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Creative Arts Training

Did you know? “Understanding the stages of art helps teachers and parents of young children, to know what to expect from children around a certain age, and helps us know what we should or should not do to help children in their artwork.” Ps: Our ECD student teachers had so much fun. #LevelUp2024

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Celebrating World Play Day

On the 28th of May, the world will be celebrating World Play Day with the theme “Play towards sustainability”. Originally proposed by Dr Freda Kim at the eighth International Toy Library Conference in 1999, this day embraces the power of play in fostering a more sustainable future. In addition to this, it is also International […]

ECD NQF Level 4 and Level 5 Training

Partnering for Success: Wildeganzen Foundation, Stichting Mzamohle, Klein Karoo Resource Centre, and The Early Education Centre

The Early Education Centre (TEEC) is proud to announce our partnership with the Wildeganzen Foundation, Stichting Mzamohle, and the Klein Karoo Resource Centre to offer NQF ECD Level 4 and Level 5 qualifications to unskilled educators.The NQF Levels 4 and 5 accredited trainings aim is to empower talented young individuals from various communities with the […]

Insights from SONA 2023

The State of Early Education in South Africa: Insights from SONA 2023

South Africa has long faced challenges in its education system. Issues range from inadequate funding to a lack of resources and quality teachers. According to recent statistics the country has a youth unemployment rate of 59.6% and an adult literacy rate of 87.4%. Hope for the future However, State of the Nation Address (SONA) has […]

The Early Education Centre's Character-Building Event

The Early Education Centre’s Character-Building Event

School holiday programmes allow children to develop social skills, build self-esteem and appreciate differences. It gives them the opportunity to have fun and enjoy quality childcare while keeping active during the holidays. Holiday programmes also provide constructive activities for children which help to improve their physical and mental health. The Early Education Centre (TEEC) recently […]

Valentine’s day with The Early Education Centre

Valentine’s day with The Early Education Centre

Valentines Day falls on the 14th of February every year. And every year February is dubbed as the month of love. It has become a day for expressing love between couples, family members, and friends. Traditions include leaving chocolates, flowers, gifts, and acts of appreciation between friends. For The Early Education Centre (TEEC), and other […]

celebrating universal children's day

The Early Education Centre celebrates Universal Children’s Day

On the 20th of November the world celebrates Universal Children’s Day. This day is dedicated to promoting the welfare of the world’s children. The Early Education Centre hosted a Universal Children’s Day event on the 17th, to teach children about their rights and responsibilities. The children had a blast with fun, games, and treats. Universal […]