Saturday, October 31, 2020

Category : Event News

Event News

Addressing challenges in Early Childhood Development centers this World Food Day

Viwe Tyolwana
 As many sectors in the South African economy begin to return to pre-COVID-19 levels,  one that will not be bouncing back soon is the Early Childhood Development (ECD) sector  – the crèches, playgroups and pre-schools which collectively play a  key  role in children’s  critical first five years,  yet are without funds and regulatory approvals  to reopen post the lockdown.   As a survey by Ilifa Labantwana and others found, this places  the future of over  1.8 million young children in jeopardy–unless swift action  is  taken to get early