Discovering Numicon: A Hands-on Approach to Math Learning

Numicon a hands-on approach to mathematics

Mathematics is a subject that can be both exciting and challenging for students of all ages. To foster a deep understanding of mathematical concepts and build a strong foundation, educators are constantly seeking innovative and engaging new teaching methods. Numicon is a great way to do this. Numicon is a versatile Math resource. Designed to aid … Read more

Transforming Reading Skills with RAVE-O at Japari School

RAVE-O reading for pupils

Japari School is a unique independent educational institution that specialises in remediating and developing fundamental skills necessary for the growth and development of its learners.  Among the various strategies employed at Japari School, the RAVE-O reading program stands out as an innovative and comprehensive approach to building reading fluency.  RAVE-O stands for Retrieval, Automaticity, Vocabulary, … Read more

Five barriers to learning and how to overcome them: Japari School’s Approach

Barriers to learning

Education is often considered the key to unlocking a world of opportunities. However, for many pupils, the path to acquiring knowledge and skills is riddled with obstacles.  Japari School, a dedicated remedial school, specialises in helping pupils overcome these hurdles.  In this comprehensive blog post, we will delve into five common barriers to learning and … Read more

Understanding Your Child’s Learning Style: A Guide for Parents

Learning style

Every child has a unique way of processing and understanding information. Recognising and understanding your child’s learning style can be a game-changer in their educational journey.  Knowing your child’s dominant learning style can help them learn effectively and lead to better results. It also allows you to pinpoint specific strengths and weaknesses in your child’s … Read more

Choosing the Right Remedial School for Your Child in South Africa

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Every parent wants to make the right choice when providing the best education for their children. Finding the right school can be even more important for children facing learning difficulties or educational barriers.  In South Africa, several remedial schools cater to the unique needs of pupils with learning challenges. This comprehensive guide will explore the … Read more

Learning through Play: Activities for Your Child During School Breaks

learning through play

Finding ways to keep your child engaged and entertained during school breaks can be challenging for a parent. While relaxation and downtime are essential, keeping your child’s brain active and encouraging learning through play is crucial.  Having a week or three of uninterrupted time with your children will give you an excellent opportunity to observe … Read more

Exploring the Safety of TikTok for Kids: What Parents Need to Know


As the popularity of TikTok continues to soar, parents are becoming increasingly concerned about the safety of the platform for their children. With over 3 billion downloads, the app has become a hot favorite among tweens and teens, but there are valid concerns about inappropriate content and user data security. In this article, we explore … Read more