Early Childhood Development

Vodacom bolsters its interventions in basic education

More resources are being invested in early childhood development programmes

Early childhood learning gives children a headstart in life

The difference between children exposed to early childhood development and those who aren’t is stark

No crèche or preschool for 1.1m children

Poverty means more than a million youngsters are missing out on the benefits of early learning

A million children can’t attend creche

Success at school undermined by 1.1-million children being too poor for early education, according to a new report

Simple solutions for SA’s ECD dilemma

Home-based early childhood development centres can provide learning – and work for unemployed women

Building solid foundations

The National Lotteries Commission has put massive funding into Early Childhood Development to help ensure the future of the country is brighter

How you can be part of the solution to our literacy crisis

It is not a problem government can solve alone — individuals can also contribute resources and their time

Break poverty divide, read to your children

In today’s digital world, it’s becoming easy to find stories in South Africa’s 11 languages

Nurture our children for SA’s future

The sad state of early childhood development suggests we do not value poor black children

Anglo American launches investment programme

The programme will support people involved in raising and educating children

Changing lives is more than just political rhetoric

The Gauteng department of social development puts the needs of children first

UDM: Contingency loan model will create debt-trapped students

​The UDM are arguing that a Fees Commission recommendation of an income contingency loans will create an army of debt-trapped graduates.

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs