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Sufficient sleep, supportive nutrition and being physically active every day too often fall by the wayside when study pressures mount.
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EC Department of Education on mother tongue pilot project for 2020 matric exams
“For the first time the council of Education ministers accepted the importance of acknowledging mother tongue bilingual education.”
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A child should not have to wait to fail before they are helped.
The silence where ECD centres are concerned is very loud
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Try each problem on your own first, no matter how inadequately, before consulting the solutions.
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"There is no time to cover all the language development skills that would have been covered," says Wits lecturer Dr Lindiwe Tshuma.
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