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Understanding that their emotional self-regulation plays a key role in how they will handle the changes is very important.
Well-trained and educated ECD teachers crucial to child development
Learners who don’t attend ECD centres and stay at home with parents or guardians lack the needed stimulation.
'Waiting to fail?': An open letter to grade R teachers and ECD practitioners
A child should not have to wait to fail before they are helped.
Free Mental Maths for early grade students while schools are closed
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Thinking of making homeschooling permanent? Here are the pros and cons
Here are some homeschooling pros and cons to consider if the lockdown has sparked an interest in teaching your kids at home.
WATCH: Genius maths hacks: The 9 times table
If you've got your tables memorised, you can probably read off your 9-times tables like nobody's business. But we've put together these...
WATCH: A fun and easy way to explain density by creating a seascape in a jar
The easiest, and often simplest, way to explain particular scientific concepts to kids is to show them an experiment. So we put together...
Find homeschooling sites and information here
Learn more about homeschooling and what curricula they use by visiting these websites run by parents and organisations that have...
WATCH: Incredible virtual performance by local school band is a must-see
Greenwood Primary School in Port Elizabeth has just given the phrase 'the show must go on' a whole new meaning.
Mr President, you've got mail! Grade 2 pupils voice their appreciation in cute letters
"Thank you for puting [sic] lockdown... I am happy but bored. For the past few days, I've been going crazy." This is hands down the...
Is homeschooling for you?
Cath Jenkin gives us an inside look at homeschooling.
'So brave': Primary school kids thank the president in more cute letters
From compliments for being "the best president in South Africa," to being "so brave to speak to us on television," here are a few more of...
10 things you need to ask about your child’s after-school care
Because aftercare shouldn’t be an afterthought. Here's what parents need to be asking about their children’s after-school care programme.
Consent in the classroom: Why these 23 pupils finally reported their sex pest teacher
We're not talking about R Kelly cases that have been going on for years. No, no, it's a lot closer to home.
Selecting the right primary school for your child
Making the right choice from the start can help your child get the best building blocks in their education and will also ensure that they...
At this year's prize giving, we are all achievers
The challenge lies in making every child who is starting out believe that they matter, they are capable and their achievements are...
From historic to state-of-the-art: Modern structures for the Botha's Halte rural school in Worcester
The historic community school on the outskirts of Worcester, Botha's Halte Primary School, has been transformed into a state-of-the-art...
'Men are disappointing us' - PE primary school learners protest for a safer South Africa
Learners from St Augustine’s Primary School in Port Elizabeth protested in the city centre against violence against women and children.
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