Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Big Read: Inside a blackboard jungle

What is it like to teach in an American classroom? We started with two pupils in the class. Then another one strolled in. "What's happening?" Ten minutes later another. She does not speak at all....

Stop feeding our children to sexual predators at school

http://talkofthetown.co.za/2017/06/15/schools-fall-short-screening-teachers/ https://youtu.be/pio5NNd0qoQ   Our children are being fed to sexual predators by the very system which is intended to nurture them. Education departments are ignoring the law and not consulting the National Sexual Offenders Register when making new...

Tai chi can help breast cancer survivors get some sleep says new study

Tai chi, the traditional Chinese exercise which focuses on posture, breathing and meditation, could be beneficial in helping relieve insomnia in breast cancer survivors. That's according to a new study from American university UCLA that adds...

Knitted knockers are transforming the lives of SA’s breast cancer survivors

  Take knitting needles and cotton yarn; add a pair of patient hands and a big heart. This is the pattern for a global knitting revolution transforming the lives of mastectomy survivors, including those in...

1‚000% increase in terrorism activity in Africa since 2006

  High rates of youth unemployment and a lack of formal basic education could be a possible link to growing terrorism on the African continent‚ a new report has found. The report‚ titled “Africa at a...

Bathurst Show Supplement

IT’S all systems go at the Bathurst Showgrounds as staff and volunteers have finalised their arrangements to make certain everything is in tip-top condition for the Bathurst Agricultural Show, which begins today (Friday 31...