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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action


  • The conference programme provides the opportunity for researchers and practitioners to present their work in child health in the form of oral or poster presentations.
  • UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti is currently seeking to build a roster of local consultants to work as part of the Social and Economic Policy team in Florence on its Economic policy analysis work . For further details please see the Terms of Reference and General Terms and Conditions that apply.
  • South African Early Childhood Development Awards 2015: Open for Nominations! The Awards aim to recognise excellence in the ECD sector; innovations in ECD training methods and practice; best practice; and to encourage the pursuit of excellence in the early childhood development service delivery.
  • The purpose of this assignment is to do a meta assessment and analysis of existing statistical data and related information on children from birth to 4 years in South Africa and to develop baseline information for target setting on key strategic objectives of the National Early Childhood Development Policy
  • The Draft first periodic country report on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) has been released for public comment
  • The Film and Publication Board (FPB) is conducting national public consultations to give South Africans the opportunity to provide input on the Draft Online Regulation Policy. The consultations began in April and run through June 2015.
  • The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Pretoria is inviting applications from suitably qualified South African nationals for the Fixed-Term Appointment post of: Child Protection Specialist, NO-C
  • The University of South Africa, College of Law, in partnership with the School of Strategic Communication (University of Johannesburg), the Helen Beder School of Social Welfare in the USA and Matla a Bana (an NGO working in the field of child protection), is delighted to announce the conference themed 26th Year Celebration of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).
  • The Draft National Early Childhood Development (ECD) Policy has been published by the Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini and open for public comment until 24 April 2015.Please send all comments in the prescribe format to Motla Ntswane at [email protected] or fax number: 086 544 1577. Attached is a format for comments and a link to the Gazetted Draft ECD Policy.
  • This document, titled Research Outputs Policy (2015), outlines the criteria for the measurement and evaluation of research outputs of public higher education institutions (HEIs).