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Many schools have also asked parents to ensure that learning continues at home. Online learning is an obvious way to keep lessons going; however, only a few schools have well-established online learning systems. Additional challenges for parents can include connectivity problems, limited data access and power blackouts.Keep Reading >
South African teachers' unions and governing associations urged their staff on Friday to defy a government order to return to school next week, saying schools did not yet have personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep educators and pupils safe.Keep Reading >
Students have varied considerably in their ability to manage home learning. The range of abilities within a classroom is likely to be much greater than before restrictions so how do school, students and families cope with this?Keep Reading >
The rapid closure of schools due to the coronavirus has taken many families by surprise. Suddenly, kids all over the country are being asked to learn from home, often through online learning, assignments sent via e-mail, or packets sent out by the school. For many, this will be a new experience. It’s not easy to convert homes into classrooms. But there are a few things you can do to get ready.Keep Reading >
Is your child being distracted by social media, notifications, games etc when they should be doing their online schoolwork? Understand parental controls and site restriction settings.Keep Reading >
Of course, no one has it easy, but the young people in their final year of school will be feeling the challenges of the global pandemic in a unique way. On the cusp of putting their school days behind them and entering into a new world where they carve out their futures as adults, they now find themselves in a potentially long-lasting limbo, hanging between two vastly different worlds.Keep Reading >
TKSST is an unprecedented collection of over 4,500 kid-friendly videos, curated for teachers and parents who want to share smarter, more meaningful media in the classroom and at home. Selections are grown-up-friendly, too. And thanks to our members, it's free for everyone.Keep Reading >
There was much to celebrate when Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga announced a record 81.3% pass for the class of 2019.
Included in Tuesday’s jubilations was the awarding of the country’s top-performing pupils. Daily Maverick caught up with three of the learners to share their journeys of hard work and resilience.Keep Reading >
With an increasingly busy life, many families are choosing online tutoring over home and centre based tutoring. The benefits are numerous, including no travel time and the saving on petrol. But, is online tutoring right for you?Keep Reading >
Anxiety among school children seems to be on the rise and the reasons for this are various. Among them is a greater awareness of anxiety and how it impacts children.
This article looks at the relationship between ADHD and anxiety.Keep Reading >
The decision to employ a tutor is not one that parents take lightly. Maxwell College understands this and are very aware of the need to ensure that tutoring not only addresses academic concerns, but also fosters confidence and self-belief in students.Keep Reading >