SAECD Awards 2018 Publication Finalist

“We congratulate Ayanda Hlabisa for his inspired work as our publicist. The National Development agency has written to him to invite him to be at their Early Childhood Development Awards ceremony in Polokwane from 9th to 12th of December. There are 34 finalists and 7 categories. We do applaud his initiative and wish him great success!”~Felicity Keats (Dancing Pencils founder and Director) 

Ayanda Hlabisa during the joint meeting in Kloof, Durban, 2017 March.

“The South African National ECD (SA ECD) Awards Committee is pleased to congratulate you on your performance thus far based on the entry form submitted as well as the site visit conducted at your premises for the Publication category”~

Mr Nkhensani Mthembi  National SAECD Awards Chairperson

The National South African ECD Awards Ceremony will announce the winners in all SAECD Awards categories namely;

  • Best ECD Centre of the Year
  • Best ECD Practitioner of the Year
  • Best ECD Non-Centre Programme of the Year
  • Best ECD Nutrition Programme of the Year
  • Best ECD Disability Programme of the Year
  • Best ECD Trainer of the Year
  • Best ECD Publication of the Year          

The Awards are organised as follows:

Venue: Polokwane

Date:    11th December 2018

Dress code: Traditional/Formal

 Travel arrangements: The NDA will incur costs of your travel from home to Polokwane and back

SAECD Awards National Activities

Date:  09th to 12th December 2018

Venue: Polokwane

Day 1: 09th December 2018

Arrival of finalists: Sunday


Welcome Pack

Orientation on the 2 day’s activities

Allocation of rooms

Day two: Monday, 10th December 2018:

Photo Shoots, Presentations of programmes to the adjudication panel

Day three: Tuesday, 11th December 2018

Dinner with the NDA Management

Attending the National SAECD Awards event

Day four: Wednesday, 12th December 2018

 Check out

Travel back to OR Tambo Airport/ Home.

We hope we get the publication of the year award to delight our kids and all the Dancing Pencils Writing and Reading Clubs, particularly the rural Zulu speaking kids.

Dancing Pencils Communications Division

“Unearth African Talents, Nurture, Preserve and Utilize”

031 464 1556/ 079 256 6725




No comments.

Leave a Reply