Leading Education Advice from Impaq

New normal, new routine

  • September 18, 2020
  • Impaq
Every parent understands the concept and value of routine – it brings comfort and consistency to children’s lives. But as...

Smart study hacks for the exams

  • September 11, 2020
  • Impaq
Examinations can be nerve-racking and stressful. And while a little stress can sometimes serve as a strong motivator, too much...

Field trips turn virtual

  • September 10, 2020
  • Impaq
It is undeniable that COVID-19 has changed life as we know it. But as every industry around the world adapts...

Helpful tips for managing your child’s academic anxiety

  • September 2, 2020
  • Impaq
While most children experience some anxiety when it comes to their studies, particularly when it comes to assessments, some children...

Why exercise is important for good academic results

  • August 27, 2020
  • Impaq
Previously, we have written about why a healthy, balanced diet and getting a good night’s sleep is important for studying...

How to help your child concentrate while studying

  • August 21, 2020
  • Impaq
The coronavirus and the national lockdown have certainly created new circumstances for all of us and, as parents, one of...

Skill up during lockdown: Life skills to teach your kids

  • August 20, 2020
  • Impaq
What are the things you wish you knew when you were at university or when you moved into your first...

A homeschool mom shares the 10 best things about homeschooling

  • August 14, 2020
  • Impaq
There was a time, not so long ago, when I was that parent saying, “I will never be able to...

Parents, here’s how screen time can work in your favour

  • August 7, 2020
  • Impaq
Parents are often made to believe that screen time is inherently bad, but in today’s world we simply can’t escape...

Five brain-boosting foods and drinks

  • July 24, 2020
  • Impaq
Our bodies need “fuel” for every organ, and the brain is no exception. Giving our brains the right food can...

Plastic-free July: get rid of the “Big Four”

  • July 17, 2020
  • Impaq
It’s plastic-free July, which means that for the month of July, the challenge is to eliminate single-use plastics and to...

How to help a child struggling with (Corona Virus) anxiety

  • July 17, 2020
  • Impaq
We’re all on edge because of the coronavirus. Our daily lives have been disrupted, we aren’t sure what tomorrow may bring,...

Improving the Skill of Visualisation

  • July 10, 2020
  • Impaq
In a previous article, the importance of the ability to visualise – a reading method which strengthens reading comprehension –...

Studying from home: Impaq learners and parents share their tips…

  • July 3, 2020
  • Impaq
While some schools in some provinces have recently opened, many learners are still learning at home. Some learners have taken...

Do's and Don'ts for Making Healthy Food Choices During the…

  • June 26, 2020
  • Impaq
With restaurants and most fast food outlets closed since the start of the national lockdown, more South Africans were cooking...

Why sleep is important for better academic results

  • June 19, 2020
  • Impaq
When we think of a learner getting good results in tests and examinations, we usually picture that learner cramming until...

Five tips on how to motivate your teen during lockdown

  • June 12, 2020
  • Impaq
Many teenagers are stereotyped as lazy and unmotivated children who want nothing more than to sleep in, socialise with friends...

Fun educational activities to do with your children during lockdown

  • June 5, 2020
  • Impaq
Having to stay at home is hard for everyone, especially children who would otherwise be at school. When they’re not...

Studying from home: Impaq learners and parents share their tips

  • May 26, 2020
  • Impaq
Many learners who normally attend traditional schools have temporarily become homeschoolers due to the national lockdown. While some are finding...

Tips for studying from home during lockdown

  • May 19, 2020
  • Impaq
Keeping up with your studies during the national lockdown? Whether you’re a seasoned homeschooler or usually attend a traditional school,...

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Do the homework before choosing an online school

  • September 18, 2020
  • Evolve Online School
Parents and guardians considering online schooling for their children must ensure they properly vet the ability of a school to...

New normal, new routine

  • September 18, 2020
  • Impaq
Every parent understands the concept and value of routine – it brings comfort and consistency to children’s lives. But as...

The fourth industrial revolution is here – are your kids…

  • September 16, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) is more than just a catchy buzzword. To understand this term, it is necessary to...

Resources – what to look for and how to choose…

  • September 15, 2020
  • Mindscape Education
In this article, we explore homeschooling resources, how to identify what you think you need versus what you actually need...

BEST STUDY HACKS TO GET YOU THROUGH MATRIC 2020

  • September 14, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
At the best of times preparing for matric exams is one of the most stressful life experiences.  So, how are...

Motivating your primary or high school student – 5 tips…

  • September 11, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
Concerned about your child’s lack of motivation when it comes to their schoolwork? Perhaps you’ve spent many a minute pondering...

Smart study hacks for the exams

  • September 11, 2020
  • Impaq
Examinations can be nerve-racking and stressful. And while a little stress can sometimes serve as a strong motivator, too much...

Making the most of time: To save for education

  • September 10, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
If you’re planning to save for your child’s tertiary studies, doing so early is the best way to do it.  The...

Field trips turn virtual

  • September 10, 2020
  • Impaq
It is undeniable that COVID-19 has changed life as we know it. But as every industry around the world adapts...

Time management and timetables – how much is enough?

  • September 7, 2020
  • Mindscape Education
In this article, Clair a homeschooling parent, discusses time management and timetables and how to ensure your child is getting...

Supporting the studying child

  • September 4, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
If having toddlers brings with it spills (of the liquid and scraped knee kind) and frazzled parents; then having children...

International Examination boards from the United Kingdom

  • September 4, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
Examination boards in the United Kingdom (sometimes called awarding bodies or awarding organisations) are the examination boards responsible for setting...

Registering with the Department of Education – what are my…

  • September 3, 2020
  • Mindscape Education
This is a hot topic of conversation among homeschoolers and a complex issue to which MindScape Education recommends parents give considerable thought....

Helpful tips for managing your child’s academic anxiety

  • September 2, 2020
  • Impaq
While most children experience some anxiety when it comes to their studies, particularly when it comes to assessments, some children...

How to use a good crisis: COVID 19 and the…

  • September 1, 2020
  • Evolve Online School
In my previous blog, I concluded by quoting Winston Churchill saying, “never let a good crisis go to waste”. This...

University of Pretoria alumni innovate during times of crisis to…

  • August 28, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
The University of Pretoria (UP) has seen yet another EdTech start-up emerge into the South African market from its entrepreneurial...

Why exercise is important for good academic results

  • August 27, 2020
  • Impaq
Previously, we have written about why a healthy, balanced diet and getting a good night’s sleep is important for studying...

Blended Learning and why parents need to pay attention

  • August 26, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
What is blended learning? There is no single definition, but there is a general consensus that blended learning involves a...

Grade 9's: let the 3 P’s guide you when choosing…

  • August 25, 2020
  • Parenting Hub
Choosing the subjects they will sit for during the National Senior Certificate exam three years from now is an important...

How to help your child concentrate while studying

  • August 21, 2020
  • Impaq
The coronavirus and the national lockdown have certainly created new circumstances for all of us and, as parents, one of...

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