Top tips from teachers to parents

2017-11-03 18:22

"Offer words of encouragement and motivation, as this will build confidence."

Schoolgirl kills herself after teacher ‘tortures’ her over menstrual stains

2017-09-01 12:57

An incident at school left a 12-year-old girl so devastated she took her own life

Get the kids out of holiday mode

2017-07-18 15:14

Here's how to get the kids ready for the third term of school.

Where are the suburban schools?

2017-06-28 15:29

Read what the Growth Institute has to say on the noticeable absence of suburban schools at the annual free Career Expo in Gauteng. Do you agree?

Can Hollywood movies teach teenagers about history?

2017-05-24 15:57

Or are they a waste of time? A researcher investigates.

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?


Veliswa Skeyi on why she left Lord Comforters

2017-10-19 11:39

Practising what she preaches

Playing 'school-school' helps prepare kids for 'real school'

2017-08-30 15:45

Remember 'playing school' or 'school-school'? It turns out it actually encourages us to read and develop a positive attitude towards learning as we grow up.

How data is empowering an education system in crisis

2017-07-03 14:55

An innovative mobile learning platform is distributing content via a data-driven model.

Readers respond to the use of fidget spinners in schools

2017-06-20 09:32

See what readers had to say about the latest craze among kids.

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.

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