Winter 2014 edition now online

All articles from the winter, 2014 edition reproduced online.

Autism spectrum disorder update – Part two

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) becomes apparent in children within the first three years of life and affects the young brain’s normal development of social, communication and other skills.

Tamping down the rhetoric on school choice

Rational minds can differ on most issues, but trouble arises when disagreement morphs into unproductive disdain.

A hunger for learning in Howick: Tembelihle Primary School joins ISASA

In 1993, a number of members of the Howick Methodist Church (HMC) had the vision to provide an early childhood development programme to learners from poor communities in the greater Howick district in KwaZulu-Natal.

Into the here and now: Hilton College shares an archaeology project

Hilton College, a boy’s boarding school and long-time ISASA member in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, is custodian of a large area of land, part of which has been declared the Hilton College Nature Reserve, used extensively for education and recreation by all grades of boys at the school.

A successful strategy for all schools: Solution Focused Philosophy at the School of Merit

A teacher affects a child’s life forever. Most teachers want to teach children and help children reach a desired outcome, however “problems are abound in schools”.1