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Managing and Evaluating ECD Service  


This course is aimed for the individual who are managing and evaluating an ECD (Early Childhood Development) Center, nursery school or Crèche (home-based, community, family outreach services, centre-based, prisons, play-groups).

This course focuses on the care, facilitation, observation, reporting and working with families and others in a variety of settings for the development of babies, toddlers and young children.



  • It is assumed that learners are competent in Mathematical Literacy and Communication at NQF Level 4 or equivalent.
  • Learners should have a basic understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Learners should have an understanding of the development of babies, toddlers and young children.

Course Accreditations

This course is accredited with ETDP Seta and each learner will have to submit a Portfolio of Evidence after the training, upon being deemed competent, the learner will receive a Certicate of Competence.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Managing the Early Childhood Development (ECD) service.
  • Managing the organisational systems and structures.
  • Supervising staff and support their development.
  • Managing material and financial resources.
  • Maintaining administrative systems.
  • Preparing for evaluation.
  • Carrying out an evaluation.
  • Compiling an evaluation report.

Who Should Attend

This course is aimed for individuals who are:

  • currently working in Early Childhood Development Centers, Nursery Schools or Crèche.
  • running or managing Early Childhood Development Centers, Nursery Schools or Crèche.


R 7,620.00 Incl VAT (Per Person, Includes Manual, Dataset CD)

PLEASE NOTE: Learnfast serves a full lunch during break as well as coffee, tea and biscuits as part at no extra cost. We also cater for special meals.


4 Days (08:30 - 16:00)

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Managing and Evaluating an Early Childhood Development (ECD) Center:

Learn how to successfully run and evaluate an ECD Center.


Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • Learnfast retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses Learnfast will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at Learnfast only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. Learnfast is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

Manage the Early Childhood Development (ECD) service.

  • Understanding the planning and management of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) service.
  • Review ECD services and impact on the community.
  • Understanding government policies and legislation.

Manage the organisational systems and structures.

  • Identifying organization systems and structures.
  • Identifying each person’s responsibilities and line of authority.
  • Formulating and reviewing of organisational policy.

Supervise staff and support their development.

  • Recruitment, selection, induction and appraisal of staff are carried out as per the organisation's employment policy and in line with Labour Law.
  • Professional development of staff.
  • Maintaining effective working relationships among staff.

Manage material and financial resources.

  • Understanding Income and Expenses.
  • Creating a Budget.
  • Facilities, equipment and materials are monitored to ensure that they are used effectively, maintained in good working order, and replaced when necessary.

Maintain administrative systems.

  • Implementing organizational control systems.
  • Understanding and keeping financial records accessible, accurate and up to date.
  • Maintaning admission procedures and record-keeping systems relating to children, families, staff and the Early Childhood Development (ECD) Programme.

Prepare for an evaluation

  • Selecting appropriate evaluation method and criteria.
  • Confirmation with stakeholders.
  • Stakeholders involved in the evaluation are informed.
  • Access is obtained to sources of information for the evaluation.

Carry out an evaluation.

  • Information gathered and used is relevant, up to date and covers all the required elements.
  • Ensuring Information is checked to be reliable, verifiable and sufficient for evaluation purposes.
  • Conducting an evaluation
  • Analyse and interpret information.
  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses.
  • Evaluating findings.

Compile an evaluation report.

  • Compiling an evaluation report with detail and structure including any recommendations.


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