Authors: Grames Chirwa and Devika Naidoo  Malawi is a country plagued by social and health problems, such as drug and substance abuse, juvenile delinquency, teenage pregnancies and the HIV/AIDS pandemic. These social and health challenges demand that young people be empowered with appropriate information and skills to enable them to effectively deal with these situations.…

Author: Caroline Fitzpatrick Research shows that child characteristics in kindergarten play an important role in determining their academic success and educational achievements. The effects of these characteristics can have a profound influence even into early adulthood. These characteristics include mathematics and reading skills. However, executive function skills are also important predictors of later success, and…

Author: Louïne van der Vyver ________________________________________________________________________________ It is imperative – your school needs a website. The internet has become the modern mom’s compass. To have an online presence is indispensible: firstly it alerts prospective parents of your school’s existence, and secondly it can be used sucessfully as a marketing platform to attract new learners.  It…

Author: Dr Caroline Fitzpatrick Psycho- educational Researcher ________________________________________________________________________________ Children born into the new millennium have an unprecedented access to screens in the form of televisions, computers, video games, smart phones, and tablets. This changing childhood landscape has led many parents, educators, and researchers to ask questions about the possible benefits and negative effects of this…