Countrywide survey on ECD centres starts

The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare is conducting an annual national early childhood development (ECD) centres survey set to proceed from 7 October to 15 November at all ECD centres countrywide.

The survey is led in collaboration with the European Union, for the purposes of quantifying the enrolment of children in ECD centres countrywide.

A statement availed to Nampa states that the survey serves, as a fundamental tool for effective record keeping, planning and budgeting that will inform consultations with respective ECD stakeholders and partners.

The statement further stated saying, the survey will allow the Ministry to credibly determine whether the relevant targets stipulated in the fifth National Development Plan (NDP5) have been satisfied or not.

Concluding, the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare urged all managers and educarers of ECD centres (Kindergarten) in the country to cooperate with enumerators.

Source: Namibia Press Agency