Surviving Matric 2021: How to help your child thrive through the chaos

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Are you unknowingly putting more pressure on a child than is necessary? (Getty Images)
Are you unknowingly putting more pressure on a child than is necessary? (Getty Images)

It's been another rough year for SA's education system, and no doubt the pandemic has immeasurably impacted our children's ability to learn.

Thankfully, much focus has been applied to assisting matriculants to stay on track, and like the class of 2020 has proven, acing the matric exam can be done. 

According to local experts - registered counsellor Kirsten Harrison and counselling psychologist Jogini Packery - managing the inevitable emotions that are part and parcel of the matric year has undoubtedly become that much more complicated.

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