This is why sibling rivalry is bad for your child's development

2018-02-22 11:16

Can't we all just get along? New research shows that helping your children to build loving relationships with each other has a greater impact than you may think.

World Bank watchdog to probe social, labour complaint against Lonmin

2017-12-09 07:45

The World Bank’s Compliance Advisor Ombudsman plans to investigate a complaint by women in Marikana over Lonmin’s alleged failure to comply with social and labour plans.

Yes! You can homeschool your preschooler

2017-11-09 14:23

You don't have to send your child to preschool. They can get ready for big school right at home.

Book extract: Chris Bishop chats to Pascal Dozie, the wealthy entrepreneur who wants to rebuild Nigeria

2017-09-15 11:56

Pascal Dozie, who founded Diamond Bank in Nigeria in 1991, convinced MTN to set up shop in the country and started his own investment company, believes in tapping into Nigeria's huge potential.

Moving autism on TV beyond the genius stereotype

2017-09-06 10:21

We could do with more nuanced representations of autism on TV that merits inclusion and encourages acceptance.

When it comes to kids and social media, it's not all bad

2017-08-29 09:18

Social media can actually prove to be a useful tool for kids as it encourages learning and provides social avenues for participation in online public spheres.

Are apps destroying our ability to fulfil the most basic responsibilities?

2017-08-22 12:09

Thanks to our smartphones, it’s getting pretty easy to outsource pretty much anything we want, but is this lifestyle of convenience healthy?

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.

Stop yelling over spilt milk! Science explains why your kids are so clumsy

2017-08-14 13:19

Even parents have their blind spots. Science explains the reason your child keeps on spilling when it comes to meal time.

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.


Govt unpacks plan to boost economic development

2018-02-21 14:29

Government plans to strengthen the economy by investing in small business development, agricultural production, roads and infrastructure and manufacturing, according to the National Budget.

SA lags in developing employee talent - report

2017-11-25 10:30

South Africa has dropped five places in the IMD Business School for Management and Leadership World Talent Ranking for 2017.

How do today's teens compare with teens in the 1970s?

2017-09-20 16:02

Prepare to be surprised!

Want to improve your kids’ writing skills? Let them draw

2017-09-11 21:28

We might see drawing as a bit of fun, but the contribution to learning is more than we might think.

Think disability is a tragedy? We pity you

2017-08-31 09:53

Two high school friends and now university professors explain how ableism nearly destroyed their friendship and how disability prejudice in the classroom wrongfully teaches children early on that some lives are more worthy than others.

Are apps destroying our ability to fulfil the most basic responsibilities?

2017-08-22 12:15

Thanks to our smartphones, it’s getting pretty easy to outsource pretty much anything we want, but is this lifestyle of convenience healthy?

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.

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.

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