Is institutional racism at play at Hoërskool Drie Riviere, #LearnerMisconduct

Thuletho ZwaneA short video made rounds on social media on Thursday. It shows a young learner sitting at her desk and looking at her...

Smacking makes children more aggressive and at risk of mental health...

Raymond ArthurIt might be seen by some as one of the ultimate parenting taboos – to admit that you smack your child. Yet research...

Teach children about money: The importance of delayed gratification

Mduduzi LuthuliAs a parent you can teach your child important financial lessons.The parents of a child who has kicked and screamed demanding the latest...

Poor parents in Kenya choose private schools over free primary schools

Stephanie Simmons ZuilkowskiThe numbers of low cost private schools in low and middle income countries have exploded in recent years. These schools charge fees that are...

Proper child care helps poor working women – and it can...

Laura AlfersOn March 8 each year trade unions and women’s rights organisations mark International Women’s Day by calling for policies and legislation that better...

Spike in Listeria infections in South Africa: why it matters

Kerrigan McCarthyListeria is an organism that contaminates food and can result in pregnant women going into premature labour or even losing their babies. Candice...

Using the arts to teach financial literacy

Thuletho ZwaneMatome Rapetsoa was seven years old when he watched his first play. This was back in 1983.“The play was called 'Forget about me'....

Community rebuilds Motherwell creche after fire

Joseph Chirume    Sinethemba preschool in Motherwell, Port Elizabeth opened its doors this morning. It had to shut down after it caught fire in January...

Eleven games and activities for parents to encourage maths in early...

Sivanes Phillipson and Ann GervasoniHow can parents best help their children with their schooling without actually doing it for them? This article is part of our...

Learners bullied into using taxis

Nompendulo NgubaneMandisa Cele was one of a group of high school learners protesting outside the Pietermaritzburg taxi rank on Wednesday, demanding to be left...