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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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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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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.

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School admission nightmare? Here’s what to do

If you haven’t yet managed to get your child into a school for 2018, you urgently need to make a plan. Here's what to do.

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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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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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Top tips from teachers to parents

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

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Unschooling: ‘No school for my kids – they’ll learn to read by themselves’

The children of the *Malan family from Gauteng have never been to school.

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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!

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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.

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Hurry! Gauteng school application deadline looms

Applications for Gauteng schools are closing on 12 June. Make sure you do yours in time!

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The importance of spelling and writing in a digital age

We investigate the importance of handwriting and spelling and share some tips on how to identify problems that your child may be experiencing.

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Gauteng schools to be graded with a star rating

By the end of next year, Gauteng schools will be rated according to a 5-star system, it was recently announced.

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Explaining school admission policies

Which criteria do South African schools use to sort through applicants, and what does the law say?

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Lego salutes legendary #WomenOfNasa

The popular Danish toy company is set to release one of their most momentous play sets yet - #WomenOfNasa!

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The gamification of education

Using games in the classroom is a great way to teach kids in a more creative and efficient way.

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Lessons from Africa prove the incredible value of mother tongue learning

Successful education cannot occur unless children understand the language through which it is provided.

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Maths: Finger calculations the Indian way

Curious to know how the Indian school children do fast calculations on their fingers?

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Abacus counting: how to do calculations the Japanese way

If you think an abacus is something preschoolers use to learn to count to 10, or all the way up to 100, get ready to learn a whole new way of doing maths!

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African girls don't suck at maths and science

There has been this misconception that girls aren't good at maths and science. We need to change this fallacy.
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