Welcome to our first Macmillan Education South Africa’s newsletter. The time of year is upon us when educators start planning for the 2017 school year. This newsletter is loaded with information that will assist you with your planning and help you to get excited about 2017!
Whether you need to top-up on textbooks, improve your learners’ literacy skills, empower your learners, save a lot of money for your school with our special promotions, win great prizesor need to know how to establish school-business partnerships, then this newsletter is just for you.
Kind Regards, The Macmillan Education Team
The launch of the Macmillan Education Learner Centre
The Macmillan Education Learner Centre is a website created to empower the youth of South Africa with i-n-f-o-r-m-a-t-i-o-n and to equip them with the tools necessary to actively participate... Read more
Coding skills for 21st-century learners
In a world which is becoming ever more reliant on digital applications and digital literacy, the ability to write digital code (coding) has been identified as a 21st Century Skill learners need to master. Read more
20% discount on Solutions for All Grade R Reader boxes
Macmillan Education donated Foundation Phase Reading Trolleys and Reading Corners
The expression ‘children must learn to read in order to read to learn’ has been shown to be true. Research indicates that the gap in education outcomes grow wider throughout schooling years for those learners who cannot demonstrate basic reading skills in Grade 3. Read more
Macmillan Education South Africa part of launch campaign for the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital
Nutty Scientists, an edutainment company that specialises in showcasing science in everyday life has with the financial support of Macmillan Education South Africa Read more
20% discount on Solutions for All Grade R packs
Components in each pack: Teacher's Guide, 40 Readers, 4 Big Books, Story Anthology and 20 Posters.| View promotion
Why do Learners struggle with Maths in Grades 10–12?
When learners struggle with Maths in Grades 10 – 12, it’s very likely due to gaps in their learning from previous years. This makes it vital to remember that Mathematics has a 12-year curriculum... Read more
Looking at youth leadership…
For learners to be in a position to influence policy constructively and in accordance with legislative principles, they would have to be empowered to do so. Read more
How to guide your learners about Cybersaftey
The upbringing of today’s children differs tremendously from their parents’ upbringing. There seems to be big divide between the 80s and 90s kids, and the 21st-century kids. Let us call it a digital divide. Read more
Introducing 21st-century skills in the classroom
The 21st-century skills are a set of abilities that learners need to develop in order to succeed in the information age. Where should educators start? Read more
What makes a great teacher?
Great teachers are passionate about teaching and working with children. They are excited about influencing learners’ lives. Read more
The importance of School - Business partnerships
Did you know that Education received the greatest - and growing – share of CSI funding during 2014 -2015? Partnership programs with businesses can include a wide variety of activities. These programmes may involve staff development Read more
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