Our vision is to develop relationships between early childhood centres in Australia and South Africa to support and learn from each other, teacher to teacher, child to child, community to community.

THE MISSION

To assist vulnerable children to have access to an early childhood educational experience that helps them develop life long learning capabilities.

To establish links between children’s centres in Australia and in South Africa and develop counterpart relationships between staff members, the children, their families and their local communities.

To establish a cross-cultural education exchange program between Australian and South African early childhood educators to enhance skills and understanding of each other’s work and social cultures.

To build on existing initiatives and develop innovative programs in a sensitive and culturally responsive way.

To partner with South African communities and the people who are supporting vulnerable children and families so that support, resources and training for early childhood educators are enhanced.