Early Childhood Development(ECD)

Grade R Impact Evaluation Summary

Long term research on the introduction of Grade R has been collated and evaluated by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and the Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME), and is presented in the report ‘The Impact of the Introduction of Grade R on Learning Outcomes’. As the ECD community has a vital role to play in laying the foundation for Grade R, this summary is provided as a quick reference to key recommendations for Grade R extracted from the report.