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LLCL Education Department

Lifeline/Childlines Education Department with funding from the Roger Federer Foundation is Implementing The School Readiness Initiative aimed at contributing towards:

Establishing processes of joint responsibility for early learners

Engage all key stakeholders around school readiness such as government office bearers from different ministries and levels (nation, regional, circuit) and community leaders to jointly plan for action and search for synergies

Scale access to stimulating organised learning pre-primary facilities, be it in public preschools or temporarily in private ECD centres trough sensitisation and mobilisation

• Enhance applied early learning methods and school readiness through the capacity building of pre-primary educators in ECD centres on early learning via a self-guided lo course on tablet • Empower educators to train parents on playing with children, relationship building, supporting children during the transition process to primary school, setting up playgrounds

Childline Namibia, in collaboration with Ministry of Gender Equality Poverty Eradication& Social Welfare, as well as the Ministry of Education Arts & Culture through a signed MoU by National Planning Commission, is currently implementing the School Readiness Initiative in 7 regions (Khomas, Erongo, Otjozondjupa, Kavango East & West, Hardap and Zambezi).



BETWEEN PARENTS AND ECD CENTRES is increased, parents are involved in creating an enabling environment for children to thrive.


OF ECD CENTER STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS To provide child-centred care, learning and support as a foundation for quality early childhood education are enhanced.


ECD CENTERS' SERVICES Are improved to reach the Namibian Standards for ECD, as set out by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, and beyond.


HAVE A GREATER UNDERSTANDING of and commitment to children, parents, and the value and importance of Early Childhood Developme.

LifeLine/ChildLine Namibia

is currently implementing the School Readiness Initiative in 7 regions