Leading Educational Advice from Impaq

How Impaq helps you work through the CAPS curriculum

  • February 2, 2024
  • Impaq
Whether you are a homeschooling veteran or a nervous newcomer, looking at all the content you need to cover can...

There’s no place like (Optimi) Home

  • September 1, 2023
  • Impaq
Home is more than just a physical space. It is a sense of belonging, comfort, and security. At Optimi Home,...

How to handle angry feelings

  • September 29, 2021
  • Impaq
Once there was a red balloon that lived in a house with a family. Every day the red balloon got...

Choosing Mathematics & Mathematical Literacy – everything you need to…

  • July 30, 2021
  • Impaq
In our blog series, we will be exploring the various subjects offered by Impaq in the FET Phase (Grades 10...

How to support your family during a crisis

  • July 23, 2021
  • Impaq
What is a crisis? Crises are pronounced adverse life events typically accompanied by some type of loss. A crisis can...

Put a pin in using plastic this July

  • July 16, 2021
  • Impaq
Plastic is part of our everyday lives. And while it is undoubtedly convenient, it is unfortunately very detrimental to the...

Homeschool like a pro with Impaq

  • July 9, 2021
  • Impaq
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everyone’s lives, perhaps none more so than parents. Mothers and fathers who were once accustomed...

Choosing Agricultural Sciences & Agricultural Management Practices – everything you…

  • June 24, 2021
  • Impaq
In a brand-new blog series, we will be exploring the various subjects offered by Impaq in the FET Phase (Grades...

Helpful tips for moving when homeschooling

  • June 11, 2021
  • Impaq
Moving home is said to be one of the most stressful life events, ranking alongside divorce, loss of employment, and...

Homeschooled celebrities who found success


  • June 4, 2021
  • Impaq
There is a lot of stigma surrounding homeschooling, with many people considering homeschooled children to be strange, anti-social outcasts. However,...

Choosing Dramatic Arts – everything you need to know

  • May 28, 2021
  • Impaq
In a brand-new blog series, we will be exploring the various subjects offered by Impaq in the FET Phase (Grade...

Supporting your child’s emotional intelligence development

  • May 21, 2021
  • Impaq
Emotional intelligence (also known as ‘emotional quotient’), briefly summarised, refers to a person’s ability to recognise emotions in themselves and...

The art of destressing: Ways to help your child unwind

  • May 14, 2021
  • Impaq
Like adults, children struggle with stress. And, like adults, children respond differently to stress depending on their age, personalities, and...

Setting boundaries with your teenagers

  • May 7, 2021
  • Impaq
It’s a well-known cliché that the teenage years are some of the hardest for both parent and child, and there...

You’ve got a friend in me

  • April 30, 2021
  • Impaq
Friendship is essential at almost every age, and making friends is an important developmental goal for children. In fact, making...

Benefits of playing games with kids

  • April 16, 2021
  • Impaq
Children of all ages learn through engaging with many different forms of media, including games. Games include board games, video...

A year in lockdown: How perspectives on homeschooling have changed

  • April 13, 2021
  • Impaq
Reflecting on the last 365 days of lockdown in South Africa, it’s clear that education has undergone immense changes that...

A year in lockdown: How perspectives on homeschooling have changed

  • April 9, 2021
  • Impaq
Reflecting on the last 365 days of lockdown in South Africa, it’s clear that education has undergone immense changes that...

Impaq can help you make the switch to full-time homeschooling

  • April 6, 2021
  • Impaq
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all aspects of human life. It has made people across the globe think differently about...

How to support a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder:…

  • April 1, 2021
  • Impaq
After receiving an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis, it can be overwhelming for the parents or caregivers of an autistic...
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The Difference between Tutoring and Academic Coaching

  • March 1, 2024
  • Academic Coaches
Tutoring and Academic Coaching both aim to assist students in their academic endeavours, but have fundamental differences between them. As...

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES FOR NAVIGATING HIGH SCHOOL YEARS

  • February 29, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
The teenage years are a time of transition, growth, and challenges for both parents and children. As teenagers enter high...

Developing Crucial COMPREHENSION Skills - Bedtime Story Edition

  • February 27, 2024
  • Kip McGrath Education Centres
The Primary Goal of Primary School Jimmy sat on the edge of the playground. He looked at the other children...

Our New Learning Centre

  • February 26, 2024
  • Educ8 SA
Please can you tell us more about your New Learning Centre that has launched this year? So, as everyone knows,...

The Role of Parents in the Education of Special Needs…

  • February 21, 2024
  • Glenoaks Remedial and Special Needs School
In the realm of special needs education, the dynamic interplay between parents and educators has assumed a paramount role, giving...

Unlocking the power of reading

  • February 15, 2024
  • The Turning Point Education
READING … It has been said that in Grade 0 – 3 a child learns to read and from Grade...

The Game of Chance and Logic: Why Board Games are…

  • February 14, 2024
  • Future Nation Schools
Board games and puzzles are not only fun activities for children, but they also provide valuable learning opportunities that can...

NAVIGATING LIFE AFTER SCHOOL: OUTLINING THE OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES

  • February 9, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
As the Class of 2023 embarks on the journey beyond school, and the Class of 2024 prepare to do so...

How Small Group Tutoring Can Help Your Child

  • February 9, 2024
  • Kip McGrath Education Centres
If your child is struggling in class and needs help with English and maths skills, small group tutoring can help...

Mastering School Transitions: A Guide for Students, Parents, and Educators

  • February 8, 2024
  • Glenoaks Remedial and Special Needs School
In the intricate tapestry of a student's academic journey, transitions represent pivotal moments that can significantly shape both their educational...

Educ8 SA - Improving Lives Through Learning

  • February 7, 2024
  • Educ8 SA
How has 2024 been so far for Educ8 SA? We're off to a great start in 2024, as we ended...

Three Ways to Empower Students in their Tertiary Application Quest

  • February 6, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
As the academic year concludes, Grade 12s nationwide are on the brink of making life-altering decisions about their future paths....

Smile-Ready for School: Oral Health for Back-to-School Success

  • February 2, 2024
  • Parenting Hub
The start of a school year is always a nerve-wracking and exciting time for both kids and parents - whether...

How Impaq helps you work through the CAPS curriculum

  • February 2, 2024
  • Impaq
Whether you are a homeschooling veteran or a nervous newcomer, looking at all the content you need to cover can...

Homework Wars

  • January 31, 2024
  • Kip McGrath Education Centres
The year is in full swing and the novelty of being back at school or starting in Grade 1 has...

Understanding Executive Functions: Building Blocks for Speech and Language Development…

  • January 25, 2024
  • Glenoaks Remedial and Special Needs School
Executive functions are like the brain's conductors, orchestrating learning and thinking processes that are vital for a child's development. In...

The GED learning path

  • January 23, 2024
  • Educ8 SA
What topic will we be covering today? We will be discussing the GED learning path through Educ8 SA. A Grade...

SOMETIMES LESS IS MORE

  • January 18, 2024
  • The Turning Point Education
SOMETIMES LESS  IS MORE … Words like busy, tired, burnout, stress, overloaded and anxious are definite buzz words at the moment....

Returning to School After the December Holiday: A Fresh Start

  • January 17, 2024
  • Kip McGrath Education Centres
The holiday season is a time for joy, celebration, and relaxation. It is a time when we can take a...

8 ways to cultivate creativity in schools, and at home

  • January 11, 2024
  • Koa Academy
In times of rapid, constant transformation and with unprecedented challenges that need urgent solutions, the demand for innovation and creative...
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