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School is rooted in tradition, and all too often we, as parents, look to nurture our connection with our growing and increasingly independent children through them having a similar educational experience to us. This might have worked for past generations. However, the seismic changes in our world accelerated by relentless tech innovation over the recent decades have fundamentally disrupted this particular flow of tradition.

Mark Mofoking,  WCED Ministry with Noel Peterson MNED and Engen GM Khalid Latiff, Unathi Magida, Engen, Principal Mathiso and Adhila Hamdulay, Engen

A second Engen Maths and Science School (EMSS) has opened in Cape Town, pushing the total number of these Engen backed schools to 10 across South Africa. 

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The massive change our world has experienced these past two years, and the fact that the future will be very different from anything we have come to know, means that it has become crucial that the way we think about teaching and learning in the Pre-School Phase is reconsidered, an education expert says.

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Emotional agility, another new requirement evolving from the pandemic, refers to one’s ability to positively experience thoughts, emotions and events and allows people to understand how certain emotions will affect their behaviour.

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As Grade 11s head into the final quarter of the year after the holidays, they are advised to use the coming months before they start their final year of school to implement a strategy that will smooth their Matric journey and ensure maximum success, an education expert says.

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Earlier this month, the Department of Basic Education released the official Matric Final Exam Timetable, outlining the final stretch for thousands of Matric learners in our country.

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When it comes to the future of education, you may think that teaching children to be more technologically-minded is the way forward, and while developing this critical skill for a 4IR world is incredibly important, more and more value is being placed on school-leavers who can operate in creative, flexible and empathetic ways.

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We can no longer talk about literacy and numeracy without also talking about digital literacy. 

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South Africa’s biggest and most trusted homeschooling provider, Impaq, is launching a new online school at a time when demand for distance education continues to grow rapidly.

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga

The Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga has announced that departments will intensify the implementation of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in schools around South Africa. She hopes that this will provide young women with empowering information that is age-appropriate.

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