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SA's most expensive schools for 2018

We take a look at the most expensive high schools in South Africa.

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Fearing disappointing matric results? Here are your options

Don't fret! From remarking your exams to completely redoing your subjects – there are so many options available to you.

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7 ways to access the matric 2017 results

Get your matric results quickly and easily in a number of different ways.

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How to budget for primary school 2018

Thinking about next year's budget might be the last thing on your December to-do list. But making sure you know exactly what the costs for your child's school year will be, can avoid some nasty surprises in the New Year!

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Back-to-school budgeting: Do your homework before school closes

Going back to school after the long summer holiday can be stressful for everyone, especially parents.

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Should my Grade R be able to read?

Don’t panic when your 6-year-old can’t read! An educational author explains what that first formal schooling year is for.

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What our readers have to say about the Waldorf schooling system

Every child is different and choosing a school that best suits them can be quite challenging. These parents, however, found the Waldorf schooling system positively influenced their kids and resulted in them becoming well-rounded individuals.

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Does your child need to repeat Grade R?

Is your child ready for big school? If you're worried at all, read on.

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Waldorf schools: dispelling 5 myths

Dispelling some myths of Waldorf schooling.

Tertiary education

Fees must fall, but who will pick up the bill? Here are our options

The storm clouds above South Africa’s universities could be dissipated with careful fiscal planning.

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14 signs your daughter may have ADHD

Does your daughter forget or misplace things all the time? Is she the classroom helper? Assessment scales for ADHD have tended to use data from boys so the signs of ADHD in girls may not be what you expect.

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Useful exam resources for all grades in SA

A handy list of study guides, learning material and video lessons for all grades.

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Study memes part 2: Brace yourselves – winter is here!

We're about a month into school exams and university exams have just started. So we thought we'd cheer you up with a few memes because we know just how stressful exam time can be.

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How can we stop SA's teachers moving abroad?

Here are a few reasons why our teachers are moving abroad and why it's important to hold onto them.

Tertiary education

We need to stop rape culture on campus

There are various ways universities can make campuses safer for students and the key to doing so is in dismantling rape culture.

Tertiary education

The harsh reality of what could actually happen if classes don't resume at universities

By cancelling classes and pushing deadlines because of ongoing protests, we might be doing more harm than good.

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Controversial changes to SA's public school system underway

The Department of Basic Education have published the Draft Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill, and the proposed implications are potentially huge.

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Managing exam stress

Tips to help you cope with the pressure of writing exams

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Top tips from teachers to parents

"Offer words of encouragement and motivation, as this will build confidence."

Tertiary education

You need these 5 skills if you're thinking of distance learning

Distance learning has changed tertiary education for the better but is not without its challenges. Consider these tips before signing up.

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What are the matric pass requirements?

If you're in the dark about what the minimum pass requirements for matric are, here's all you need to know.

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Back off, mom – and 3 other things you need to hear right now as a parent of a matric student

With matric exams well under way, here are a few tips on how you can make things a little easier for your anxious teen.

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Beat exam stress with these hilarious #Matric2017 tweets

Exam stress got you in a panic? Shake it off with these hilarious tweets.

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IN MEMES: The 6 stages we all go through when studying for exams

We know just how stressful exam time can be and how taxing studying can get. So we thought we'd cheer you up and remind you you're not alone.

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How to master learning with mind maps

Mind maps are effective, save you time and can make studying creative and fun.

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Updated: Maths tuition, apps and videos for SA kids

Does your child need a bit of a boost understanding and practising maths? Or is she bored at school and need some extra stimulation? Try these maths programmes that will put the joy back into mathematical discovery!

Matric past exam papers

Download old matric exam papers here (updated)

Here's a list of all the matric subject pages, where you can find old NSC matric exam papers dating from 2008.

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How to study with mnemonics devices

Using mnemonic techniques can make memorising easy and fun.

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Are you stressing about the exams more than your kid is?

Mom, dad, do you stress about exams more than your children do? Take these tips to calm down and help your kids during this challenging time.

Matric past exam papers

Self-marking exams for matrics!

Wanting to help his little brother through matric, Obed Dube developed a website with online exams that students can take – with instant answers!

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Matriculant with 97% average shares her secrets

Christine Vivier from Kuilsrivier has four tips for the class of 2017.

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Exam stress tips for your kids

Helping your child cope during exam time.

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Mind mapping

How to make learning general revision subjects like history or biology easy

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Forget caffeinated drinks, this healthy alternative will improve your child's concentration during exams

Large doses of caffeine and energy drinks may seem logical but drinking this commonly known tea can give your child an added brain boost during end-of-year exams.

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A few things to consider before cheating on that exam

Cheating may seem like the quickest and easiest way to do well on your exams. But have you considered the consequences if you get caught?

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Grade 12 study guides: Mathematics & Maths Literacy

Download study guides to help you with your upcoming Mathematics exams.

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Top achievers' advice for acing matric

Tips on making your final year a success
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