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How to tell if your child’s educational needs are being met at school

5 ways teachers influence your child's outcomes at school.

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When back to school isn't cool

Having been born with physical challenges and dyslexia meant the young John Demartini wasn't fond of school – initially. But then he realised the true value of learning, and today he inspires thousands to embrace school and their inner genius. Here he shares tips to help support your child who thinks school just isn't for them.

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Back to school! All you need to know

The summer holidays are over and it's back to school. Here is a comprehensive list of articles you can read as you prepare your child for another successful year ahead.

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#BackToSchool - Five tips for parents

When your kids go to school, you go along with them.

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How to get kids motivated for the new school year

Some tips to help get the kids excited for going back to school.

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How to save time during the #MorningRushHour

A few tips and tricks to get you out the door a little quicker in the morning.

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Send us your #backtoschool snaps!

It's back to school for kids all over South Africa today. Check out these images parents posted on social media.

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Child not registered at a school yet? Here’s what to do

If you haven’t yet managed to get your child into a school for 2017, you urgently need to make a plan.

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How to make bag charms

Bag charms liven up any school bag or backpack. They are a great way for kids to express their personalities. Here are some suggestions

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Is your child's school bag too heavy?

Protect your child from back pain with these simple steps.

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5 tips to get back to school ready

Here’s what you really need to make a smooth start to the year.

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The school uniform cost debacle

Kim Norton wonders why school uniforms are so dreadfully expensive.

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Is your child gifted?

Is your child extraordinary in any way? Is he emotionally intelligent beyond his years? Does she solve complex maths problems in her sleep? Your child could very well be gifted.

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First day of school printable

A great way to document your child's journey through school.

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2017 school holidays in South Africa calendar printable

Here are SA's school and public holidays for 2017 in a neat downloadable calendar – plus a few handy tips on when to take to leave to get the maximum benefit!

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Keep their gear in tip-top shape

Keeping your children's school clothes neat and tidy can be a daunting task. They are worn daily, and are subjected to plenty of wear and tear. The experts advise..

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Starting Grade 1

The 3Rs of Grade 1 for new parents. Pretty useful for other parents too!

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New school blues

How long do you let your child be unhappy before you decide to make a change? This single dad of three considers the options.

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Back to school

Packed lunches, school lifts and extramurals... it’s back to school (or maybe for the 1st time!). Here’s all the help you need: our back to school survival guide.

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10 ways to make school easier

Some tips on how to make the daily grind easier for your kids.

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Get set for back-to-school success

The start of the new school year or term gives us all a chance to make a fresh start, break bad old habits and adopt good new ones. Here are some suggestions.
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