About Jackie Schoeman

Jackie Schoeman joined Cotlands in May 1998 as Director of Child Care, bringing with her a wealth of knowledge, experience and current skills in dealing with children in distress. She was appointed as Executive Director in January 2002. She has positioned Cotlands as a thought leader in the early childhood development space by ensuring the organisation stays relevant to the needs of the communities in which Cotlands operates.

Creating safer ‘centres’ for early learning

Over the past 5 years there has been significant growth in government’s spending in the early childhood development (ECD) space. In 2010 the Minister of Finance announced that social development spending, which provides welfare services and early childhood development programmes, … Continue reading