This is a scholarly text depicting a robust presentation of the tenets of Africanisation of education in South Africa. It introduces our conceptualisation of the ‘thinking teacher’. This enables teacher agency for a transformative future that is reflective of democratic South Africa. This book aims to foster knowledge and understanding of curriculum, pedagogy and assessment relevant to local and international readers interested in Early Childhood Education, before starting school.

This book is edited by Hasina Ebrahim and Manjula Waniganayake, two high profile professors of early childhood education, with the assistance of Donna Hannaway and Matshediso Modise, senior lecturers with extensive experience in teacher education.

To view download the Curriculum, Pedagogy & Assessment: A Handbook on Early Childhood Education in South Africa document  then please click on the download button below

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Quotes from participants in our recent workshop. ‘What has changed since you joined A+ training?’

  • My thoughts have changed.
  • I have build more confidence and, I started to believe in myself.
  • It gave me the spirit that I can be a teacher to the children and loving one another.
  • I am a better person.

There is a lot I have learnt because when starting here I didn’t know a thing.

  • I have learned so many things that I never could have thought of.
  •  I have learned a lot and have also learned to give children opportunities to be
  • Positief te dink (Think positively).
  • My critical thinking evolved and expanded.
  • Jy kom leeg en jy gaan weg altyd vol (You come empty and you always go away


A+ encourages teachers to actively engage children in learning through movement and play. Faith in Action Educare is playing a fun game that teaches the children about space and position, listening and following instructions, and co-operation.

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