Parents are confronted with a very difficult decision, fuelled by the uncertainty of whether or not there is a chance of a possible Covid-19 infection.
This week on The Great Equalizer…It’s back to reality for restaurants, hairdressers and beauty salons, but is it back to school for the kiddos?
Not all the grades are going back to school on 6 July.
With the many challenges that schools will face, teachers are worried about the reopening of more grades in July.
Personality type plays a big role in making homeschooling a success or failure.
Creches and ECD centres are getting creative in preparing for their young learners to come back.

Being a parent Parents react to the first day of GDE applications for 2021

There were mixed reactions to this year’s 2021 school online application process.

Our Kids Covid-19-positive teacher sets herself on fire

This is after gossip about her positive status made the rounds in the community.

Our Kids ECD centres and creche reopening: This is what we know so far

With the opening date still in limbo, this is what we know about what the new normal will be like when they do eventually open.

Education Should more grades return to school as cases spike? Here’s unions’ view

In a statement on Wednesday the department said it would continue monitoring safety precautions and working with schools as it prepared to phase in other grades.

Our Kids NSC 2020 exams to go ahead as planned – This is what we know so far

South Africa is yet to reach the peak of its coronavirus infections.

Our Kids Parents speak out on taking their grade 1s back to school on 6 July

This is in the face of an ever-rising number of Covid-19 infections.

Our Kids Top East London school ordered to tackle reconciliation and transformation amid racism claims

The provincial education department has ordered the school to enter into a conversation around reconciliation and transformation.

Being a parent Yes, I deregistered my toddler from school

There are a million reasons why. Here are a few.

Our Kids Someone at my child’s school has tested positive for Covid-19: What should I do next?

Gauteng has closed more than 50 schools since reopening on 1 and 8 June.

Our Kids Online applications for the 2021 academic year are opening in Gauteng

Parents seeking to secure school for 2021 will be able to do so soon.

Being a parent How to prep your kids for back-to-school after months of lockdown

Back-to-school is not the same during a global pandemic, but there are ways to ensure the safety of the children.

Being a parent Mom of three writes open letter about homeschooling to her children’s teachers

I take my hat off to you as we wait for terms results. I hope we did well (the horror if the results are not impressive and mommy was the teacher).




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