The  South African Journal of Childhood Education (SAJCE) is a peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for the dissemination of research in childhood learning and development and the care and education of children from birth to 12 years. View our Editorial Team.

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Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to reviewers  
Editorial Office
22 November 2023

Original Research

Enhancing visual-motor integration and visual perception of 6-year-old children  
Elna van der Merwe, Catelen Briedenhann, Bianka Reyneke
15 November 2023

Review Article

School readiness in South Africa: Concept analysis and plain language summary  
Monique de Wit, Sylnita Swartz-Filies, Janke van der Walt, Casey Clarke, Liezl Worship, Carli Smit, Darelle van Greunen, Nicola Plastow
30 October 2023

Original Research

What mathematics do Grade 7 learners take to high school in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic?  
Craig Pournara, Lynn Bowie
27 October 2023

Original Research

In word and deed: Embodying early literacy learning in gestures and postures  
Caroline R. van der Mescht
24 October 2023

Original Research

Integral education and Ubuntu: A participatory action research project in South Africa  
Kanyakumarie Padayachee, Savathrie Maistry, Geoffrey T. Harris, Darren Lortan
24 October 2023

Original Research

How character strengths of autistic learners aid primary school educators in the class: An exploratory study  
Chantel Snyman, Chrizanne Van Eeden, Marita Heyns
16 October 2023


South African Journal of Childhood Education authors and reviewers making an impact  
Elizabeth Henning
11 October 2023

Original Research

Grade 6 primary school learners’ views on minibus taxis and their drivers  
Zetta van Eck, Johan Wassermann, Clinton D. van der Merwe
09 October 2023

Original Research

Teachers’ perceptions on the need to use digital storytelling based on local wisdom to improve writing skills  
Robiatul Munajah, Mohammad S. Sumantri, Yufiarti Yufiarti
29 September 2023
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Call for Papers: Submission deadline extended


AOSIS calls on authors to submit articles for a Special Issue on ‘Interrogating Coloniality in South African Primary Schools’. The deadline for submissions is 31 January 2024. To learn about recommended topics and submission guidelines, visit https://bit.ly/3XQxhjS.

Posted: 2023-10-31

Event: Open Access Week 2023 - Embracing community over commercialisation


AOSIS is celebrating Open Access Week 2023! This year’s theme, ‘Community over Commercialisation’, aligns with our mission to democratise scholarly knowledge. We’ve curated three articles on open access  for you, please select each heading to read the full article:
1. Open access: A bridge to public interest amid commercialisation
2. Community over commercialisation: Combating knowledge monopolies in scholarly publishing
3. Knowledge for all: The rise and impact of open publishing platforms
By reading these articles, you’ll expand your horizons and deepen your understanding of the open access landscape.

Posted: 2023-10-17

Event: Experience the excitement of AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023: Videos now available for viewing!


We are pleased to announce that the AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023 videos are ready for viewing. This year’s awards, divided into three videos, is hosted by AOSIS’ Executive Chairman, Dr Pierre de Villiers, and our Chief Executive Officer, Cecile de Villiers. The three award categories are the Journal Indexing Awards, Journal Article Citations Awards, and the Book Downloads Awards. We invite you to join us to recognise the remarkable achievements of our editors and authors at the AOSIS Laureatus Awards (click here). We eagerly anticipate observing the remarkable accomplishments that our editors and authors will achieve this year.

Posted: 2023-10-26

Press Release: Online Resource & News Portal - Department of Health, Republic of South Africa

Visit www.sacoronavirus.co.za for up to date information about the COVID-19 Pandemic. Hotline: 0800 029 999 | WhatsApp: 0600-123456  
Posted: 2022-01-28
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