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.