Department of Education slams claims of masturbation lessons for Grade 4 pupils

2019-05-14 11:35

Confirmed by the Department of Education: Masturbation will not be included in the new Life Orientation curriculum for Grade 4 pupils.

Why graduation is a big deal for black women students

2019-04-08 16:52

Graduation photos and videos have been trending on social media this past week, following graduation season in the country.

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

2019-01-08 11:03

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

'Cheaper' private schools delivered more top performers than South Africa’s most expensive schools in 2018

2019-01-03 15:32

The IEB matric results for 2018 show no correlation between the cost of a private school and the number of top performers it produces.

6 tips on preparing your allergic child for the new school year

2018-12-30 10:00

Is your child starting pre-school or primary school and has one or more allergies? Here are some tips on how to get the year off to a good start.

Hands up if you're looking for small ways to help others in a big way? Here are 5

2018-11-14 19:36

Doing good can do good for you for you too.

France just banned smartphones in schools during all hours of the day

2018-08-02 11:29

It was created out of concern that students are becoming addicted to using smartphones.

Welcome to Elon Musk's school, where kids play with flamethrowers and shirk foreign languages

2018-06-26 13:58

Elon Musk cofounded a school for his five sons in 2014 called Ad Astra.

Wearing glasses could really mean you're smarter, according to a new study

2018-06-02 10:26

According to a new study from the University of Edinburgh, there could be some truth to the idea that smart people wear glasses.


2018-05-17 14:30

TEACHERS and kids were met by smoke coming out of the staff room windows when they arrived at Tholulwazi High School in Kameelrivier, Mpumalanga on Monday.


Former SABC presenter Phumzile Zonke on juggling single parenting, work and a master’s degree

2019-04-11 12:44

Phumzile Zonke had to juggle school, parenting and work to get his Master's Degree

Why the first day of school is also tough on parents

2019-02-20 11:45

And as a parent, you are a part of this journey with your child, so it is completely normal to be feeling these emotions along with your child.

These are the top 10 academic schools in South Africa right now - with fees starting from R30,000 a year

2019-01-07 14:03

On average, matriculants at the top school had five distinctions each.

The next U.S. ambassador to SA is from East London and speaks Xhosa and Afrikaans

2018-11-16 14:44

The South African-born luxury handbag designer may be coming back home to serve both her native and adopted countries.

Rihanna says she hated school - but UNESCO reminds us that a girl's earning potential goes up by 20% for every year she completes

2018-09-19 15:31

It’s easy to take education for granted if you’ve never had problems accessing it.

A third of Gauteng pupils still travel more than 5km to school

2018-07-03 09:49

Despite the 5km catchment areas of schools, many kids still travel more than that to school. The long and short of South African school commutes: children may be travelling very far to get to school, which ultimately becomes costly, but it could be for a better education. So what do you do, as a parent, in this situation?


2018-06-18 10:00

YES CLUB is one of the promising businesses owned by 60 pupils at Ekwazini High School in Mhluzi, Mpumalanga.

Teenager accidentally shot dead by school friend

2018-05-29 15:14

Local detectives have launched a homicide investigation and urged parents to educate their children on gun safety.

Secunda schoolgirl smiles through her pain – even though hospitals have no space for her

2018-04-13 19:10

She looks like most school girls. Young, bubbly and happy.

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