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Top SA Literary Stars Turn Out To Inspire Learners – Koa Academy To Host Online Creative Writing Workshop For Grades 8-11

Creative Writing Workshop

Koa Academy, South Africa’s high-engagement online school will be ending the 2023 school year on a high note by hosting an online workshop for grades 8-11, featuring some of the country’s top creative writers.  The stellar line-up of presenters includes best-selling novelist Lauren Beukes, beloved musician and lyricist, Majozi, award-winning …

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How To Help Your Child Choose A College Major

Teenager in college

Choosing a college major is a significant decision that can shape a student’s academic journey and future career. As a parent, you can play an important role in guiding your child through this process. Here’s how to help your child choose a college major. How To Help Your Child Choose …

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Is Boarding School Right For Your Child?

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For many families, boarding school is a family tradition which goes back generations. For other families, modern life requires work and travel commitments that make boarding for high school students a necessity. But the questions that are central to every parent’s concern are: will my child be happy as a …

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Better School Assessments For Today’s World

The recent explosion of AI into our daily life is testimony to how fast our world can change, and how thoroughly it can be disrupted.  AI has already profoundly changed how schools need to think about assessments.  Within two months of becoming available to any internet user, AI language model …

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5 Ways Homeschooling Can Broaden Access To Learning

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In South Africa, quality education has unfortunately been a privilege rather than a universal right, leading to inequality and widening socio-economic disparities in our society. A key challenge that all of us face is how we can speed up South Africa’s push to educate its citizens and engender greater equality. …

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Top Tips For Effective Education Cleaning

Cleaning school desks

As educational institutions worldwide strive to create safe and healthy learning environments, effective cleaning of the educational sector also becomes essential. With schools reopening in many countries after the total lockdown period of the global pandemic, it has become increasingly important for educators to understand how best to keep their …

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Best Tips For A Smooth Shift To E-learning

Online class

The current COVID-19 pandemic has brought the entire world into conflict. Educators and academic institutions are taking learning to the digital realm due to this uncertainty and speculation surrounding COVID-19. The transition to virtual classrooms is causing concern among students and educators alike. Adapting to the digital domain will take …

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10 Tips For Matrics From SA’s Maths Teachers

Matric Students Studying

With matric “prelims” looming, and finals on the horizon, maths is one of the subjects causing matrics the most stress. During the revision cycle The Answer Series study guides offer phenomenal support, as educators and past matrics will attest. But how should learners be using the time remaining to prepare? …

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Online Schooling – How To Set Your Child Up For Success

Home learning workspace

Online schooling is on the rise in South Africa, and more families are opting for the flexibility and other benefits of at-home learning.  However, it’s important for parents to be mindful of providing a child-friendly workspace that is conducive to learning.  A safe, comfortable and well-organised environment is essential for …

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Busting The Myths Of Online Schooling

Teaching online school

In 2020, across the world, many families had an extraordinary experience of online schooling as the pandemic shut down brick-and-mortar schools for extended periods.  All things were far from equal.  Many low-income families didn’t have the data and devices to get their children properly connected; while the middle-class and up …

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