Education leaders and experts from 31 countries gathered at Somerset College in Cape Town for the prestigious Cambridge Schools Conference.
Mandy Collins finds out why arts subjects need to be a part of every child’s education.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An increasing number of schools around the world are doing away with post-school assignments. South Africa is no exception, writes Miriam Mannak.
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.
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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The South African Schools Collection The SA Schools Collection is a prestigious annual showcase publication targeted primarily at parents who need to make crucial decisions concerning their children’s future. Providing a comprehensive directory of independent and public schools countrywide, the magazine showcases the facilities, ethos and foundations of many of South Africa’s educational institutions, including… Read more »
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.
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.
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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.