School Anxiety

School Anxiety

“I don’t want to go to school. My tummy hurts.” What parent have not heard this many a morning before school? Even I played that card many times. But now some studies have shown that it could be a sign that something is amiss at/with school. I will try and help you find some solution…

Is homework a waste of time?

Is homework a waste of time?

Every parent knows the feeling. Despair, hopelessness, stress, it creeps up on you as the school-day nears its end. And the cause of these feeling? HOMEWORK! And sometimes you as parent also feel like you are too dumb to help your little student. I know I have! Then you ask yourself why is it necessary…

CAPS: More Harm than Help?

CAPS: More Harm than Help?

Often, as Learning Centres and Tutors, we get parents telling us how worried they are about their child’s progress. It is then expected of us to make miracles happen on the dawn of exams. Most of the problems can be placed on the doorstep of our current education curriculum. Here are a couple of reasons…

Pros & Cons of Homeschooling

Pros & Cons of Homeschooling

The idea of homeschooling is not a new concept. But it has become an increasing trend since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the academic year of 2020/2021 many a student lost precious time spent in school, ending up with students feeling anxious, scared and stressed out. That, combined with inadequate curricula, has left…