LEADING ADVICE FROM Wingu Academy

Benefits and disadvantages of homeschooling

  • October 16, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
More and more families are starting to realize the numerous benefits associated with homeschooling. Homeschooling is no longer a stigmatized, isolated learning experience. Through the...

How to achieve deeper learning

  • October 7, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
Deeper learning is an educational outcome where students develop the ability to apply their knowledge in new contexts, to extend their ideas and to critically...

What is the Future of Work going to be for…

  • September 28, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
Work as we know it is changing. Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mythbusters Homeschooling edition

  • August 13, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
So you have experienced homeschooling first hand now. Did you have help? Did you do...

Problem Based Learning, why do we need this in schools…

  • August 6, 2020
  • Wingu Academy
Researchers have been hypothesizing and theorizing about Problem Based Learning (PBL) for decades. It came...

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30 Brilliant Reasons to Homeschool!

  • June 16, 2021
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The difference between Dyslexia and Dyscalculia

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Youth Month: Tackle Illiteracy One Book At A Time

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Choosing a school — does size matter?

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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...

Empowering Children Through Stories In Their own Language

  • May 21, 2021
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A love of reading is sparked when children see themselves in stories and relate it to their lives, even more...

Top universities seek ‘supercurricular’ students

  • May 21, 2021
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South African students with dreams of studying at top universities abroad are swapping out traditional extracurriculars for ‘supercurriculars’ – activities...

The art of destressing: Ways to help your child unwind

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

5 Reasons 2021 Matrics should consider a career in hospitality

  • May 14, 2021
  • Parenting Hub
The United Nations World Tourism Organisation estimates that by 2030, there will be 1.8 billion new international travellers. Choosing a...

Glenoaks School - Our remedial stream under the microscope

  • May 7, 2021
  • Glenoaks Remedial and Special Needs School
Glenoaks School in Kensington, Johannesburg, in its 52nd year of operation, runs a remedial stream up to Grade 7, an...

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...

Shaping your children’s attitude to money

  • April 30, 2021
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Most parents will agree that teaching children about money is important, but what and how should you be teaching them...

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...

Are our children spreading the Coronavirus?

  • April 22, 2021
  • Parenting Hub
While there are widespread reports that children experience milder symptoms and suffer fewer complications from the coronavirus than adults, paediatricians...

A comprehensive approach to mental health is a no-brainer for…

  • April 20, 2021
  • Parenting Hub
With more than 30% of university students confirming that they had experienced a common mental disorder in the preceding 12 months, with...

How to start the 2021 school year with confidence

  • April 19, 2021
  • Parenting Hub
The new academic year has begun and, after a year like 2020, it’s no wonder stress levels are already high...

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