Category: Education

Why Playing is Important in Learning

The freedom and creativity of playing can equip children for lifelong learning, as MARK POTTERTON explains. A  quick Internet search will reveal that play allows children to use their creativity while developing their imagination...

Raising Our Boy with Autism

Janine Scott dos Santos’ son has autism, a condition still not understood well by society. Here she shares her journey. ‘These days, everybody has a label. When we were kids, there was no autism,...

Missions Offer Rural Youth IT Training

Three Catholic missions in Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal are the sites for successful computer schools for disadvantaged rural youth, established by the Netherlands’ HomePlan Foundation. Students study for six months to sit exams for the...

A Way to Raise Kids in a New Age

Childhood and parenting have radically changed in the past few decades and this means that children today struggle to manage their behaviour.

New Head for St Agustine’s Primary!

St Augustine’s Primary School in Durban celebrates the appointment of Craig Thomas as the first male principal of the school. A small reception was held at the school. Cardinal Wilfrid Napier attended to give...

Marist Brothers for Nazareth House!

Grade 6 students at Marist Brothers Linmeyer, in southern Johannesburg, supported the school’s outreach programme by collecting biscuits for Nazareth House. More Stories: Salesians Give Training and Hope to Jobless Youth Catholic Students’ Jubilee...