What To Do In Your Gap Year
Posted: 05 Dec 2017
What do I do now that I have finished my last exam?
What can I do in my gap year?
What can I do next year?
These may be the questions you are asking yourself. Did you know that a quarter of students do not know what to do after compulsory educa...
Technology and e-Learning challenges
Posted: 02 Oct 2017
A digital tsunami is sweeping education. Students, teachers and schools are being swept along by a tidal wave of enthusiasm for what many believe is going to solve all our education problems.
The primary driver for this transformation in educatio...
Effective study Techniques
Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Every-one uses different study methods. The basic types of studying are Visual, Auditory, Emotional and Kinaesthetic. At E-Classroom, we want to help you find your best studying techniques to ace those exams! We found this useful blog post which ...
Exam Timetables 2017
Posted: 31 May 2017
Click on the links below to view, download or print the timetables:
SENIOR CERTIFICATE EXAMINATIONS TIMETABLE 2017
NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE (NSC) EXAMINATIONS TIMETABLE 2017
Can South Africa learn from Finland’s renowned education system?
Posted: 14 Feb 2017
Finland’s education system has been in the news recently with sensational headlines declaring that they will be the first country in the world to do away with school subjects.
Firstly, the reports are not entirely true. Finland is not actually do...
Grade 6 animal welfare ambassadors announced
Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Here are the October winners
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is running a competition through e-Classroom to find ten Grade 6 animal welfare ambassadors to represent them in the school environment.
The response is overwhelming a...
How to cope with exam pressure
Posted: 23 May 2016
In today’s competitive world, learners have to meet the demands of the classroom while at the same time taking time out for self-study and exam preparation. All these goings-on can put the learner under a tremendous amount of pressure, and writing...
Is it time to do away with homework?
Posted: 18 May 2016
When Sun Valley Primary in Cape Town made a decision to ban homework last year it stirred up a heated debate, and the discussion has by no means settled.
To those of us who grew up in an era when nobody dared question the existence of homework it...
School hero: Mrs Roe of Bedfordview Primary
Posted: 15 Mar 2016
Every month we highlight a teacher or learner who gets a gold star for being a hero in their school, community or home. This month it’s Mrs Roe of Bedfordview Primary in Gauteng.
Heroic act: Great teacher
Mrs Roe exemplifies the definition of “b...
WORLD WILDLIFE DAY 3 MARCH 2016
Posted: 03 Mar 2016
Visit the General Revision section of English Home Language to access IFAW-sponsored content that focuses on protecting our endangered animal species. This content can be used to highlight the importance of protecting wild animals to learners, whi...
School heroes: Lwethu Ngcongo and Xolisa Mangaliso
Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Every month we highlight teachers or learners who get a gold star for being heroes in their school, community or home. This month it’s Lwethu Ngcongo and Xolisa Mangaliso from Booysens Park Primary in Bethelsdorp.
Heroic act: Sport (Rugby)
School hero: Lakhe Mdeliswe of Cedarberg Primary
Posted: 27 Oct 2015
Every month we highlight a teacher or learner who gets a gold star for being a hero in their school, community or home. This month it’s Lakhe Mdeliswe from Cedarberg Primary in Port Elizabeth.
Heroic act: Community upliftment
Lakhe is a grade 7 ...
#FeesMustFall highlights challenges and opportunities
Posted: 27 Oct 2015
The big news in South Africa this past week has been the countrywide #FeesMustFall protests against the high costs of tertiary education. The protests were sparked by anger over double digit increases for next year’s tuition fees, and soon escalat...
The E-classroom makeover is here at last!
Posted: 18 Sep 2015
From humble beginnings, E-classroom grew… and grew … and grew! As is so often the case, while we were doing all this growing, we got a little out of shape.
We put a survey out and asked our users what they wanted to see.
School Hero: Ms S Singh from Clayridge Primary School in KZN
Posted: 10 Sep 2015
Every month we highlight a teacher or learner who gets a gold star for being a hero in their school, community or home. This month it’s Ms S Singh from Claryidge Primary in KwaZulu-Natal.
Ms Singh has been the Pick n Pay School Club coordinator ...
Twitter Chats - July 2012
Posted: 29 Jul 2012
It is quite amazing to see how social networking is changing things for many people. More and more people are using Twitter to communicate. An aspect that has interested me is noticing the increasing popularity of Twitter chats. Twitter chats have...
Welcome back to school!
Posted: 15 Jul 2012
I hope you had relaxing holidays and that your mind is fresh and ready to start the new term. Over the holidays, the e-Classroom team has worked hard to develop support worksheets to assist you while planning your class work. Have a look at how yo...
Posted: 26 Jun 2012
One of the new forms of professional development around technology integration that has intrigued me is the move towards ‘TeachMeets’. This is all part of the social networking age of ‘sharing’ information. TeachMeets are a world-wide phenomenon w...