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Despina Senatore, founder of Purposeful Woman

‘Soar!’: New guidebook inspires young girls’ lives, futures, and careers

A4W Contributor

Soar! is a guidebook written with a focus to inspire teen girls’ lives, futures, and careers. It features ...

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Winter tips: How to facilitate more active play, less screen time

A4W Contributor

Numerous international studies have revealed alarming stats about increased screen time and related health concerns.

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Department of Education has failed to release vital software to schools


Many schools are not able to capture marks and produce learner reports after the DBE failed to release ...

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How to support a child with dyslexia: Expert advice

Dr Greg Pienaar

Children learn and develop at their own pace, and reading is no different from any other skill. Here's ...

When Your Child Doesn’t Want to Go to School

How to handle it when your child doesn’t want to go to school

Karabo Mokoena

Every mom has heard "I don't wanna go to school" at least once or twice in the past ...

Dealing with school concern from your child.

“My 6-year-old son says his teacher is mean to him. Is he lying?”

Karabo Mokoena

It is sometimes difficult for parents to discern between a child’s imagination and the truth, especially if the ...

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Overwhelmed by emotion or acting out? Dr Chae’s advice on disrespectful kids

Karabo Mokoena

When kids are 'acting out' it's not just about them purposefully being disrespectful. There are underlying emotions

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New “Instagram for kids under 13” rumoured to be in the pipeline

Karabo Mokoena

Instagram posted a blog titled "Continuing to Make Instagram Safer for the Youngest Members of Our Community."

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Substance use disorders in SA schools: How to combat the surge

Louina le Roux

The use of alcohol and other drugs has long been recognised as a major health and social problem ...

School encourages students to use inclusive words.

School discourages students from saying ‘mom’ or ‘dad’ – to be more ‘inclusive’

Karabo Mokoena

A New York City school has released a 12-page guide that offers students and staff alternative words to ...

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