Summer 2015 edition now online

All articles from the Summer, 2015 edition reproduced online.

Questions are the new answers at Carlswald House Preparatory School and 345 Nursery School

By Lasya Venter Neatly tucked away between small holdings, blue gum trees, roaming chickens and rolling lawns, you will find the beautiful campus of 345 Nursery School (345) and Carlswald House Preparatory School (CHP), in Midrand, Johannesburg, Gauteng. Just two minutes away from the flurry of Midrand and with the cityscape of Sandton on the […]

More than a fleeting moment: mindful mentorship at Herzlia High School

Quality education is a difficult concept to define.

Risk and resilience: the heart of the matter at Capella House

Honouring the dedication, passion and support from all our staff, parents and children during challenging times at the end of 2015, we would like to share our story, demonstrating how our school, Capella House, lives by what it stands for – ‘the school of possibilities’.

Leaps and bounds: a lighthouse school in Limpopo

The LEAP Science and Maths School, Jane Furse, was established in 20121 to promote and improve the quality of education specifically in the Sekhukhune district, which is one of the most impoverished districts in Limpopo province.

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  • Waterford Kamhlaba United World College of Southern Africa (UWCSA) wins in Abu Dhabi

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  • What’s your beef?

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  • We must act now, says UNICEF

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