I'm pretty smart... for a girl

2017-08-18 11:36

We often don't pay very much attention to the generalisations we make and end up facilitating the development of particular stereotypes.

A great way to teach our kids about consent

2017-08-14 20:07

Deanna Carson is an educator who runs Body Safety Australia which teaches children, from as early as their pre-school years, about consent.

What the World Bank’s shift from public to private funding means for development

2017-07-10 07:27

The World Bank has changed direction. It won't be giving up on public funding, but it will increasingly be trying to attract private investors to developing countries, explains Steven Friedman.

Babies' fascination with faces may start in the womb

2017-06-14 09:35

Researchers have shown that the foetus can distinguish between different shapes, preferring to track face-like over non-face-like shapes.

Raise a money smart child

2017-01-25 11:08

You don’t have to be Warren Buffet to raise a money savvy child, but it does help to start laying the foundations now.

La Liga spreads in Africa

2016-12-04 06:14

Top European football league La Liga is spreading its tentacles in Africa to find talent. S’Busiso Mseleku spoke to its representative, Antonio Barradas, about growth plans.

Help! I was cyber bullied!

2016-09-27 14:02

A clinical psychologist responds to a Matric learner who has been cyber bullied.

When should my child be able to draw a line?

2016-09-06 13:17

We take a look at how your child's drawing skills progresses as they age.

Is your child wearing the wrong shoe size?

2016-08-25 09:02

A useful shoe fit guide to find the right shoes size for your child’s growing feet

How music-inspired free play can nurture creative young minds

2016-08-04 10:19

It's been said that music positively stimulates various parts of the brain and its power should not be underestimated when it comes to learning and creative expression.


Disciplining your children: reward or punishment? Every child is unique

2017-08-16 10:41

Rachael Sharman writes about disciplining your children after explaining that each child has a different personality and therefore responds to different disciplinary techniques.

Unhappy with your child’s grades last term? There's an app for that

2017-07-11 14:14

Has the July holidays been tainted by a bad report? Here are a few tutoring options to consider next term round.

Disarray of the West is a golden opportunity for Africa

2017-07-04 09:55

The liberal international order is in disarray. To prevent the perpetuation of global instability, other regions of the world, including Africa, also has to offer their vision of how to remake the global order, writes Tim Murithi and Ashanti Kunene.

5 ways to prevent your child from becoming lazy

2017-03-15 11:58

Here's how to help your kids not to develop this nasty habit.

Don’t lose sight of liberty and progress

2016-12-08 12:46

In 2016 it seemed as if much of the gains of the last few decades were reversed. But we are missing the bigger story: the incredible improvement in living standards of most of humanity.

How to praise your child: why simply saying ‘well done’ is not helpful

2016-10-17 09:37

How we praise children is important in shaping the ways in which children see themselves.

Debunking common myths about raising bilingual children

2016-09-20 10:13

Growing up in South Africa means that kids are exposed to so many different languages. But are there any disadvantages to growing up learning two languages?

Luna is John Legend in miniature

2016-09-05 21:53

Check out the latest picture of Luna where she is basically the baby version of her dad.

Is your child wearing the wrong shoe size?

2016-08-24 06:00

A useful shoe fit guide to find the right shoes size for your child’s growing feet

Four ways Africa can solve its energy gap

2016-07-21 11:34

George Njenga, GE Power Steam Power Systems regional executive for sub-Saharan Africa, shares solutions to Africa's energy challenge.

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