Should Shakespeare be scrapped from the SA school curriculum?

2017-03-31 15:53

With South Africa's school curriculum being reviewed once again, we're wondering if this could be the end of Shakespeare in schools.

Time to learn

2017-02-03 12:16

What does South Africa’s matric pass rate actually mean? And what about those who didn’t make it?

3 mental disorders that may affect your children

2017-01-11 10:52

As the new year begins and children are heading off to school or university, it’s vital that you recognise the warning signs of mental disorders.

Help! I was cyber bullied!

2016-09-27 14:02

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

Suzelle DIY tells us how to be a Story Bosso

2016-09-20 14:15

The Nal’ibali’s Story Bosso talent search is underway! Here's how your kids can enter this fantastic opportunity to become a published author.

Curro profit surges 59% as more SA schools planned

2016-08-16 10:04

Curro says it’s on track to almost double the schools it runs to 200 by 2020 as SA’s largest private-school operator reported a 59% surge in first-half profit.

Gaming may boost teens' school results, says study

2016-08-09 09:31

Playing online games may boost teenagers' school results while spending time on social networks such as Facebook could do the opposite, according to an Australian study.

PRINT IT: Weekly study timetable

2016-07-20 12:13

Print this weekly study timetable to help your kids keep track of all their studying.

Teacher behind trio’s success

2016-06-24 10:52

Behind every successful pupil there is a dedicated teacher.

How mobile phones are disrupting teaching and learning in Africa

2016-05-23 11:46

Gina Porter tells us why cellphones in school are not always a good thing.


Children with heart defects may struggle at school

2017-02-27 12:04

Schools should be aware that children with heart defects can have learning difficulties, even long after their heart defect is 'fixed'.

No-bake nutty choc-chip cereal bars

2017-01-23 10:26

Theses yummy cereal bars are perfect as they are but also go really well with some home made chocolate milk.

11 Back-to-school lunchbox ideas that your kids will love

2017-01-11 07:30

Energy-boosting snacks and exciting lunches to look forward to!

"Don't blame language when the education system is broken"

2016-09-27 09:56

Readers respond to an article about how language is used in schools.

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?

School head: ‘I’ll quit’

2016-08-10 14:36

The headmaster of the school whose former counsellor is charged with sexually abusing children has offered to step down if the governing body has concerns about his leadership.

Schoolbook ‘justifies rape’

2016-07-29 11:52

A Garde 10 textbook exercise indicating that a young girl’s behaviour led to her rape has outraged gender equality and anti-rape organisations across the country.

Abuse horror at city school

2016-06-27 13:42

A guidance counsellor from a prominent Pietermaritzburg primary school in the city’s suburbs is expected to appear in court today for allegedly molesting a seven-year-old pupil.

Should my child learn a foreign language at school?

2016-06-03 08:39

Learning a foreign language can be a major boost for your child's future career. Which one's the best option?

Police called out to arrest 20 lawless teenagers at Weenen school

2016-05-18 12:47

Twenty pupils from a high school in Weenen were arrested on Tuesday after they attacked fellow pupils and damaged school property with stones and rocks.

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