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UNBUNDLING EDUCATION – WHAT DOES IT MEAN, AND HOW COULD…

  • January 20, 2022
  • Koa Academy
The traditionally slow-moving education sector has been rocked by the global pandemic, setting in motion changes, that many education professionals...

LIFELONG LEARNING – IS THIS A SKILL THAT CAN BE…

  • January 14, 2022
  • Koa Academy
Nowadays, we frequently hear about the importance of ‘lifelong learning’.  But what is this?  Lifelong learning is a self-driven, sustained...

BUSTING 3 BIG MYTHS ABOUT ONLINE SCHOOL

  • January 7, 2022
  • Koa Academy
We are almost two years into the global pandemic with its many restrictions on day-to-day life, and the digital world...

Beloved SA muso, Majozi, joins Koa Academy as Head of…

  • December 20, 2021
  • Koa Academy
High engagement online school, Koa Academy has announced the appointment of proudly South African creative, Majozi as their new Head...

HOW SOCIO-EMOTIONAL LEARNING IMPACTS YOUR CHILD’S ENGAGEMENT AT SCHOOL

  • December 13, 2021
  • Koa Academy
A few kids are all-rounders, mostly engaging well in their learning and easily in their school community.  Others may be...

HOW DOES A HIGH ENGAGEMENT LEARNING ENVIRONMENT WORK?

  • December 6, 2021
  • Koa Academy
A high engagement learning environment enables our children to be interested and enthusiastic participants in their own learning, and also...

WHY HIGH ENGAGEMENT IS IMPORTANT FOR YOUR CHILD’S EDUCATION

  • December 1, 2021
  • Koa Academy
As parents, we want our children to love their school experiences.  It sets off a host of anxieties, and sometimes...

WHY ONLINE LEARNING POWERS INDIVIDUALISED LEARNING

  • November 18, 2021
  • Koa Academy
Many of us parents experience frustrations with the schooling system on behalf of our children.  Sometimes, our child is being...

WHY EDUCATION SHOULD BE DESIGNED FOR THE INDIVIDUAL, NOT THE…

  • November 10, 2021
  • Koa Academy
Whenever we design one thing for many users, we rationalise that if we ‘design it for the average’, we’ll have...

HOW YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR CHILD KEEPS THEM SAFER ONLINE


  • November 4, 2021
  • Koa Academy
When our children were little, we bought them their first bicycle.  We bought a helmet too.  We didn’t just spend...

Bringing School 2.0 to Life at Koa Academy

  • October 28, 2021
  • Koa Academy
Koa Academy embraces a high-contact philosophy where children belong to an 8-person Pod guided by a dedicated teacher.  While timetables...

RAISING DIGITALLY SAFE ONLINE SCHOOLERS.

  • October 26, 2021
  • Koa Academy
Koa Academy to host free parent webinar The global pandemic has emphasized how important our digital world is to modern...

Meet Koa Academy Principal, Mark Anderson

  • October 15, 2021
  • Koa Academy
For Mark Anderson, Co-founder and Principal of Koa Academy, the journey as an innovator in the education sector has been...

Why GenZ and GenAlpha need to do school differently

  • September 30, 2021
  • Koa Academy
School is rooted in tradition, and all too often we, as parents, look to nurture our connection with our growing...

Back to school Safety

  • January 21, 2022
  • ChildSafe
As many normal activities have continued to require careful consideration as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, parents are now...

UNBUNDLING EDUCATION – WHAT DOES IT MEAN, AND HOW COULD…

  • January 20, 2022
  • Koa Academy
The traditionally slow-moving education sector has been rocked by the global pandemic, setting in motion changes, that many education professionals...

Your pre- hospitalisation check list

  • January 19, 2022
  • Bonitas
Waves of Covid-19 and the emerging variants meant that several elective surgeries were postponed to minimise the use of hospital...

Get eco-friendly with Chicco bamboo baby toothbrushes

  • January 18, 2022
  • Prima Baby
Chicco’s new eco-bamboo toothbrush is perfect for toddlers that need a gentle brushing solution. Great for environmentally-aware parents that don’t...

How to Get Your Kids Excited About Going Back to…

  • January 18, 2022
  • Parenting Hub
Try to think back to when you were a kid. The prospect of going back to school probably wasn’t the...

Future-proof your child’s employability from an early age with 4IR…

  • January 18, 2022
  • Wingu Academy
The world of work has been changing over the past decade. There were talks of the 4th industrial revolution by...

Home births vs the hospital - what you need to…

  • January 17, 2022
  • Bonitas
If you’re expecting a baby then you’ll probably know that you’ll have a choice between a home or hospital birth....

Study Hacks and Memory Techniques for High School Students

  • January 17, 2022
  • Paper Video
We’re on the constant lookout for ways in which we can be our most efficient and effective selves and hacks...

Why do some breast pumps hurt?

  • January 14, 2022
  • My Breastpump
The simple answer to the question of, “Why do some breast pumps hurt?”, is that it was not designed to...

LIFELONG LEARNING – IS THIS A SKILL THAT CAN BE…

  • January 14, 2022
  • Koa Academy
Nowadays, we frequently hear about the importance of ‘lifelong learning’.  But what is this?  Lifelong learning is a self-driven, sustained...

Syllabis Education iAfrikana – Our annual Short Story and Poetry…

  • January 13, 2022
  • Syllabis Learning
Writers love competitions. There’s the creative stimulus of an interesting prompt, the promise of kudos and validation, and of course...

10 tips for parents of fussy eaters

  • January 13, 2022
  • Parenting Hub
Having a fussy eater is more common than you think and there’s nothing like a food battle with your offspring...

CATRICE Loose Banana Powder

  • January 12, 2022
  • Cosmetix
We’re going bananas for this 3-in-1 loose powder! We’re about to get our bake on (don’t worry, not in the...

GLENOAKS SPEARHEADS CHANGES TO DISABILITY TAX LAWS

  • January 12, 2022
  • Glenoaks Remedial and Special Needs School
Glenoaks Remedial and Special Needs School has shown once again that our passion to meet the needs of our children...

Adequate Reading Skills Improves Confidence and Emotional Wellbeing

  • January 11, 2022
  • Stimulus Maksima!
 Children’s ideas of self, begin to form during the ‘sensitive periods’ in early brain development, through age 4. By age...

How Wingu Academy changes lives – one Wingulian at a…

  • January 11, 2022
  • Wingu Academy
At Wingu Academy we pride ourselves in doing school differently. Schooling is no longer one-size-fits-all and therefore we believe the...

Chicco toothpastes bring deliciousness to dental hygiene

  • January 11, 2022
  • Prima Baby
Encouraging and maintaining good dental habits is as important for milk teeth as permanent teeth. Cultivating good habits begins as...

Postpartum recovery - How long does it take and what…

  • January 10, 2022
  • Bonitas
As a new mom, or a potential new mom, you are probably wondering how long your body will take to...

Create the ideal study space at home

  • January 10, 2022
  • Paper Video
Whether it’s prepping for a big exam or a small test, what and how you study is just as important...

Cellphones, social media and your child’s mental wellbeing

  • January 10, 2022
  • FYI Play it Safe
Smartphones and tablets are here to stay. In fact, these devices are becoming an integral part of our future and...

Boston Online Home Education

  • January 7, 2022
  • Boston Online High School
The pandemic-led digital transformation enabled online learning to provide a seamless school year, keeping learners on track despite the onslaught...

Developing good dental habits from young with Chicco

  • January 7, 2022
  • Prima Baby
Encouraging and maintaining good dental habits is as important for milk teeth as permanent teeth. Cultivating good habits begins as...

Studying from Home: How to Stay Focused

  • January 7, 2022
  • Paper Video
Technology and easy access to resources have made studying from anywhere a breeze but choosing a space to bunker down...

BUSTING 3 BIG MYTHS ABOUT ONLINE SCHOOL

  • January 7, 2022
  • Koa Academy
We are almost two years into the global pandemic with its many restrictions on day-to-day life, and the digital world...

Your child may be digitally colour-blind, and that’s normal

  • January 6, 2022
  • FYI Play it Safe
Most of us are aware of the fact that all people do not see colour in the same way.  Some...

On the couch with Jessica: The truth about baby nappies…

  • December 29, 2021
  • Exigo Care
Having a baby who currently uses Hi Baby Premium Nappies, I have come to appreciate the double leak guards. I...

8 Survival Tips for Christmas without Your Kids

  • December 22, 2021
  • Sinta Ebersohn
As the festive season approaches, you might be dreading Christmas without your children. Whether it will be your first time...

5 Ways in which Improved Literacy Skills Improve Lives

  • December 22, 2021
  • Stimulus Maksima!
Let me paint you a statistical picture. First, 900 million people around the world cannot read or write. A whopping...

Neurodiversity – We don’t all think the same

  • December 22, 2021
  • Wingu Academy
In the same way that every person has their own unique set of fingerprints, each person has a unique brain....

The land of make believe

  • December 21, 2021
  • Solarpop
Einstein famously said: "Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we know and understand, while...

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