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Meet ECD Owner Jillian Hortense | Hamptons Nursery, Creche & Preschool

Franchisee Name: Jillian Hortense Centre Name: Hamptons Nursery, Creche & Preschool Location: Eldorado Park, Johannesburg, South Africa. Meet Jillian Hortense, the Principal of Hamptons Nursery, Creche & Preschool in Eldorado Park. She first discovered her love of working with children when she became a Sunday school teacher at her grandmother’s church at the age of…

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Real stories: Women in the ECD sector suffer harshly under lockdown and covid19 impact

Lockdown has been hard for many, but the Early Childhood Development (ECD) sector has been hit particularly hard. This industry is run by women working to educate children between 0 and five years old – a crucial time in a child’s development when children learn the skills they need to reach their full potential in…

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Job Opening: Education Implementation Manager (Cape Town)

Employment Equity Opportunity Applications close 27 November 2020 About GROW Educare Centres:  GROW Educare Centres is a social franchise with a vision to have a 5 star early learning centre in every neighbourhood that unlocks Human Potential. To achieve this vision, we create an ecosystem for Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres that ensure children receive…

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Giving Tuesday 2020: 10 Ideas for individuals and organisations

What is Giving Tuesday? GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires…

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ECD needs a paradigm shift

GROW Educare Centres was born out of a need to change SA’s poverty and inequality trajectory In 2014 GROW Educare Centres launched as a collaborative partnership between The Clothing Bank and Grow Learning Company. GROW Educare Centres is founded on the belief that providing quality ECD education to the majority of South African children has…

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5 reasons why ECD is the best investment a country can make.

QUICK FACT: Quality ECD (Early Childhood Development) is globally recognized as the most impactful investment in human capital that a country can make. ECD is a national priority. As it should be. Investment in quality early learning yields high levels of return on investment. The impact can be seen immediately and incredibly, the long-term effects…

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Mandela Day 2020: Let’s Get Them Back to School Safely. Get Early Learning Centres Ready to Reopen

Volunteer & Donation Opportunities with GROW Educare Centres: 1. Join our Digital Volunteer network Your time and expertise can assist GROW Educare Centres in creative and unexpected ways. Donate your time and energy. When you join our digital volunteer network, you’ll be equipped to be a virtual ambassador for GROW Educare Centres. Your involvement could…

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