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'Visual understanding is absolutely everything': Local experts share matric maths hacks
"It is easier to understand what you can see. If they use colour appropriately, it can help them to make use of given information".
What South Africa's teachers brought to the virtual classroom during Covid-19
The Basic Education Department created a Covid-19 guide for teachers addressing aspects of health as well as potential resources that...
Doctor says don't let Covid-19 stop you from writing matric 2020
Missing an exam now will mean a rewrite in March next year...
Principal warns teens to avoid parties or risk missing their exams
... "a large number of pupils from local schools have been frequenting some of the city’s clubs."
Over five million South African children are not getting their school meals
Department of Basic Education says the situation will improve with schools returning.
'I am devastated that this program might not exist': Local drama school battles to keep its doors open
"We do everything in our power to make drama affordable and accessible for all".
Should I hold my Grade R child back a year?
What if your child isn't quite ready yet? How would you know, and what happens if you choose to hold them back a year?
Choosing a school for your child is now more complex than ever
"Life as we know it, as it was before the reality of Covid-19 entered our existence, will almost certainly never be the same again"
Covid-19 puts teachers on the frontline of quality education
To help bridge South Africa’s digital divide, SPARK says there is a clear need for robust public-private partnerships to ensure that all...
EC matriculants share their thoughts on the final mother tongue exam paper
Students and a principle share their thoughts...
'Dyslexic children are falling under the radar': Local clinical psychologist shares nine facts about dyslexia in SA
As a country, we are not sensitive to the reading needs and personal struggles of people with Dyslexia.
Is your child keeping up with the 'coronacoaster'? Tips to help them survive the rest of the year
Local experts provide sound advice on how to ensure your child keeps up with the rest of the academic year.
"Things will feel strange": Tips to ace matric 2020
This year’s matrics face additional stressors on top of the regular challenges associated with matric finals.
Kids were asked who their favourite teacher is, and why. Here’s what they said
Even self-described troublemakers and class clowns often remember a specific teacher who stood up for them, who took them under their...
Help, the school wants to hold my Grade R child back! What can I do?
We spoke to Rachel Carey, a children's occupational therapist, about how you can help your child prepare for big school.
'You’ve endured a lot': Celebrating teachers and what they have overcome in 2020
South African teachers endured a lot in 2020 and are some of the great heroes to have come out of this pandemic.
How to tackle the issue of mother-tongue instruction in South African schools
In South Africa, mother-tongue instruction is maintained until the third year in most schools. The language of teaching and learning...
What is it like writing matric exams in a pandemic?
"It has been stressful yet somewhat exhilarating": Siyabonga Nhlapo, Head Boy at Curro Durbanville.
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