ERIC Number: ED365443
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Preschool Educare in South Africa. Fact Sheet.
This fact sheet presents information about the educare situation in South Africa to illustrate the glaring disparities between the races, until recently officially classified as White, Indian, Colored, and Black. These statistics delineate: (1) the under-6 population by race, geographic, and economic background; (2) costs, fees, and teacher-to-pupil ratios among the racial groups; (3) governmental subsidies for welfare and education by race; (4) infant mortality, stunted growth, and underweight rates for the under-6 population by race; and (5) the number of trained preschool staff by race, along with teacher-to-pupil ratios. (MDM)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Grassroots Educare Trust, Gatesville (South Africa).
Identifiers: Educare; South Africa
Note: Paper prepared as supporting information for paper, "Growing Up in a Changing South Africa," presented by J. Rickards at the World Congress of the Organisation Mondiale pour l'Education Prescholaire, World Organization for Early Childhood Education (20th, Flagstaff, AZ, August 2-7, 1992). For related documents, see PS 021 935-943.