Announcement South Africa, May 2023 Grow ECD is excited to announce our partnership with Oystar Africa, a tech and innovation company specialising in education. The Grow ECD digital platform (a mobile-first one-stop-shop for the early childhood development sector) is powered by Oystar’s technology. This partnership aims to make Early Childhood Development (ECD) technology more … Read more
We launch our data-free online learning programme for teachers and centre owners. We launch our comprehensive ECD management system and mobile app. During the COVID-19 crisis, we support our 43 Partner Centres, their learners and families with stipends and at-home learning resources. We realise that many more ECD centres need support, and our technology could … Read more
We open our first centres (using a social franchise model) in Langa, Cape Town and by 2017 we launch new centres in Durban thanks to the generous support of local and international funders and partners. We begin to develop the Education-in-a-Box and Business-in-a-Box components for a quality, professional preschool.
Ravensmead Educare Centre faces – and overcomes – near impossible challenges. Sarah Strauss, principal of Ravensmead Educare Centre (part of the GROW Educare Centres network), has overcome near-impossible challenges to create safe Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre in Ravensmead where children from disadvantaged homes can receive nutritional meals and quality schooling. She has achieved so … Read more
GROW Educare Centres works with Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centres in low-income and developing communities across the country. “Our mission is to help preschools provide quality early education to children while also helping the ECDs become sustainable small businesses,” says Tracey Chambers, CEO of GROW Educare Centres. “Through our five-step programme we help ECD centres on … Read more
GROW Educare Centres works with Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centres in low-income and developing communities across the country. Tracey Chambers, CEO of GROW Educare Centres, says, “Our ultimate goal is to make sure that every South African, no matter where they live, has access to good pre-school education, which research shows impacts kids for their … Read more
Your child deserves a great preschool, close to home. We know how difficult it can be to get access to good quality education if you live in a neighbourhood where educare centres are under-resourced. That’s why we’re bringing excellent educare to your community. Help your 2-5-year-old get ready for school and life at one of … Read more