How to deal with your child’s poor appetite

If your child suffers from a poor appetite or is underweight, it is important to first rule out any underlying causes. A child is considered underweight if their BMI (Body Mass Index) is below the 5th percentile for his/her age. BMI is a standard measurement of body mass that takes your child’s age and gender […]

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WHO Screen time debate

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently issued a new set of guidelines on “Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Sleep for Children Under 5 Years of Age.” But to read the mainstream media coverage, you would think it was all about “screen time.” Jordan Shapiro Nonresident Fellow – Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education “WHO Says […]

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SAICA leads the way in developing uniform financial reporting guidelines for public schools

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) is leading the way in improving the financial management environment of public school through the development of proposed uniform financial reporting guidelines which have been submitted to the National Department of Basic Education for consideration and adoption as national policy to guide financial statement preparation by public schools. […]

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