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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 […]

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Celebrating Heritage Day in South Africa

September in South Africa is Heritage Month, with National Heritage Day celebrated on the 24th of September. The day is also known as ‘Shaka Day’ or ‘Shaka’s Day’, wherein it commemorates the legendary King Shaka Zulu. He played an important role in uniting different Zulu clans into one cohesive Zulu nation in Kwa-Zulu Natal. Every […]

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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 […]