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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  • February 26, 2021
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  • February 19, 2021
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  • February 17, 2021
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  • February 16, 2021
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Back to school safety

  • February 11, 2021
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As many normal activities have continued to require careful consideration as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, parents are now...

Opportune time to prioritise online learning as primary method of…

  • February 9, 2021
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What to do when your teen wants to start dating

  • February 5, 2021
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Home Education is a valid and trusted alternative for your…

  • February 4, 2021
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Many leaners are being swallowed by the current school system. They are suffering due to the pressures of a full...

Let your child Fly… through stories

  • February 2, 2021
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Waiting for matric results: focus on what you CAN control

  • February 1, 2021
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As South Africa entered the new year, it quickly became clear that 2021 would not represent a return to the...

How to register your child for home schooling


  • January 27, 2021
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SACAP’S HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN COUNSELLING AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS HELPS BRIDGE…

  • January 22, 2021
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Coping with stress while waiting for your matric exam results

  • January 13, 2021
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  • December 23, 2020
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The popularity of gap year programs has been on a steady rise in South Africa, and it’s not only popular...

Plunge into the adventure of a lifetime!

  • December 15, 2020
  • Sugar Bay
Is your child finished with school and not sure what is next?  Don’t settle for traditional academics, take your child’s...

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