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2018: A YEAR IN REVIEW | SOCIAL RESPONSIVENESS
everyone’s attention on what
we ultimately want to achieve,
for example, has the child hit
development milestones, and are
they ready to learn by the time they
get to school.
“This is rather than focusing on
pragmatic issues such as funding for
staff, teaching time or building
materials,” she explained.
The IBIF is projected to reach
3 000 children over three years.
said investing in ECD has been shown
to yield higher returns in human
development than the equivalent
investment in primary, secondary
or even university education.
The IBIF, said De Witt, entails
the collection of data that enables
decision makers to improve the
programme while giving service
providers the flexibility to respond
to issues on the ground.
“It is a model that … focuses