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EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTRES

Benefits for registering ECDC
  • Registration ensures the protection of both the children and management of the ECDC
  • The center will be operating legally and in compliance to norms and standards
  • The center may qualify for a subsidy
  • The center can benefit from free capacity building programmes and other programmes conducted by officials employed by the Gauteng Department of Social Development
  • Practitioners employed in the registered centers can be trained on NQF level 4 free of charge through the Gauteng Department of Education
Implications of not registering ECDC
  • The center will be contravening the Children’s Act 38 of 2005 by operating illegally
  • Notice of enforcement can be issued to such ECDC
  • The Department of Social Development may approach the High Court to enforce the operator to cease operation
  • The center is compromising the care and safety of children

Requirements to open an ECDC

 

  • Applicant must undergo Early Childhood Development training
  • Applicant must identify land if open space is required and a proposal must be submitted to Mogale City’s Development Planning Division for rezoning
  • To operate from your own home, please seek approval from Mogale City’s Building Development Management Division
  • Once approval has been granted, an Environmental Health Practitioner must assess the building and issue a health report detailing the required number of children per space and structural requirements
  • For more information visit the Department of Social Development website (http://www.dsd.gov.za/) or walk into your nearest Regional Department of Social Development offices

Benefits for registering ECDC

 

  • Registration ensures the protection of both the children and management of the ECDC
  • The center will be operating legally and in compliance to norms and standards
  • The center may qualify for a subsidy
  • The center can benefit from free capacity building programmes and other programmes conducted by officials employed by the Gauteng Department of Social Development
  • Practitioners employed in the registered centers can be trained on NQF level 4 free of charge through the Gauteng Department of Education

Criteria for operation and admission of children

 

  • The centre will only admit children from neighbouring areas
  • Admit children aged 1 month – 6 years
  • Children from all racial and religious groups as well children with disabilities will be admitted. Disability or health status must be disclosed to management of the centre

Implications of not registering ECDC

 

  • The center will be contravening the Children’s Act 38 of 2005 by operating illegally
  • Notice of enforcement can be issued to such ECDC
  • The Department of Social Development may approach the High Court to enforce the operator to cease operation
  • The center is compromising the care and safety of children

OUR ECD CENTRES

Inkwenkwezi ECDC

2878 Amazone Street
Rietvallei 1
Operating hours: 07h00-17h00

Kagiso ECDC

10002 Kagiso Avenue
Kagiso 2
Operating hours: 07h00-17h00

Ga-Mohale Early Learning Centre

857 Magaliesburg (inside clinic yard)
Magaliesburg
Operating hours: 07h00-16h00

Burgershoop ECDC

63 Lagois Street
Krugersdorp West
Operating hours: 07h00-17h00

Sinqobile ECDC

597 David Ndamane Street
Sinqobile
This centre will start operating in January 2019

Kagiso Prototype ECDC

15048 Corner Okatsha and Okavango Street Kagiso 2
Operating hours: 07h00 -15h00

Munsievile Prototype ECDC

2542 Corner Coraine and Jabulani Streets
Munsieville
Operating hours: 07h00-16h00

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Call Centre

0861 664 253
customerservices@mogalecity.gov.za
07:30 AM - 16:00 PM
Monday to Friday

Switch Board

011 951 2000

Emergencies & After hours

011 010 1500
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays

Police

011 951 1153/2