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  • The SmartStart model

    This short video provides a good overview of why SmartStart was set up and what we hope to achieve in the next 10 years. It includes an interview with our CEO, Grace Matlhape, as well as interviews with SmartStart trainees and a caregiver whose child is attending a SmartStart playgroup.

  • How do children learn and develop?

    Imagine a small girl at home cleaning the kitchen with her mother. The little girl enthusiastically pulls everything from the cupboard and sets to work balancing and building, using the different plastic containers. Repeatedly, she attempts to make a tower but struggles to get the balance right. Then she spots her water bottle and uses it to pour water into her containers. Quickly, the space...