A Better Africa
Posted by Hlengiwe Zwane on 07 August 2023, 14:00 SAST
As educators within the African community, we are aware that our students come from diverse backgrounds and have unique learning styles. Embracing this diversity and creating an inclusive environment in our classrooms is paramount to empowering all our students. The following are five strategies that can help us achieve this goal:
Posted by Hlengiwe Zwane on 18 July 2023, 16:00 SAST
Many different approaches are used in language learning but not all are best suited to every learner. Inquiry-based learning allows students to take their learning in different directions best suited to their interests and skills. The following are four reasons why you should consider using Inquiry-based instruction.
Posted by Hlengiwe Zwane on 20 June 2023, 10:30 SAST
It is essential to have a clear understanding of the nuances within language instruction. In the English language space, three key components often come up namely grammar, usage, and mechanics. While these terms are sometimes used concurrently, they actually represent distinct aspects of language. Let us look into the differences between grammar, usage, and mechanics, and highlight their significance.
Posted by Hlengiwe Zwane on 05 June 2023, 15:35 SAST
Let us dive into the world of language and discover how we can empower our students to become confident writers and communicators. Grammar, usage, and mechanics are the three pillars that support effective language skills, and they are vital for our student's success in English.
Posted by Hlengiwe Zwane on 10 May 2023, 14:00 SAST
View our resources on parent-teacher collaboration
It has been proven that positive connections between parents and teachers can improve a child's academic career, social competencies and emotional well-being. Collaborating as partners, parents and teachers enhance communication, strengthens relationships and cultivates skills to effectively support students' behaviours and learning.
Posted by Hlengiwe Zwane on 27 April 2023, 03:00 SAST
When students think about their future careers, they envision a steady job within one industry and successfully climbing the corporate ladder. The reality is that people change not just jobs but careers as well, and their interests evolve. Here are Five tips to give to your students when they are in the process of choosing a career:
Posted by Hlengiwe Zwane on 17 April 2023, 15:25 SAST
As educators, we constantly look for ways to prepare our students for the real world that exists around them. From teaching them how to read, write, and calculate. To the less tangible skills we teach such as working in a team, thinking critically, and being curious about the things they encounter on a daily basis.
Posted by Hlengiwe Zwane on 15 March 2023, 10:35 SAST
Literacy is fundamental to reducing poverty, building life skills, and achieving gender equality. And yet there are about 773 million youth and adults in the world who can’t read.