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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...

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...

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...

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...

No regrets

  • December 4, 2023
  • The Turning Point Education
I listened to a podcast by Andy Stanley a while back, where he interviewed a Hospice nurse. For many years,...

This One Is For The Teachers...

  • November 27, 2023
  • The Turning Point Education
I often hear teachers from around the globe complaining about how difficult their job is. I have watched video clips...

THREE TIPS FOR EASING TEST ANXIETY

  • October 24, 2023
  • Kumon
It’s normal for your child to get nervous before a test or quiz at school. The intensity of their anxiety...

SOLVING EDUCATION ONE PUZZLE AT A TIME

  • October 16, 2023
  • The Turning Point Education
One of the most exciting things I have seen, was a pre-school offering “Puzzle Club” as an extra mural. With...

BUILDING READING SKILLS AT HOME

  • October 12, 2023
  • Kumon
Reading is an important activity that everyone can be involved in. Not only does it help to expand knowledge, but...

Accounting myths unmasked

  • August 24, 2023
  • EZ Learn Books
Mention the word ‘Accounting’ to a high school student and many will turn a paler shade of grey and want...

HOW TO MAKE MATHS MORE ENGAGING FOR KIDS

  • July 26, 2023
  • Kumon
Have you ever heard your child say that maths isn’t fun? While maths can be challenging, there are a variety of...

A CONSISTENT LEARNING ROUTINE CAN CURB PROCRASTINATION

  • May 30, 2023
  • Kumon
You’re sitting in front of your computer or on your phone right now. Is there something else you should probably...

The best study snacks and why they work

  • April 14, 2023
  • Paper Video
There are so many things that can distract you from studying. Maybe you have low energy and can’t concentrate. Maybe...

Cramming versus scheduled studying: What’s happening in your brain?

  • March 22, 2023
  • Paper Video
Have you ever found yourself sitting in an exam or test, knowing how hard you studied the night before, with...

Work hard, play hard!

  • March 9, 2023
  • EZ Learn Books
The year feels like it’s just begun, yet here we are, already a quarter of the way through. Before we...

TIME MANAGEMENT FOR KIDS: HOW TO HELP YOUR KIDS EXCEL

  • August 11, 2022
  • Kumon
Time management for kids is a life skill that can set them up for success. It is particularly important for...

Effective Study Techniques and Methods

  • July 6, 2022
  • Paper Video
Yes, there are in fact effective study techniques that can help learners retain information better and they’re not based on...

MID-TERM EXAM TIPS FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS

  • June 24, 2022
  • Abbotts Colleges
As parents or guardians, most of us work long, exhausting days. We understand that with the price of food, petrol,...

MATRICS: 3 CRUCIAL MID-YEAR FACTS TO KEEP IN MIND

  • June 3, 2022
  • Parenting Hub
As Matric mid-year exams kick into high gear this week, it is important for students to get an eagle’s eye...

Preparing for final exams – emotional stress advice for learners…

  • October 7, 2021
  • Parenting Hub
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to daily life. Learners from Grade 1 to matric had to transition to online...

How do I help my child cope with exam stress?

  • September 14, 2021
  • Wingu Academy
Exam time is usually a dreaded and stressful period for parents and children alike, but a little support and motivation...

How Can a Second Language Help in My Career or…

  • August 25, 2021
  • Fluent Panda
Even within our 4 walls at home – the world has become large and accessible. It is no longer the...

How do I help my child cope with exam stress?

  • August 11, 2021
  • Wingu Academy
Exam time is usually a dreaded and stressful period for parents and children alike, but a little support and motivation...

15 Research Based Study Tips to make Learning Easier this…

  • August 6, 2021
  • BrainAbility
The new school term has started, and many parents are already wondering if there’s anything they can do to make...

TESOL – What is it and do you need it?

  • August 4, 2021
  • Fluent Panda
TESOL (Teaching English to Students of Other Languages) or TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) is a teaching certificate...

How important is it to revise your work regularly?

  • March 12, 2021
  • Impaq
We talk about learning sciences as something that has appeared recently or is new to the educational world – this...

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...

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...

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...

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