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By Edublox

03

Jul'21

Edublox Explained in a Nutshell

Learning is like building a house. The first step is to lay a foundation. Unless there is a strong and solid foundation, cracks will soon appear in the walls, and with no foundation, the walls will collapse. In the same way one needs to lay a proper foundation before it becomes possible for a child to benefit from a course in reading, writing and arithmetic...

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20

May'22

Brain Foods to Boost Memory and Concentration

One of the best ways to protect brain function is to provide this organ with the nutrients it needs to protect itself against free radical damage. Need some guidance? From fatty fish to tomatoes, these ten brain foods are proven to boost memory, help us think clearly, and contribute to overall good health.

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11

May'22

Women’s Right to Success in Business: A Business Owner Case Study

Today Lizani is not just a franchise owner but a mentor for her colleagues as well. She plays an integral role in training franchisees and acts as an action learning coach during peer group discussions. As her franchise grew her husband Johan became involved and together, they took the business to the next level.

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28

Apr'22

Rights vs. Responsibilities in Education

One thing to note, as with all aspects of life; with rights come responsibilities. In South Africa, we have one of the most progressive constitutions in the world with the Right to Education playing an essential role. While our constitution may be widely recognised and admired few people know that the Department of Education has also introduced a “Bill of Responsibilities”.

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22

Mar'22

Right to Acceptance – The Fuss Around Neurodiversity?

What is neurodiversity really and what effect does it have on how ‘disabilities’ such as ASD, Dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, etc are viewed? John Elder Robison, a scholar in residence and a co-chair of the Neurodiversity Working Group at the College of William & Mary explains Neurodiversity as the following:

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10

Mar'22

The Right to Writing

The benefits of being literate transcend individuals, families, communities, and nations. Literacy should arguably be a right, as it is directly implicit to the right to education. This is why we decided to focus on the ‘right to write’ this month. We have put together a few exercises and tools that you can introduce at home to assist your child in those early steps into their educational career.

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22

Feb'22

How to Help Your Child Find a Love For Maths

A love for numbers might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but a little practice can go a long way. A wonderful way for children to start understanding the working behind maths is to bring it into real life. Here are just a few activities you could introduce at home to promote mathematical thinking and understanding.

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08

Feb'22

How to Further Nurture the Love for Reading in Your Child

Reading is arguably one of the most important life skills we learn in our first years at school. It is a wonderful workout for your brain that improves memory function and concentration. Yet for some, even once the first few hurdles have been conquered reading remains a source of stress and anxiety. We want to empower you with a few tools that might turn your child's reading narrative around to a positive one.

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27

Jan'22

Tips for Parents: How to Start the Academic Year Right!

Starting the new school year on the right foot is always tricky. Between covering schoolbooks, outgrown uniforms and stationery lists we sometimes forget that setting yourself and your child up for a successful academic year goes way beyond the first day back. We thought it might help to remind you of some essential pointers to ensure a successful academic year.

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25

Jan'22

New Edublox Easy Independent Schools: Renewed Hope to Struggling Learners

Edublox reading, maths and learning services have successfully registered the first three of their outlets as independent primary schools, bringing renewed hope to learners who are struggling with significant reading and learning difficulties.

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18

Jan'22

Edublox Annual Client Survey Results 2021

For more than a decade, Edublox has conducted an annual online client survey. This helps us measure our performance as a business, the quality and results of our educational programs. One of the key questions that we ask each year, is whether a child’s academic performance improved at school; from each year’s results, we are able to make valuable decisions to help us improve our customer experience.

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