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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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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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Mixed reactions to Grade R plans
July 16 2014 at 14:52

The move to drop the age of schoolchildren entering the pre-education system has been met with mixed reactions.

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Lower school-going age, says Motshekga
July 16 2014 at 09:48

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced that government intends amending the South African Schools Act.

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Let them eat vleis - Noakes
July 16 2014 at 07:56

Children should be eating animal organs instead of carbohydrates such as pap, says sport scientist Tim Noakes.

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Mag tells teens to flirt with friends’ dads
July 15 2014 at 14:52

Teen Tatler criticised after encouraging children to flirt with their friends' fathers to get invited on holidays.

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Written rules work best for kids - experts
July 14 2014 at 14:45

Researchers discover that the 'authority of the written' word extends to children as young as four.

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What’s not to like about a thigh gap?
July 11 2014 at 14:20

Social media has promoted an obsession with an ultra-thin body trend, writes Amanda Mascarelli.

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Why SA children fail the health grade
July 11 2014 at 11:43

South African children are unhealthier now than they ever have been, a study suggests.

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Cult of skinny chic is stronger than ever
July 10 2014 at 11:54

Sarah Vine - who calls herself a failed anorexic - is worried about her daughter's coming teenage years...

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Kids ‘get round social media rules’
July 9 2014 at 12:11

More than half of British children aged seven to 11 have profiles on social networking sites.

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Popular at school, failure in life?
July 8 2014 at 14:50

Those who are less popular as teenagers end up doing better in life than their 'cooler' peers, a study suggests.

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