EARLY INTERVENTION

MASIKHULE EARLY LEARNING PROGRAM

 

In 2019 Masikhule embarked on a project to develop a theme-based curriculum for 2 to 5 year old children at their most receptive stages of development, and which is relevant for the South African population.  The content has been developed by a team of Occupational Therapists and educationists who have vast experience working within the ECD sector, and community-based sector in particular. This Early Learning Program not only provides structure to keep young children on track, but is designed in such a way as to encourage independence, problem solving, decision making, creativity and ultimately empowerment of the educators, caregivers or parents when implementing the Early Learning Program.

Theme bags have been developed and are stocked with all the resources needed for the educators to successfully implement the program. To enhance this, there is also continued access to our Early Learning Resource Library which has grown to supply multiple centres with relevant classroom and teaching resources including educational games, toys, age- and language-appropriate books.

Young children attending ECD centres in marginalised communities are at risk of not reaching their physical, mental, social and learning potential due to a number of factors. The most important being the dire socio-economic environment in which they live – resulting in them attending ECD Centres that are often staffed by women without sufficient training, are unregistered, under-resourced and over-crowded. Masikhule has been putting measures in place to address these concerns for many years, and our Early Learning Program should further enhance our impact on ECD, empowerment and employment. For more information please contact info@masikhule.org

MASIKHULE EARLY LEARNING PROGRAM

 

In 2019 Masikhule embarked on a project to develop a theme-based curriculum for 2 to 5 year old children at their most receptive stages of development, and which is relevant for the South African population.  The content has been developed by a team of Occupational Therapists and educationists who have vast experience working within the ECD sector, and community-based sector in particular. This Early Learning Program not only provides structure to keep young children on track, but is designed in such a way as to encourage independence, problem solving, decision making, creativity and ultimately empowerment of the educators, caregivers or parents when implementing the Early Learning Program.

Theme bags have been developed and are stocked with all the resources needed for the educators to successfully implement the program. To enhance this, there is also continued access to our Early Learning Resource Library which has grown to supply multiple centres with relevant classroom and teaching resources including educational games, toys, age- and language-appropriate books.

Young children attending ECD centres in marginalised communities are at risk of not reaching their physical, mental, social and learning potential due to a number of factors. The most important being the dire socio-economic environment in which they live – resulting in them attending ECD Centres that are often staffed by women without sufficient training, are unregistered, under-resourced and over-crowded. Masikhule has been putting measures in place to address these concerns for many years, and our Early Learning Program should further enhance our impact on ECD, empowerment and employment. For more information please contact info@masikhule.org

Masikhule makes a positive contribution to the upliftment of communities through skills training, mentorship and capacity building in the field of Early Childhood Development.

The name Masikhule means
‘Let us Grow’ in isiXhosa.
NPO no: 050-955 | PBO no: 930025514

Subscribe to our quarterly newsletter.