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October 2, 2017 / Newsblog, Teacherscampaign

A heart of Gold and Wings like an Angel

Our first story celebrating teachers day is from Berdien Tenten, who pays tribute to her daughters teacher, Madri Steyn. "Our...
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September 20, 2017 / Newsblog

More on transitions – “He really struggled to settle in”

 "With the spotlight being on literacy this month, we realise that for many children, and their caregivers, this can be...
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September 14, 2017 / Newsblog

“I Don’t Want to go to School”

Making transitions easier: Leatitia Brummer Despite the teacher’s attempts to console her, Robyn has been crying bitterly since her mother...
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September 6, 2017 / Newsblog

How do you Prepare a Child for a new schooling Environment?

In the light of applications being given in and most parents having heard back from schools, parents of first-time school-goers...
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August 2, 2017 / Newsblog

Inclusive Schools Projects Kicks off!

The Inclusive Schools project in the Motheo District in the Free State has kicked off today!  IESA's Robyn Beere and...
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June 29, 2017 / Newsblog

THE ODDS: GRADE 1 (2017) – MATRIC (2029)?

As long as we continue to teach all children using a one-size-fits-all approach, without addressing learner diversity, 60% of our learners who start Grade 1 now, will not be part of the matric passes in 2029.
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June 29, 2017 / Newsblog

OUT OF SCHOOL BUT NOT “DOWN AND OUT”

Eleven years old and never been in school. We meet the phenomenal parents of Shaakirah, who share their journey of trying to access the schooling system.
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June 29, 2017 / Newsblog

The Value of Parent-Teacher Partnerships

ECD Trainer, Cindy Olivier, highlights the important role parents play in the parent-teacher partnership.
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Press Release :


June 29, 2017 / Press Releases

Report on 2016 performance of Deaf learners in schools for the Deaf in South Africa

A report has just been released on the performance of Deaf learners in schools based on the 2016 Matric Results...
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May 30, 2017 / Press Releases

IESA / R2ECWD RESPONSE TO DBE PRESENTATION, ON PROGRESS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION, TO THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON BASIC EDUCATION SCHEDULED FOR 30 MAY 2017

Cape Town, 30 May 2017 In its March 2016 report to the Portfolio Committee, the Department of Basic Education acknowledged...
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March 21, 2017 / Press Releases

Children with Disabilities In Dire Straights

Cape Town, 21 March 2017. Over 597 000 South African children with disabilities did not attend school in 2015, almost double...
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