ARTICLES RELATING TO SCHOOL

A US student grew out his hair to donate to his sick sister. He said the principal told him to cut it or leave.

2020-02-15 09:58

Maggie Johnson lost her hair during treatment for an auto-immune disease. Her brother started to grow his in order to donate it to her.

WATCH | These four boys got a ride to their new school in a Ford Ranger Raptor and it made them feel so cool

2020-01-23 08:00

Now that they have started a new chapter of their school life, these four boys review their first week, and what it was like getting there in the Ford Ranger Raptor.

Get your kids organised for the school year!

2020-01-14 14:51

The school holiday has ended and reality is sinking in – it’s bye-bye beach, hello books.

These are the top 10 academic schools in South Africa right now - with fees starting from R33,000 a year

2020-01-10 14:00

Bloemhof High School was again the cheapest school on the list, asking R30,560 per pupil per annum.

These are the least expensive private schools that deliver top results

2020-01-09 14:26

Both schools were also among the top-performing schools in 2018.

A US teacher was placed on leave after allegedly telling students she wants to 'bring back slavery'

2019-12-23 07:26

The unnamed educator, who works at a school composed of predominately black and Latino students, is allegedly a supporter of President Donald Trump.

Comprehensive Sexuality Education addresses Gender-Based Violence, HIV infections and learner pregnancy

2019-11-28 10:00

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) appreciates the interest shown in education, particularly the engagement regarding the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) component of Life Orientation.

From ancient monasteries to futuristic libraries, these photos show the different ways kids learn around the world

2019-10-30 21:05

Agora, a free photography app, recently held a contest to award some of the most beautiful photos taken this year that depict learning in some form.

A Japanese ninja history student who handed in a blank paper was given a top mark after her professor realised her essay was written in invisible ink

2019-10-11 12:42

At first, the blank piece of paper resembled trash, but when the professor held it against a hot stove the black ink began to appear line by line.

A blogger shared the genius fridge hack she uses to get her kids to eat healthy snacks, and it's going viral

2019-09-22 15:58

With toddlers, snack time can be a battle. But one mom came up with a genius fridge hack to help avoid arguments and foster her kids' independence.

 

Some SA schools are now refusing cash on-premises, forcing parents to use a payment app instead

2020-01-29 15:09

Avoiding cash reduces the risk of money being stolen or lost by pupils, Karri's CEO said.

These are the most expensive boarding schools in SA – with fees of up to R321,000

2020-01-15 14:45

School fees at the ten most expensive boarding schools in SA are all more than R260,00 per pupil in 2020.

Here’s how to help your kid make school cool

2020-01-14 14:46

Check out our tips to make their transition easier and get them feeling cool for school.

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

2020-01-10 09:30

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

These are now the most expensive private day schools in SA

2020-01-09 07:18

Their school fees are increasing above inflation, in some cases by over R13,000.

OPINION: Should parents be banned from taking pictures at school prize giving ceremonies?

2019-12-02 10:47

Is it a school event or photo and video taking challenge? A frustrated local parent questions whether we need a parental paparazzi intervention when talking end-of-year school graduation functions.

We asked teachers to name one thing parents should never do

2019-11-09 15:49

While parents are invested in their children receiving the best possible education, they can sometimes be unfairly pushy towards teachers.

Police probe assault charges as Grey High hostel 'whacking' practices unravel

2019-10-17 17:51

Seven Grade 12 pupils were hauled before a disciplinary hearing at the beginning of the month for meting out "whacks" to Grade 8 pupils at one of its boarding houses.

Allegations of racism between teacher, students at Roodepoort school untrue - SAHRC

2019-10-08 20:47

Allegations of a racist incident between a teacher and pupils of Tulip Secondary School were found to be untrue after the SAHRC went on a fact-finding mission. Instead, the incident took place between employees of the school.

Afro hairstyle 'comments' spark controversy at Cape Town high school

2019-08-30 21:57

Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer claims there is no evidence that derogatory comments were directed at a group of female Malibu High pupils who has Afro hairstyles.

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