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Education Leaders Attend Cambridge Schools Conference in SA

Education leaders and experts from 31 countries gathered at Somerset College in Cape Town for the prestigious Cambridge Schools Conference.

Putting The Arts Back Into Education

Mandy Collins finds out why arts subjects need to be a part of every child’s education.

Decisions, Decisions

Choosing subjects for Grade 10 is an important decision that might influence the course of a child’s studies at tertiary level and their future career. And then again, it might not. By Nia Magoulianiti-McGregor.

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The Benefits Of Embracing Science

Studying science seems like a no-brainer, given that we live in a world where science, technology and engineering are all around us. But science teaches children other skills too, writes Mandy Collins.

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Therapy: A Guide

Here’s our guide to play therapy, speech therapy, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, to help you decide whether any are appropriate for your child. By Caryn Gootkin.

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Educating Children Who Need Added Support

The demand for special needs education in South Africa is growing, with thousands of children with learning barriers waiting for spots in facilities where they can thrive within their specific contexts.

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Parental Balancing Act 101

Study after study confirms children do better academically and socially when schools and families forge a relationship. But in these days of helicopter parenting, how can parents get the balance right? Nia Magoulianiti-McGregor finds out.

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Become A Lunchbox Legend

Getting the right mix of appealing and healthy food in your kids’ lunchboxes is a fine art. Georgina Guedes rounds up some advice, tips and tricks to get  you there.

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Helping A Child Who Struggles To Read

South African children are in the throes of a literacy crisis. Mandy Collins finds out what to do if your child is battling with reading.

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The Great Homework Debate

An increasing number of schools around the world are doing away with post-school assignments. South Africa is no exception, writes Miriam Mannak.

Lets Get Moving!

When it comes to physical activity, modern children spend a lot less time moving than their parents did. Subashni Govender finds out just how much exercise your child should be getting.

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Finding The Right School

Gone are the days when children simply attended the school nearest to their home. Parents are faced with a range of choices, and that can make selecting the right school quite difficult, writes Subashni Govender.

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Protect The Children Art Competition

The Living Vine (NPO 158-102) invites all children from Grade R-Grade 12 to participate in an Art Competition with fabulous prizes for the top 3 entries in each category.

Self-injury taking its toll

In an ever-changing world where teenagers and young adolescents are increasingly confronted with new challenges, peer pressure, demanding relationships and the like, the growing phenomenon of self-harm as a means of regulating their emotions comes as no surprise.

Curro’s Strong Financial Performance Leads to Long-Term Rating Upgrade by GCR

Global Credit Ratings (GCR) has upgraded the long term national scale rating assigned to Curro Holdings Limited to BBB(ZA) ,with the short term rating affirmed at A3(ZA), and the outlook accorded as Stable.

How To Choose A Career At School

Helping your child to decide what to study is daunting, but the more you know, the easier it is. Melanie Reeder-Powell offers some essential information to get you started.

Happy Meals

Nutrition plays a vital role in healthy performance at school, says Mandy Collins.