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Always putting it off? Blame your parents

Procrastination is in the genes, say scientists who studied twins about how much they caused delays.

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Big family equals lower test scores

Children from large families do worse in the classroom, according to a study.

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Kids showing symptoms of ‘tablet addiction’

Teachers say a growing number of pupils turn up for lessons exhausted because they spend hours using their iPads.

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The bedtime story is alive and well
February 3 2014 at 11:35

The number of parents who read their children a bedtime story at least five nights a week has almost doubled in a generation.

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Putting the munch in the lunchbox
January 24 2014 at 12:17

This year let’s make the good old lunchbox a trendy, fashion accessory in the eyes of our children.

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SA’s school calender set for shake-up
January 28 2014 at 13:37

South Africa's school calendar may change to limit disruptions caused by public holidays.

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US kids have e-readers, but no reading
January 27 2014 at 12:28

Sixty-two percent of children had access to either an e-reader or a tablet - but only 49 percent use it for reading.

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Confidence holding girls back in maths?
January 23 2014 at 12:18

Girls rule themselves out of some of the most lucrative jobs because of their dislike for maths, a UK report finds.

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Children growing up in ‘toxic climate’
January 22 2014 at 12:08

An alarming survey raises the bleak prospect of young people sitting on a 'mental health timebomb'.

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How to talk to little girls and women
January 15 2014 at 14:26

The universal first step to building rapport with girls is complimenting their looks. But this should not be the case.

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Why graphic novels belong in school
January 16 2014 at 15:00

Michael Cavna comes to the defence of the graphic novel as a path to learning.

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Keep your cool on first day of school
January 13 2014 at 12:16

With the new school year about to start, Dr Anand Ramphal looks at how to help children with separation anxiety disorder.

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Counting the cost of school
January 13 2014 at 14:37

Back-to-school time brings home to parents the harsh reality of having to find funds for their children's education.

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