Grade Nine is the weak link in the education system, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says.
A show on SABC1 aims to discourage underage drinking, writes Esther Lewis.
Only children at affluent schools can afford a better daily choice than chips and sweets, writes Paige Sutherland.
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Teenagers shoplift for a variety of reasons and parents should look at what is causing their behaviour, says Dr Anand Ramphal.
About 100 Treatment Action Campaign members marched to the Western Cape legislature and Parliament .
Sir David Attenborough has suggested it is irresponsible to have a large family in today’s overcrowded world.
Between 10 and 20 Western Cape schools are to introduce Xhosa first additional language in Grade 1 next year.
Sam Dunn ponders the tricky issue of teaching children how to manage money...
Teachers should be trained to deal with schoolchildren giving birth in case of emergency, the DA says.
Student applications to some Western Cape universities are on the increase.
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has praised the introduction of a sign language curriculum.
Child psychologist David Coleman suggests a system of ‘checking visits’ on a girl who just can’t sleep.
Teenage mothers are at high risk of mental illnesses, a researcher says.
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