Child Assessments – A window on progress

In 2015 we decided to introduce child assessments into our ECD programme as a way of monitoring the progress made by ECD teachers through the year. We wanted to use it to recognise the areas where children in the crèches were struggling and needed the most help but also as a visual tool to encourage the ECD teachers throughout the year in the changes they were bringing. We created an assessment tool by looking at the holistic areas of growth that we would be studying during the programme and pu...
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ECD Program 2015 – The Impact of Monitoring

A key part of the ECD program is the monitoring that takes place after each training session. I have witnessed, and know for myself, that although passionate about the training topic with no follow up or accountability put in place few people put what has been learnt or discovered into practice. The role of our ECD monitor, who visits the crèche teachers after each training session, is therefore imperative to the success of the program. In our training sessions we always demonstrate and model p...
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