Dr Tshepo Motsepe, South Africa’s First Lady and Chairman of Early Care Foundation, presenting Opening Remarks at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Dialogue on where does pre-grade R belong given the recent announcement of the move of ECD services from Dept. Social Development to Dept. Basic Education.
Young children whose parents read them five books a day enter kindergarten having heard about 1.4 million more words than kids who were never read to, a new study found. Read more: https://news.osu.edu/a-million-word-gap-for-children-who-arent-read-to-at-home/?fbclid=IwAR3JcknC28W6PgNpxKttc-Vm-daNSp65XDXTX3x9W3vCJa6L86fPs-j_l9c
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
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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…
The Early Care Foundation will be hosting a benefit concert with the Buskaid Soweto String Ensemble on the 16th of February at the Linder Auditorium. We are joined in studio by Chairman of the ECF and First Lady Dr Tshepo Motsepe. She speaks to us about the importance of organisations…
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