Vacancy: Regional Manager, Western Cape Regional Office (Full time, Permanent Position)

Closing date: 19 July 2024 We are looking for a dynamic leader with excellent interpersonal and business skills to manage our regional team in Cape Town. The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years leadership experience in grassroot community development projects, preferably in the ECD or Education sectors. You will be required to develop … Read more

Happy Hearts Pre-School Success Story

Grow ECD Success Story | Shireen Jacobs | Happy Hearts Pre-School | KwaZulu-Natal

In 2017, Shireen Jacobs, a dedicated educator with 35 years of experience in the state education system, turned a heritage building in Greenwood Park into Happy Hearts Pre-School.

How Emily Ngobeni gets her learners school-ready with the Grow ECD App

Grow ECD Success Story | Emily Ngobeni | Firm Foundation Education Centre Emily Ngobeni is the proud owner of Firm Foundation Education Centre in Benoni. As a former teacher, Emily knew that assessing learners’ developmental progress is a big part of their learning process. She started noticing that when children were admitted to Grade 1, … Read more

Hosting a parent workshop at your preschool

Why host a parent workshop? Events for parents can be a lot of work but they help to create a positive relationship of trust and open up the lines of communication. Parents, guardians, and other adult family members are the child’s first teachers, and what happens at home can be an indication of later literacy and success … Read more

Grow ECD brings ECD Business Accelerator to Gqeberha

20 March 2024 A new Grow ECD satellite branch has opened in Gqeberha, bringing this impactful programme’s in-person Early Childhood Development (ECD) services to the Eastern Cape. Grow ECD is a nationwide, non-profit social enterprise that equips and connects ECD businesses with the skills, support and resources they need to provide affordable, 5-star early learning … Read more

Driving impactful early education through financial inclusion

Grow ECD launches an affordable, low-cost loan product for women empowerment and quality education delivery in South Africa’s Early Childhood Development (ECD) sector. The World Bank defines financial inclusion as access to useful and affordable financial products and services – transactions, payments, savings, credit and insurance – delivered in a responsible and sustainable way. Financial … Read more

Grow ECD Accelerator: Empowering ECD centre owners to run sustainable preschools  

Happy Hours Owner

Grow ECD Success Story | Maria Dithlakanyane | Happy Hours Day Care Centre Maria’s ECD centre, Happy Hours Day Care based in Garankuwa, Gauteng was struggling to implement themes, a proper daily programme and had no learning resources. Seeing a Facebook ad for the Grow ECD Accelerator programme Maria knew she had to apply! “I … Read more