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The Role of Schools and Educators in Combating Bigotry and Hate Crimes

Gugulethu K. Radebe The Hate Crimes working group recently released a study which inspired a News 24 article headlined ‘Teachers, preachers, doctors, police and politicians...

Everything you need to know about fake degrees and the ‘universities’ awarding them

Thomas Lancaster Would you be fooled into thinking that the University of Devonshire existed? How would you like to own a qualification from the University...

Black people beware: don’t let Black Panther joy mask Hollywood’s racism

Alease A. Brown Black Panther director/co-writer Ryan Coogler has given black people throughout the world an imagined Africa that has been wholeheartedly embraced, earning over USD$1 billion dollars globally so...

Smacking makes children more aggressive and at risk of mental health problems

Raymond Arthur It might be seen by some as one of the ultimate parenting taboos – to admit that you smack your child. Yet research...

Teach children about money: The importance of delayed gratification

Mduduzi Luthuli As a parent you can teach your child important financial lessons. The parents of a child who has kicked and screamed demanding the latest...

Poor parents in Kenya choose private schools over free primary schools

Stephanie Simmons Zuilkowski The numbers of low cost private schools in low and middle income countries have exploded in recent years. These schools charge fees that are...

Proper child care helps poor working women – and it can boost economies

Laura Alfers On March 8 each year trade unions and women’s rights organisations mark International Women’s Day by calling for policies and legislation that better...

Spike in Listeria infections in South Africa: why it matters

Kerrigan McCarthy Listeria is an organism that contaminates food and can result in pregnant women going into premature labour or even losing their babies. Candice...

Eleven games and activities for parents to encourage maths in early learning

Sivanes Phillipson and Ann Gervasoni How can parents best help their children with their schooling without actually doing it for them? This article is part of our...

How class and social capital affect university students

Sioux McKenna There’s a great deal of comfort to be had in the idea that success at university is primarily or exclusively the result of...
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