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The South African Early Childhood Review 2016

We received a copy of the review in May 2016 that was developed by Ilifa Labantwana, the Children’s Institute at UCT and the Department for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation s(DPME) in the Presidency. This review presents a set of indicators to support inter-sectoral planning, delivery and monitoring of an essential package of of Early Childhood Development (ECD) services, from conception to age 6. The essential package consists of services that are a necessary pre-condition for the realisation of young children’s Constitutional rights.

The review includes data and commentary on over 40 carefully selected indicators on the status of children under six, and service delivery progress across 5 domains:

•  maternal and child health,

•  nutritional support,

•  support for primary caregivers,

•  social services and grants, and

•  stimulation for early learning.

The full report is available on the web site http://ilifalabantwana.co.za and on the SDU ECD web page.

 

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