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Cotlands established a training unit in 2018 focusing on providing courses in Early Childhood Development.

Cotlands offers early childhood development (ECD) practitioners a range of high-quality training courses that are designed to develop skills and build capacity in the sector. Cotlands leads the way in online training courses. 

Who should sign up for our online courses?

Aspiring educators | Au pairs | Baby/child minders | Child minders | Day mothers | Domestic workers | Early learning facilitators | ECD practitioners | 

ECD school staff | Entrepreneurs – ECD / toy library owners | Moms/parents/grandparents | Playgroup leaders | School leavers | Toy librarians

Cotlands training courses


Playsa,org is an free online ECD training course that was developed in partnership with Department of Basic Education, UNICEF, Cotlands and LEGO Foundation. 

Skills based training courses:
  • Toy Library set up and administration
  • Play-based learning with toys
  • Making toys from waste materials
  • Developing birth to two year olds

For more information on training, please email training@cotlands.org

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Aug 2019

Aug 6 - Aug 8
Cotlands, 9 Data Crescent, Ormonde
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

Toy Library set up and administration is a three-day course that covers the following key aspects of a toy library: What is a toy library? Benefits of a toy library Quality standards of a toy library How to categorise and prepare toys Sustaining a toy library To become a TLASA member, email members@tlasa.org The cost per annum to join TLASA is as follows: Individuals R287.50 Toy Library R287.50 Small organisation (less than 10 toy libraries) submit list of all R690.00…

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