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Exercise could improve your child’s reading

Physically fit children have faster and more robust brain responses during reading, scientists claim.

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If you are taking part in the Santa Shoebox project this year, life just got a little easier.

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E-learning to revolutionise teacher’s role

Innovations in technology are dramatically lowering the previously prohibitive cost of deploying e-learning solutions on a large scale.

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A Keepy way with kiddy art
October 2 2014 at 11:56

Christina Breda Antoniades reviews a smartphone app that helps with all those pictures your children draw.

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‘Let families decide homework amount’
September 30 2014 at 11:51

Jay Mathews looks at a new book about the homework, screen time and how kids allocate their time.

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Independent schools on the rise
September 29 2014 at 11:53

The Western Cape Education Department says the number of registered independent schools has increased by 47 since 2009.

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Talking to kids about vegetarianism
September 26 2014 at 12:02

Casey Seidenberg's 10-year-old is a pescatarian say his friends... or is he?

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Why ‘you’re fat’ is the worse thing to say
September 25 2014 at 11:51

Girls labelled by parents or friends as 'too fat' at age 10 have a higher risk of being obese as adults, a US study has found.

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School admissions stuck in a time warp
September 23 2014 at 11:43

A bemused and frustrated Asanda Ngoasheng is applying for a primary school place for her daughter...

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Cutesy food ads on the way out?
September 22 2014 at 14:02

No more luring of kids to eat sugary, salty treats and fast food, says the health department in draft regulations.

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Gender equality lessons begin at school
September 22 2014 at 11:58

Valerie Boje visits a Tokyo school and sees gender equality in action...

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Shyness can lead to anxiety in children
September 18 2014 at 12:04

Childhood fears can can sometimes develop into a serious psychiatric problem, writes Andrea Wege.

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Teens ‘lectured not to have sex’
September 17 2014 at 12:20

Cape Town teenagers say they are taught at school about contraception - but are sent away by clinic staff.

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