Editorials and Commentary

Do you need help with your teenagers behavior challenges?

2020-06-22T21:32:34+02:00

How do we cope during these times of turmoil and uncertainty? The overwhelming external and internal struggles that we are facing as adults, as well as children and teenagers, are so immense. Our current situation is creating tremendous amounts of fear, which a lot of people do not know how to handle. Everything is changing [...]

Do you need help with your teenagers behavior challenges?2020-06-22T21:32:34+02:00

Is the coronavirus an opportunity to reshape South Africa’s educational landscape?

2020-07-18T17:28:10+02:00

  Distance Educator Brainline says that, while the coronavirus and subsequent lockdown have wreaked havoc on basic education in general, it should also be seen as an opportunity by policymakers to introduce solutions that incorporate digital learning. The education of hundreds of thousands of learners are still being affected by school closures, which are expected [...]

Is the coronavirus an opportunity to reshape South Africa’s educational landscape?2020-07-18T17:28:10+02:00

A brief history of education and why we do things the way we do: Part 1

2019-09-26T19:51:36+02:00

Sometime in recorded history, before cellular phones and the internet and YouTube and (gasp) Windows 95, I attended high school in a pretty normal school in a pretty normal suburb in the south of Johannesburg. I did normal subjects in the normal way, had normal friends and normal homework. In my Matric year, my English [...]

A brief history of education and why we do things the way we do: Part 12019-09-26T19:51:36+02:00