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Tertiary education

SA universities drop in global rankings

SA tertiary institutions are fast becoming mediocre in comparison to others on an international level. This is a result of under-funding, not student protests, says deputy vice-chancellor.

Fertility treatment

World's first baby born from 3-parent technique - report

The world's first baby has been born thanks to a controversial new technique employed by US scientists to include DNA from three parents in the embryo, a report says.

Development

How kids can benefit from boredom

Find alternate stimuli, don't only make use of technology and television

Development

Help! I was cyber bullied!

A clinical psychologist responds to a Matric learner who has been cyber bullied.

Pregnancy health

Why we don't stand up for pregnant women

Here's why some people don't stand up for pregnant women.

Primary school

"Don't blame language when the education system is broken"

Readers respond to an article about how language is used in schools.

Development

"I bath my kids twice a day!"

Parent24 readers share their thoughts on how often you should bath your kids.

Pregnancy health

GRAPHIC: Burn victim bares all for pregnancy shoot

There's beauty to be found in all of us.

Positive Parenting

The dangers of distracted parenting

Here are 8 ways to help prevent accidents as a result of distracted parenting.

Health

What is the homeopathic view on vaccinations?

Dr Dr Neil Gower of the Homoeopathic Association of South Africa repsonds to a reader about alternative medicines for vaccinations.

Fun

Adam Levine reveals first pic of baby girl

It's enough to make your heart melt!

Positive Parenting

Spotlight on #HeritageDay: 6 awesome stories

From activities to do with your kids to SA's rich motoring heritage.

Parenting

Things to do with your kids on Heritage Day besides braai

Heritage Day has slowly become synonymous with braaiing. Is our rich, diverse heritage being swept under the rug?
Weekly Poll

Do you think parents should be accountable for bullying in schools?

75 % - Yes
 
4 % - No
 
20 % - Depends on the situation
 

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