Category: Big school & beyond

First-year failure: Review your options but don’t check out of your dreams

Posted on Dec 5, 2017 by A4W Contributor

First-year students will soon be receiving their exam results and for those who have underperformed or who have ...

The balancing trick (advice for parents of students)

Posted on Nov 27, 2017 by A4W Contributor

“Extremes are easy. Strive for balance.” In these six words, author and international speaker, Colin Wright, captured the ...

Matric exams: How to keep focus when exam fatigue sets in

Posted on Nov 13, 2017 by A4W Contributor

With two weeks left of the matric final exams, the year of studying, exams, revisions and the stress ...

Grade 11s: Now (not next year) is the best time to consider your study options

Posted on Nov 6, 2017 by A4W Contributor

With the social and academic demands that the Matric year brings, education expert Peter Kriel of the IIE ...

How to help teenage girls navigate tough social situations

Posted on Nov 2, 2017 by ANA Newswire

Moms, listen up: Our teenage daughters have a lot to teach us...

Matric parents: Counter anxiety with strategy

Posted on Oct 31, 2017 by A4W Contributor

With the first Grade 12 exam papers behind them, but several still to come in the weeks ahead, ...

Why having the sex talk early and often with your kids is good for them

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 by The Conversation

Talking to your kids about sex is important, even if they don’t welcome the conversation...

An open letter to ‘cool’ parents

Posted on Oct 27, 2017 by Barbara Greenberg

We all know the parents who are trying to be cool. Sometimes you dress like your teens or ...

Exam cheating could destroy your life: Do this instead

Posted on Oct 23, 2017 by A4W Contributor

The pressure around looming exams for matriculants and university students may bring with it considerations of cheating for ...

How parents can best support their children writing matric exams

Posted on Oct 19, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Child writing matric? Here’s what the experts say…

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