Tag Archives: online school

Why Koa Academy Chooses The IEB Pathway To The 4iR World Of Work

Girl learning online

In South Africa, learners following the CAPS curriculum achieve their Matric qualifications (National Senior Certificate – NSC) either through writing the assessments of the Department of Basic Education (DBE) or the Independent Examinations Board (IEB).  However, this is not to say that DBE and NSC learners just write different final …

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South Africa’s First Pod School

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From school through tertiary education, post-grad studies and work-based training, the South African digital learning environment is developing and expanding at a record rate.  For families, online schools are offering a range of choices they have never had before. While geography has been a traditional limitation when it comes to …

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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

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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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How Online School Can Provide Individualised Learning

Koa Academy Individualised Learning

At some or other point during their child’s education, most parents will experience the frustration of feeling that their child is just a ‘face in the crowd’ at school; whether it’s because they are being left behind while the class moves on, because they are alone out front and losing …

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Combating ‘Unplaced Children’ In Schools

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Every year, without fail, thousands of families struggle with the battle to get their child placed into a school. Previously, they might be battling for a spot at their school of preference, but recently it’s about finding a spot at all. All is not lost, however, as online schools are …

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Why A High-engagement School Environment Boosts Learning

As parents, we want our children to be enthusiastic about their learning and enjoy their day-to-day schooling experiences as much as possible.  Overall, we aim for them to love their school.  Many parents assume that this will happen automatically when we enrol them in a reputable brick-and-mortar school with good …

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Do The Homework Before Choosing An Online School

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Parents and guardians considering online schooling for their children must ensure they properly vet the ability of a school to provide an holistic, meaningful educational experience coupled with excellent academic and emotional support, an education expert says. “There are a number of online schooling options on the market, and this …

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