Show simple item record Makhubele, J. C Baloyi, T. V 2019-11-13T08:07:13Z 2019-11-13T08:07:13Z 2018
dc.identifier.issn 1596-9231
dc.description Article published in the Gender and behaviour 16(1), June 2018, 10773 - 10783 en_US
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this paper is to discuss, debate, and discourse the stumbling blocks that impede the proper implementation of early childhood development programmes in South Africa. This paper used qualitative methodology. In this study, non-probability sampling was used and, specifically, purposive sampling. The following challenges associated with early childhood development programmes were identified: poor infrastructure; inadequate training of early childhood development educators; and poor financial support, monitoring, and evaluation. The following have been recommended to bolster early childhood development programmes: increase the number of trained early childhood development educators; make sufficient funding available to early childhood development centres; mobilise local funding; adopt various means of strengthening the proper implementation of the early childhood development programmes; and monitor early childhood development services. en_US
dc.format.extent 11 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Gender & Behaviour en_US
dc.relation.requires pdf en_US
dc.subject Early childhood development programmes en_US
dc.subject Infrastructure en_US
dc.subject Funding en_US
dc.subject Skills gap en_US
dc.subject Competency en_US
dc.subject Structural problems en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Child development en_US
dc.title Challenges impeding the successful implementation of early childhood development programmes in South Africa: Implications for practice en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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