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About Kids Collab

Kids Collab is a South African non-profit organisation dedicated to enhancing the physical development and well-being of children during their early years.

We are on a mission to empower educators, parents, caregivers, and community members with the knowledge and tools needed to nurture healthy habits and practices in children's daily lives.

More about Kids Collab

Our Approach

Expert Guidance: At Kids Collab, we draw upon the expertise of a dedicated team of healthcare providers. These professionals develop age-appropriate, knowledge-based content that forms the foundation of our initiatives.

Knowledge-Based Content: We believe in the power of knowledge. Our content is designed to be informative and practical, equipping those who influence children's lives with the tools they need to support their growth.

Holistic Development: Kids Collab places a strong emphasis on holistic development, focusing on physical well-being, mental health, and overall growth.

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School Programme
School Programme

School Programme

Kids Collab have developed an in-school programme to improve physical development and well-being in the early years. The programme provides content and resources to facilitate practitioners and educators in incorporating physical activity and well-being strategies within a school day, both in the classroom and outdoor spaces.

The programme has been designed alongside healthcare professionals, ensuring that all content is knowledge-based and age-appropriate. All the resources and activities are based on the National Curriculum Framework learning outcomes.


Key Input Activities

Creating age-appropriate, knowledge-based content for the Kids Collab School Programme, covering areas like gross motor development, mindfulness, and habit building.
Customising programme materials to suit various settings (including low resourced), including translating content, adapting tools, and creating hardcopy resources.
Conducting in-depth environmental studies to understand the specific challenges and resources available in lower-resourced educational settings.
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Providing comprehensive training sessions for educators on how to effectively use the program to enhance physical development and well-being in children.
Conducting site visits to monitor the implementation of the program, assess progress, and offer support where needed.
Offering continuous support and guidance to educators through communication platforms like WhatsApp groups.
Implementing a robust monitoring and evaluation framework to track program effectiveness, assess improvements in fundamental movement skills, and social-emotional learning capabilities.
Administering pre- and post-training questionnaires to evaluate educators' understanding and the impact of the training.
Gathering feedback through focus group discussions with educators and school principals to assess the program's benefits and areas for improvement.
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