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Early Childhood Development: Government Resources: Library Guide: Home

A guide for Social Development students.


Thrive by Five. "The 2021 Thrive by Five Index, released in April 2022, is the largest survey of preschool child development ever undertaken in South Africa. It is the first in a series that will be repeated every three years to monitor whether children attending Early Learning Programmes (ELPs) are developmentally on track for their age."... "The Thrive by Five Index is a collaborative effort between the private, public, and non-profit sectors."


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.

Please come in, phone or e-mail for further assistance.

Laureen Rushby   Tel. 021 650 4686

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Laureen Rushby
Tel. 021 650 4686