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New school feeder zone regulations to ensure fair access

The new school feeder zone regulations announced by the Gauteng Education Department (GDE) will ensure fair access to schools, says MEC Panyaza Lesufi. Making the announcement on Sunday, Lesufi said the new regulations mean that children will not be discriminated against based on where they live. Read more: https://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/498/188337.html?fbclid=IwAR386uM4bLPFxcPe7jTk7hRcwPEYSQ1o6sO9vC-Hs-bD3LhmXW7iZCc4xWk


Dr Tshepo Motsepe on investing in early childhood development

South Africa’s First Lady, Dr Tshepo Motsepe believes investing in early childhood development is important to reduce poverty and inequality. This was something South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa called on mining companies to do at the recent mining indaba in Cape Town. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke with Dr Motsepe…


Early Care foundation, Buskaid to host benefit concert for young kids

Buskaid – a music academy in Soweto Johannesburg, that has been in existence for more than two decades, is collaborating with the Early Care foundation to host a concert that will raise funds for young children. CNBC Africa’s Lubabalo Mashiqana sat down with the parties involved. https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/2019/02/11/early-care-foundation-buskaid-to-host-benefit-concert-for-young-kids-2/?fbclid=IwAR3PB_0HgLEFsdo9vy8Z5XktkC_zatrQ8pG1VclTBXenHKzuB1A4jMgbsI4


WARNING: Early childhood development training advert a ‘hoax’

Advertisements being circulated on social media regarding training in early childhood development (ECD) have raised concerns. The department of basic education and UNICEF organisation SA said they were concerned over recent advertisements on social media regarding the training. Read more: https://rekordnorth.co.za/143639/early-childhood-training-advert-a-hoax/?fbclid=IwAR0tjHKb95zmM-MmPDoxZBb9vMNSHVWQCx-fVvdFg4zWKW8XUJLdThOz75w#.XFlOZnRmVZg.facebooka