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