PROGRAMMES

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

Level 4 ECD practitioner Training

Skill Training, Capacity Building Programme

This programme empowers ECD sites in terms of :

  • Health and Safety
  • Introduction to ECD / Toddlers and Babies
  • Financial Management
  • Fundraising
  • First Aid
  • Food Hygiene and Nutrition
  • Basic Computer
  • Human Resource Management
  • Administration
  • Children's Act
  • Partial Care Registration

ECD WORKERS  PROVIDENT FUND

  • Funeral Scheme
  • ECD Provident Fund

ECD Centre Development Project

This programme focuses on holistically developing ECD Centres. The development addresses the following:

  • ECD practitioner training
  • ECD site committee training in terms of governance
  • Development of ECD programmes within the centres
  • Educational Equipment
  • Resource mobilization and management

MEMBERSHIP

Membership of the South African Congress for Early Childhood Development is open to individuals and organisations involved and interested in early childhood development. Membership is obtained through the constituent provincial structures in which they are located and actively working.

CAMPAIGNS

This programme raises concerns in the ECD sector by meeting with relevant stakeholders and organising peaceful demonstrations and annual rallies.  It also celebrates gains achieved by the sector by calling mass meetings and distributing information.


SOUTH AFRICAN ECD AWARDS

The awards acknowledge and recongnise the valuable work that is done by ECD Practioners, ECD Centres, ECD Trainers and ECD Publicists.

  

LOBBYING AND ADVOCACY

This programme aims at keeping ECD issues on the agenda of government, donors and the community at large.  The objective of the programme is to maintain involvement with ECD policy development processes to ensure that South African children have access to quality ECD services.

Registration

REGISTRATION

Registered as a Not for Profit Organisation NPO Number 001-435

Accredited with the ETDP SETA Registration: 7878

Registered with City of Tshwane as an approved service provider: 211856

Registered with the Department of Labour as a Service Provider No: 3330

 

National and International Relations

South African ECD representative body in OMEP

Member of the ABET/ECD Chamber

Member of the Advisory Council for Children within the Presidency

Founding member of the South African ECD Awards