The Importance of Early Childhood Development

This beautiful video was produced by the Centre for Early Childhood Development and was made possible through the support of the Foundation for Human Rights (www.fhr.org.za/). Our sincere thanks to all involved in the production.

Early Childhood Development: building our country, transforming our future, putting young children first.

CECD on Top Billing

The Centre for Early Childhood Development was on Top Billing (on SABC3), on their special Mandela Day 2013 episode (18 July 2013), doing an ECD centre makeover! This makeover was at Bridges Educare Centre in Athlone, and brought together the staff from the Centre for Early Childhood Development, staff from Standard Bank, and the presenters from Top Billing. Watch this insert to see what a difference we can all make for young children when we work together.

Our Mandela Day 2013 Initiative on Expresso

The Centre for Early Childhood Development's Mandela Day Initiative, in partnership with the amazing social enterprise See-Saw-Do, was featured on SABC 3's Expresso showThis Initiative provided preschool makeovers as ECD centres throughout the Western Cape and was a great success, providing hundred of children with fun, colourful and vibrant environments in which is develop and thrive. 

 

Mandela Day 2013 Campaign Video

On Mandela Day (Thursday, 18 July 2013) the Centre for Early Childhood Development, together with See-Saw-Do, partnered with corporate volunteers to paint preschools throughout the Western Cape.

Together, we provided hundreds of children with a bright, stimulating and fun learning environment!

Thanks to our partners who sponsored activations:
- SAB
- Maersk
- Allan Gray
- Mediclinic

With Special Thanks to Scheckter's Organic Energy DrinkGo ProSoft Light City, and Sales Hire.

To find out more about the project, please contact Lauren van Niekerk on 021 683 2420 or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or contact Jeremy on 082 420 7283 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

  

Flashback Friday - CECD Vuka Award Entry (2006)

83% of South African children aged 0-6 do not benefit from quality early education that ensures success in literacy and numeracy and a safe place of care while parents are at work... Is Vusi one of the lucky few? Watch to find out.