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A discussion around the benefits of incorporating tech in a child’s schooling and how it will better prepare them for the workplace in the 4IR

By Samara Cloete Adequate knowledge in advanced technology, computer literacy and savviness is a major plus in the 4IR. According to a study, since 2001 the use of digital tools in the workforce has increased to 90% out of 545 vocations with lower-skilled occupations contributing drastically to the increase. As per a study made by …

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An upcoming discussion around the importance of helping youth develop soft skills from a young age and how it will contribute towards their success in the workplace

By Samara Cloete In the 4IR (fourth industrial revolution), there has been a major focus on the digitisation of the workplace which in turn increases the demand for technological skills in the labour force. However, in this new world of technology, there is a great need to marry both technological skills as well as more …

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A discussion around the various teaching methodologies and pedagogies with which to teach pure and conceptual mathematics and how the Cambridge curriculum teaches critical thinking skills which contribute to higher levels of success in students

By Samara Cloete The number of South African school students succeeding in maths at a school level is in steady decline. The COVID-19 pandemic has placed even more strain on learners wanting to improve and further their maths skills. Summarising the Department of Basic Education’s school report of 2019, the department claims that since 2015 …

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The importance of extracurricular clubs and how to make it more accessible to students – Boston City Campus High in collaboration with Ster-Kinekor

By Samara Cloete As more and more school learners move away from the traditional mode of schooling to distance or e-learning, the need for online extracurricular activities and clubs increase. Providing school learners with healthy alternatives with which to spend their free time such as extracurricular activities will have a positive impact on their emotional, …

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Why Emotional Agility Matters Now More Than Ever

Emotional agility refers to one’s ability to positively experience thoughts, emotions and events and allows them to understand how certain emotions will affect their behaviour. Having well-rounded emotional agility does not discredit emotions and thoughts but is rather a process of using emotions as data and thereby being able to learn from them rather than …

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