Six tips (and a bonus!) to Help Get Remedial Children Ready for Going Back to School

Every holiday means a break in routine for kids. This is a good thing, as the children get to recharge and reset for the next phase in their schooling. But getting ready to go back to school is important. Moving from holiday-mode to school-mode can be made smoother with these few tips. For children with … Read more

The Key to Remedial Success

Parental Involvement: The Key to Remedial Success There is a factor in a child’s academic achievement that has been shown to be more important than many other factors. It is more important than a student’s socio-economic factors. It is more important than the school that a child attends. It is even more important than the … Read more

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): What is the latest research telling us?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can have significant ramifications on a child’s life. It can affect how well they do at school and their ability to make and retain friends. Ultimately how well they function in society is influenced by how well they manage this condition. As research advances, better knowledge leads to better responses … Read more

A remedial school is better than mainstream?

Why choosing a remedial school is better than choosing a mainstream school’s learning support centre It’s no secret that mainstream schooling is to a large extent not meeting children’s learning needs. The scores in maths and science are terrible. South Africa’s schooling is in dire straits. Private schools do see a better pass rate for … Read more