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The Pioneers of the Post-Covid School System

Post-Covid School System

The learners and teachers of transitional phase grades (R, 3 7 and 12) faced unprecedented challenges this past year as schools had closed down across the country in the wake of the deadly Covid-19 virus. These grades are unique in that they are meant to prepare students for a more advanced …

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The Kids Are Not OK

Child Doing School Activities At Home

Many parents may be feeling mixed emotions given the recent news that start of the school term has been delayed until 15 February due to the increased rate of COVID-19 infections and the onset of the second wave. Parents juggling full-time work may be experiencing a sense of frustration or …

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Catchy ‘Corona’ Song Spreads Positive Message

Andatrap story all 3

Underpinning South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosas’s words during his ‘family’ meeting on 28th December, the organisers of South African Music Week (SAMW), have today launched a music video – entitled ‘Corona’ – which is a collaboration by a number of international music artists who have used their craft to create an …

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How To Keep Your Kids Busy During Lockdown

Mother daughter baking together

It’s so important to always keep your kids busy and active during holidays, however it starts getting really tricky when there is a lockdown due to a worldwide pandemic when activities outside the home are limited by rules or perhaps you want to rather stay home and play it safe …

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How To Know When Your Child Needs Breathing Room

Child having difficulty breathing

COVID-19, a respiratory disease, has been a particularly stressful time for parents to young children. This is because the symptoms of the virus, which includes a tight chest, coughing and shortness of breath, can easily be confused with other respiratory viruses. One such virus, and one that parents need to …

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Telehealth Medical Advice A Firm Favourite For First-time Parents

Telehealth Medical Advice

Telehealth services are playing a critical role in South Africa in allowing easy and affordable access to quality healthcare, especially when it comes to children’s health. “Telehealth advice services, especially by first-time parents and caregivers of young children, amidst COVID-19, are becoming increasingly popular,” says Dr Iqbal Karbanee, CEO of Paed-IQ …

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