Scintillating Grade 6 Milestones – English Home Language: Reading and Viewing

Grade 6 Milestones

Let’s continue our journey through the Grade 6 milestones which learners in this grade achieve in English Home Language (HL). We have previously looked at the milestones for other grades. For Grade 6 we previously looked at the English HL listening and speaking progress. Here we will consider the skills of reading and viewing, and how they ought to … Read more

Preparing the Remedial Learner for Mainstream High Schooling

Our passion at Japari is to see remedial learners moving on and thriving in mainstream environments. What can be done to equip and prepare scholars with learning difficulties for this? Is there any hope for the average remedial learner in the South African system, to manage when introduced to a mainstream learning environment? South Africa’s … Read more

A School for Children with Learning Difficulties: What Parents Should Know

Reading with teacher at Japari School

Learning difficulties can manifest in many ways, but the result is the same: Children struggle to master the same concepts as their peers. For example, children with learning challenges might have trouble processing verbal or visual information, reading and writing, or engaging with numbers. Thankfully, there are schools available to help these children reach their … Read more

Primary School to High School: How Japari’s Remedial Education Prepares Students to Thrive

Many primary school students cannot wait for high school. The idea of being a teenager is something they eagerly anticipate. It is different for the struggling student, however. For these learners, High School often appears to be a place and experience where the worst fears will be realised: ongoing failure and struggle on an even … Read more

Terrific Grade Two Milestones

Terrific Grade Two Milestones Children must achieve competence in particular academic skills each year of their schooling. We have considered the milestones they must achieve in Grade R, before beginning primary school.  We have also seen the many aspects that they learn in Grade 1. We unpacked the academic milestones in both English and Maths … Read more

Anxiety, Emotional Intelligence, Education and Pandemics

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Education through uncertain times: Dealing with Emotional Intelligence, Anxiety and even Pandemics [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”4486″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We know more about emotional intelligence than ever before. In the developed world, anxiety is higher than at any other point in our history. South Africa has many educational challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on … Read more

Essential Grade R Milestones for your child

Setting the Stage for Schooling Success: Grade R Milestones The foundational phase of schooling is critical. It is absolutely true and accurate to call Grade R – 3 the foundation phase. It is during these years that the foundation of learning is put in place. Without the basis of Grade R milestones in place, children … Read more