Henry Ford was a business magnate and founder of the Ford Motor Company. One of his famous quotes is, “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” This idea is similar to research conducted by Carol Dweck and her colleagues 30 years ago.They were interested in people’s underlying beliefs about learning, … Read moreAchievement is really all in the mind
The benefits of children playing outdoors Jack is sitting on the computer, Ella is watching her favourite TV programme and Jordan is playing a video game. In our technologically dominated society, this is a common scenario. Today’s children spend less time outdoors, despite the fact that child care experts have proven that playing outside is … Read moreTake it outside- the importance of outdoor play
By Loryn Nel, Owner of Active Eyes East London “Children learn through play and movement” is a well known fact BUT the term ‘play’ has an entirely different meaning today than it did when “we” were children. We were expected to go outside and climb, run, skateboard, skip, hang, roll, cartwheel, balance, play cricket and … Read moreVisual performance and movement in children
“Khula” means to grow, and Kelly Ferreira and her team at Khula Education team are passionate about growing the potential of young children in preparation for their crucial pre-primary school years. Specialising in the holistic development of children aged 4 years and younger, Khula Kids Playschool provides a wholesome, child-centred, learn-through-play approach to assist little … Read moreKhula Education: Innovation through Early Education
New research in the UK reveals four on five parents believe gadgets aid their child’s development, but how much screen time is healthy? The reason behind all this gadget use is that over a third of parents (35 percent) said they use tech gadgets to entertain their children because they are convenient and nearly a … Read moreHow much screen time is healthy for children?
The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants illustrates how its annual Accounting Olympiad is an investment into future CAs(SA) When asked if your child can take part in an event that takes place outside of the everyday school curriculum, many parents worry that saying yes will place an unnecessary burden or additional stress on their … Read moreParticipating in Olympiads helps produce top scholars