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Early Childhood Development: Government Resources: Library Guide: Home

A guide for Social Development students.


Wills, Gabrielle, Janeli Kotze, Jesal Kika-Mistry. Early Childhood Development and lockdown in South Africa: an update using NIDS-CRAM wave 3.  [Rondebosch] : National Income Dynamics Study, 17 February 2021.. (Wave 3 National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS), Corona Virus Rapid Mobile Survey (CRAM) ; no. 12)

Wills, Gabrielle, Janeli Kotze, Jesal Kika-Mistry. A Sector Hanging in the Balance: ECD and Lockdown in South Africa. [Rondebosch] : National Income Dynamics Study, 30 September 2020. (Wave 2 National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS), Corona Virus Rapid Mobile Survey (CRAM) ; no. 15)

South Africa. Department of Social Development. Standard operating procedures and guidelines for an early childhood development programme and/or partial care facility that provides an after-school service on measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 23 June 2020. 

Government Notice No. 762 (10 July 2020). Department of Social Development. Directions issued in terms of Regulation 4(5) and (10) of the Regulations made under Section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002): Measures to Prevent and Combat the Spread of COVID-19: Phased Return of Children to Early Childhood Development Programmes and  Partial Care Facilities. 

South Africa. Department of Social Development. Circular regarding preparation and planning for the re-opening of early childhood development programmes and/or partial care facilities that provide an after-school service, subject to the announcement of a date by the Minister of Social Development. Pretoria: South Africa. Department of Social Development, 21 June 2020.

South Africa. Parliament. House of Assembly. Portfolio Committee on  Basic Education. ECD migration from DSD to DBE; Tracking progress in ECD service delivery: NGO briefing, 03 March 2020. (Includes presentations, committee reports and South African Early Childhood Review 2019.)


PAN: Children "A partnership between the HSRC and UNICEF, this platform aims to provide a consolidated digital repository on the situation of children in South Africa." Early Childhood Development.


About this guide

This is a guide to government information on early childhood development for Social Development students. It includes catalogue records of publications in the Government Publications Department of UCT Libraries (our shelf codes begin with G), on-line links to publications and links to websites. Please also consult the Library's Primo search facility. Please report broken links.

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