Home from Home: Raising orphans in loving community homes

Central to the Home from Home model of care is the special bond between foster parent and child. (Image: Home from Home) It all started...

The advantages of Early Childhood Development

AECD thumbBy putting more effort into developing a child during their early stages parents can help the child grow into a more rounded and productive adult and make the most of the advantages of Early Childhood Development (ECD).

Chris van Wyk: the storyteller of Riverlea

Chris van Wyk will be missed by many: by his friends and neighbours where he grew to manhood, by the many schoolchildren enchanted by his tales, and by South Africa, for this man of many words opened our eyes to the experiences of our neighbours, and in so doing wrote all of our stories.

Cape Town spends more on early childhood development

Cape Town has allocated R16-million for the construction of more early childhood development centres across the city, in order to give more young children a safe early learning environment level and prepare them better for entering formal schooling.

Centre to focus on childhood development

A Centre of Excellence aimed at understanding the challenges of early childhood development in South Africa was opened on Tuesday. Co-hosted by Wits and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, the centre brings together scholars to help find ways of giving all children the best possible start in life.