Helping children with fine motor skills development
The importance of fine motor skills – A school that cares

Touching your world: Fine motor skills Babies are arguably born with the least amount of inborn instincts of any creatures on earth. While a baby calf can stand within hours of being born, it takes a baby months to learn to do the same. Some suggest this instinctual “blank-slate” gives us an incredible capacity to […]

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Five major challenges to your child’s learning

Five major challenges to your child’s learning – and what to do about them   There are many learning problems that children face. Many of these have always been an issue. Some are more accentuated today than in years past. Thanks to scientific progress, many can be more easily assessed. Thanks to the assessment many can […]


Dyslexia and the fascinating link between Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg, Richard Branson and Steve Jobs What is your reaction when you are faced with the following line of text? Lraenign to raed is cllhenginag for jstu abtou ervyneo. That is not a typo. As many as 700 million people worldwide would see any sentence that […]

Primary School offering remedial education
Remedial Education

Remedial Education in the Primary School “Tell me I forget. Teach me I remember. Involve me I learn.” – (Mis)Attributed to Benjamin Franklin. Remedial means: “intended to correct or improve something.” The root word is “remedy” – “the means of solving a problem.” Many children struggle with the basic fundamentals of reading, writing and mathematics. […]

Emotional Support
Emotional support for our children

How to Give Your Children the Emotional Support They Need   Are your school-going children battling due to emotional needs that are not being met? Read on to see how these needs are being met at Japari School. Children are always developing in a physical and academic sense while at school. That’s not all. They […]

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Speech Development

Is Your Child Battling With Speech Development? Here’s What You Need To Know Speech is so intrinsic to our everyday communication that most of us take it for granted. Language, and speech in particular, underlies our ability to read and write, an ability necessary for modern living. Our speech development even plays an important role […]

Children with low motivation
Low motivation in learners

Low motivation in learners: Causes, Consequences and Correctives Low motivation is something that everyone will face at some time or another. For students, it can become an overriding outlook towards schoolwork and studies. If unchecked, this leads to negative outcomes during their school career. Worse still, this can cause a downward spiral of further low motivation […]

Bullying Special needs child
Seven ways to stop bullying for your special needs child

Stop bullying – Special needs child No one else will rescue your child – will you? Here’s how you can bring hope to a hopeless situation! Bullying is an age-old problem – but no-one should by any means accept it as the status quo. The effects of bullying can include severe depression and stress. These […]