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.

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.

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.

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 we can teach our babies to never give up

2017-09-22 14:26

The amount of effort we put into completing tasks actually teach our babies persistence and resilience.

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.

Building castles with my nephew at his new school

2017-09-08 16:15

How Montessori schooling can make a difference in your child's development, should the mainstream schooling system present particular social challenges.

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.

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.

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