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What are the challenges of working in early childhood education?
This challenge is very much linked to the issues surrounding training discussed above as well as the poor working conditions and status of many workers. For example, we heard that many members of the early childhood workforce receive low pay and have insecure contracts, despite long hours, wide-ranging responsibilities and heavy workloads.
What challenges does the early childhood development sector face in South Africa?
Social, political, economic and environmental inequalities contribute to the many challenges that the Early Childhood Development (ECD) sector faces in South Africa.
Why is it so hard to recruit early childhood workers?
Policymakers and experts face challenges recruiting qualified early childhood workers who will remain in their roles over time. While programs find it difficult to attract qualified workers in general, the challenge is exacerbated in rural areas.
How can we improve the effectiveness of Early Childhood Care?
Reiterating and practicing what the children learn while at the crche will enhance the effectiveness of ECD. A Family Outreach program in the community of Gugulethu, implemented by the CECD in 2011, successfully shows how the intervention can have a positive impact on caregiver鈥檚 attitude and role towards child development.