Category Archives: Education

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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 […]

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Helping Young Children to Achieve Academic Success

Academic success can open many doors for young adults. With a school system faced with many challenges, it is important for parents to prepare children for their academic journey. Academic success is not always guaranteed, however there are many things that can be done to improve its likelihood. The importance of early education and development […]

The Early Education Centre Youth month story

The Early Education Centre celebrates Youth Month

To celebrate the hard work and success of our youth during this Youth Month, The Early Education Centre (TEEC) would like to share Jasmine’s story. TEEC is a place that aims to build up all people that come through this organisation. TEEC would like to celebrate Jasmine’s growth at the centre and share her story […]

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Teacher training for more effective education

Improving the skills of educators is essential for the effective education of our children. Creating a healthy and productive environment for the training and development of educators is a priority for the The Early Education Centre (TEEC). We aim to provide those in the Early Childhood Development (ECD) sector with the opportunity to upskill, which […]

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Inspired to effect change through education

Bonita Daniels founded The Early Education Center (TEEC) in 2009, intent on having a positive impact on her community. She continues to empower adults and children through the TEEC projects. These projects promote engagement within the community, teacher training and provide quality learning experiences for young children. Bonita’s Story The TEEC came to be through […]

Pre- school Learning Programme Training

Provide age appropriate supporting materials to educators in ECD in order for them  to implement a (Holistic) registered Early Childhood Development Learning Programme, therefore to comply with the Children’s act , NELDS frame work requirements as set out by the Department of Social Development

Another successful character building June holiday programme

The theme for the 2 weeks were “Know and be safe” , Traffic Officer Lizelle Moses who surprised the children with special treat talks from the Fire Department, Stellenbosch Law Enforcement and the talk with Mr. Adolf Adams from Urban Forestry who allowed the children to touch and feel his long, slippery, scaly reptiles, the […]