Picture is Worth Thousand Words

They say a picture is worth a thousand words & we agree! Antoinette Reinecke is an award-winning photographer based in Johannesburg capturing moments in time through her passion for the Lens. Officially being in the photography industry for the past 3 years, her love for the field started off by shooting everything in sight, from […]

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Cindy Glass of Step Up

How to study Maths and Sciences

  The year-end exams are coming up. This can be a time of immense stress and anxiety for teachers, learners, and parents. Cindy Glass, Owner and Co-Founder of Step Up Education Centres says, “The trouble with exams is that the task of preparing effectively seems an almost insurmountable one – most especially for learners who […]

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Perfectionism can be self-destructive

Mfundo (not his real name), a grade 1 learner, was struggling at school. His distraught parents explained that he was acting out in class and fighting with his classmates. His teacher did not know how to handle his angry tantrums and aggressive behaviours. His parents admitted that they were experiencing similar behaviours at home and […]

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Schools around the world teach entrepreneurship – here’s how to do the same

Teaching entrepreneurship in schools usually extends to bake sales and market days. While these are great ways to teach children about product development, budgeting, finance, and profit and loss, they don’t encourage true entrepreneurial thinking. We need to focus on developing skills that will help learners solve real-world problems and prepare them for the future […]

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