/Tag: ECD

Celebrates 25 years of continued service to vulnerable children and youth through education

By |2019-06-04T13:33:44+00:00June 4th, 2019|General news|

This year SAEP celebrates a milestone marking our twenty-five years of serving the community of Philippi at large and similar communities from where our many beneficiaries are from. Launched at the Annual General Meeting held in May at Beautiful Gate in Philippi, this year long celebration pays tribute to all those who have shared this [...]

Smiles and Christmas Cheer at 3 ECD Centres

By |2016-10-21T08:41:44+00:00November 24th, 2015|Early Childhood Development|

Smiles and Christmas cheer were abundant in the hearts of the young children from three of our Early Childhood Development centres we have been working with in the community of Philippi East during the past year. Thanks to the many items donated to SAEP throughout the year, spirits were lifted when we provided Christmas gifts [...]

2015 Child Protection Programme comes to a close with the Umzimba Wam Puppet Show

By |2015-10-29T10:34:36+00:00October 29th, 2015|Early Childhood Development|

October marked the end of the 2015 SAEP ECD Child Protection Programme. The two Pre-Grade R classes from Sunshine Educare and Love and Faith Educare in Philippi East who received the 6-session curriculum during the year were all invited to attend the Umzimba Wam Puppet Show. The Umzimba Wam Show was performed by Art of [...]

SAEP hosts Philippi East ECD Service Providers Meeting

By |2016-10-21T08:41:46+00:00October 22nd, 2015|Early Childhood Development|

On the 21st of October, the SAEP ECD Team called a meeting of all ECD service providers in the Philippi East community. ECD service providers included non-profits, government officials, community members and ECD forum members who are working in the Philippi East area. The meeting was held at the Philippi East Library with 19 people [...]

ECD protective behaviours workshops a success

By |2016-10-21T08:42:04+00:00July 22nd, 2015|Cross Cutting, Early Childhood Development, Foundation phase|

As part of the ECD Programme's child protection programme, 2 of our partner ECD centres are receiving monthly protective behaviours activities for their pre-grade R classes. The activities are facilitated by ECD Field Coordinator, Alex Hamill, and ECD Community Liaison Officer, Mirriam Sipondo, who were both trained in the Protective Behaviours Curriculum in 2014. The [...]

A long road to equal childcare

By |2016-10-21T08:42:06+00:00July 22nd, 2015|Early Childhood Development, Impact Centre|

Compiled by Katie Florian SAEP Impact Centre Squeals of delight and laughter erupt as we emerge from the car and enter the Thandolwethu Early Childhood Development (ECD) centre in Brown's Farm.  We're met with hugs from a crowd of toddlers as we make our way into Principal Constance Ndzelwane's home, which doubles as an ECD [...]

ECD children explore Newlands Forest

By |2015-07-22T08:57:27+00:00July 22nd, 2015|Early Childhood Development, Environment|

March 2015 This month, the Early Childhood Development (ECD) Programme arranged two outings to the Newlands Forest braai area for a total of 100 Pre Grade-R learners. The scenery of a green forest with tall trees and spacious environment proved to be an exciting and new experience for the kids. And so with picnic blankets, [...]

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