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‘Let families decide homework amount’

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

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

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

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Schools struggle to cope with application deluge
August 20 2014 at 12:17

Some Western Cape schools are already oversubscribed or have long waiting lists for the 2015 academic year.

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Sex ed: Teaching consent not enough
August 19 2014 at 13:53

Cicely Marston looks at coercion in relationships, and says there's much to be done. [SENSITIVE CONTENT]

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Swimming pool chlorine bad for children
August 13 2014 at 12:09

Why on earth are we still using chlorine in our swimming pools, asks Professor Andrew Wright.

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Christmas must-have: worry-eating monster
August 13 2014 at 12:09

It may not be the obvious choice for a child’s Christmas wish-list, but a cuddly monster is likely to be in high demand.

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Swimming safety now on your phone
August 12 2014 at 13:57

Parents can now check whether their child is swimming safely - by using their iPhone.

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‘No clear plan’ to stop child malnutrition
August 12 2014 at 11:55

Malnutrition is threatening the future of many young children, the HSRC has warned in a report.

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A good reason to eat together
August 11 2014 at 13:53

Research suggests parents striving to bring up well-behaved children should insist on family dinnertime.

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Shipping containers keep educare afloat
August 11 2014 at 12:04

A small centre in Khayelitsha is showcasing an affordable innovation for early childhood development.

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Kiddie ads off the menu?
August 11 2014 at 12:04

The Department of Health wants to pull the plug on the marketing of junk food and sweetened beverages to children.

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How healthy snacks ruin children’s teeth
August 5 2014 at 12:01

The UK has seen a steady increase in the number of children needing extensive dental work to save baby teeth.

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