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pdf.png Effective early childhood development programme options meeting the needs of young South African children 2017 HOT

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The main aim of this research project, funded by PSPPD, was to develop ECD programme option guidelines for South Africa. These guidelines will be of benefit to children, families and communities because government, the ECD non-profit sector and communities will now have guidance on how to provide these much-needed, quality ECD programmes. These programmes will enhance the knowledge, capacity and skills of ECD providers across South Africa.



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pdf.png Early Childhood Development and South Africa: A literature review 2016 HOT

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This paper wishes to bring to light literature on poverty and, from a multi-dimensional lens, understand how early childhood development provision, whether it be through its programming or the physical centres themselves, are affecting the lives of children, particularly those within households living in urban poverty.



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pdf.png Outcome Assessment of the Isibindi-Childline Residential Care Programme for Sexually Abused Children: A research report 2016 HOT

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This study assesses a local therapeutic programme for sexually abused children living in rural areas, to establish its impact and efficacy in the therapeutic management of sexual assault and to provide children with post-intervention care and support.



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pdf.png Support for the feasibility of the ages and stages questionnaire as a developmental screening tool: a cross-sectional study of South African and Zambian children aged 2-60 months 2017

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There is growing interest from both government and non-governmental organisations in supporting the early detection and remediation of  developmental delays. Providing such a service to children in resource-limited communities is, however, a challenge due to the likelihood that few if any developmental tests have been carefully translated, adapted from their high-income country origins and evaluated. This paper presents a comparison of one such tool adapted for use with children living in Southern Africa to children from the United States, Norway, Korea and Spain. The Ages and Stages Questionnaire version 3 (ASQ-3) was adapted and administered to 853 children living in South Africa and Zambia.



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pdf.png Male Attitudes Towards Children, Fatherhood, and Childrearing: A Descriptive Profile from South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2014

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This study utilizes a subsample of males from the national South African Social Attitudes Survey to profile attitudes of males cross analyzed by survey designated racial groups. Results show that males in general, have a positive attitude towards having children and feel that they are not a burden.



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pdf.png Predictive power of psychometric assessments to identify young learners in need of early intervention: data from the Birth to Twenty Plus Cohort, South Africa 2015 HOT

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This study evaluates the predictive power of eight psychometric assessments administered during early childhood as screening measures for identifying those in need of early interventions to prevent late school entry and grade repetition.



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pdf.png Helping children recover from trauma HOT

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This research brief examines a local, innovative, therapeutic programme for sexually abused children living in rural areas, and considers what kind of therapeutic responses are appropriate in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC).



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pdf.png Preventive and developmental social work and family functioning in two poor South African communities 2017 HOT

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This paper comprises a descriptive comparison of family functioning, communication and satisfaction in study participants supported by two NGO social work programmes and members of the general community.



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pdf.png Policy Brief: Meeting the needs of young South African children through effective early childhood development programme options 2017 HOT

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The main aim of this research project, funded by PSPPD, was to develop ECD programme option guidelines for South Africa. These guidelines will be of benefit to children, families and communities because government, the ECD non-profit sector and communities will now have guidance on how to provide these much-needed, quality ECD programmes. These programmes will enhance the knowledge, capacity and skills of ECD providers across South Africa.



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2017-09-11
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pdf.png Early means Early. Mapping the Gaps.Between Expert, Stakeholder, and Public Understandings of Early Childhood Development in South Africa 2016 HOT

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This report provides a detailed understanding of the patterns of public thinking that those communicating about early childhood development are up
against, as well as a set of research-based recommendations to inform future communications in this field. In documenting expert, stakeholder, and public perspectives, and enumerating the places where these views both converge and diverge, we are in a position to chart a course for a  communications strategy that can be used to help people think more productively about the importance of supporting parents, families, and  communities as they seek to foster optimal development for children.



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2017-09-13
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