Boost Your Chances of University Acceptance with Bridging Courses

In this arsticle we delve into the types of bridging courses, and examine how they can help you prepare for specific career pathways.

Fun writing activities to help kids hone their writing skills

In this article, we share fun creative writing activities for younger kids that will help them improve their writing skills

Choosing between Cambridge or Edexcel A-levels

In this article, we will look at the differences between the Edexcel and Cambridge curricula and discuss some of the benefits of each.

How to become a software engineer

In this article, we'll answer some common questions about becoming a software engineer, including what subjects you need to take, salary expectations and more.

How to become a financial manager

This article will explore what a financial manager does, how to become one, the subjects you need to take, and whether a financial manager needs math.

Classroom Organisation Ideas

In this article, we'll share some creative classroom organisation ideas and practical storage ideas, to help you plan your classroom layout.

How to become an astronaut

In this article, we explore what subjects are required to become an astronaut and provide students with an outline of how to become an astronaut.

How to study abroad

In this article, we will discuss some of the processes that one should follow should one wish to study abroad after high school.

The benefits of studying abroad

In this article, we will take a look at some of the personal skills that studying abroad can teach teens

How to become a CEO

In this article, we discuss what a CEO does, what subjects you need to take to become a CEO, and what salary you can expect to earn as a CEO.

Benefits of a Student Tracker

In this article, we discuss some of the features of CambriLearn’s student tracker and highlight some benefits of being able to track a student’s progress online

How to become a teacher

In this article, we will discuss teaching as a career choice. Including how to become one, which subjects you need and a teacher's day-to-day responsibilities.

The impact of ChatGPT on education

We explore some of the practical uses of ChatGPT in education and the potential benefits and drawbacks that ChatGPT may have on the schooling system.

Top careers in South Africa

In this article, we're going to take a look at some potential career choices based on what jobs are currently in high demand in South Africa.

Creating a positive learning environment at home

In this article, we will look at why a positive learning environment is important and explore some examples of how to create a positive learning environment.

Maximising Knowledge Retention: The Role of Learning Environments and Teaching Methods

CambriLearn surveyed families across the globe to gain insights into how children learn to better retain knowledge.

10 Benefits of Online High School for Teens

In this article, we will discuss some of the benefits of enrolling your teen in an online high school and look at how it can help them thrive.

Playdate ideas for homeschooling families

In this article, we explore some of the benefits of playdates and offer some indoor and outdoor playdate ideas. 

Are reading logs effective?

In this article, we will take a look at whether reading logs are effective, discuss the benefits and disadvantages of reading logs with some alternatives

Word games for kids

We will look at different types of word games and share some ideas for children’s word games to help improve their language skills.

Benefits of subject and career choice assessments

Subject and Career Choice Assessments are designed to help understand a child’s unique personality in order to navigate their subject & career choices

Social and emotional development for children

In this article we discuss the importance of social and emotional development in children and the ways in which parents can encourage this area of development.

Cognitive development activities for primary school children

In this article, we will look at the different stages of cognitive development and provide practical ideas to help harness essential skills at each stage.

Which learning environment best suits your child?

In this article we discuss the different learning environments and to try to shed some light on which environment is better suited to your unique needs.

Which learning style best describes your child?

In this article, we try and help parents understand their child’s preferred style of learning is to ensure that they feel motivated in their studies.

Skipping a Grade

In this article, we will answer some frequently asked questions related to grade skipping and look at some of the pros and cons of skipping a grade.

The Importance of exercise in education

Research has shown that children who do physical activities are more productive, are able to better manage their time, and are more motivated in their studies.

Future-Proof Education

In this article, we will take a look at the job landscape of the future in an attempt to understand how parents can better prepare their children for the future

Student Burnout

In this article, we discuss some of the causes and symptoms of student burnout, and look at ways to prevent and treat burnout in children and teens

Fun Ideas for Study Breaks

In this article, we will discuss why study breaks are important for a child’s development and introduce a few fun study break activity ideas.

Student Motivation and Optimism

In this article, we will explore how to motivate students and increase optimism levels through fun and engaging educational activities. 

The benefits of homeschooling and later school start times

In this article, we will discuss some of the benefits that children can experience due to a later school start time.

Benefits of Project-Based Learning

In this article, we will look at some of the benefits of project-based learning and how online schooling encourages learning through self-discovery

10 Strategies for Academic Success

We explore strategies to promote academic success in students who are online schooling - in order to best prepare them for a happy and healthy future.

Project Based Learning ideas

In this article, we will explore some Project-Based Learning ideas to help children learn cross-subject concepts in a fun and interactive way.

How to help your child make friends

In this article, we will look at different skills to help your child make friends and we share some activities to help them gain meaningful relationships.

Homeschooling a child with ADHD

In this article, we will look at the benefits of online schooling and highlight the success that ADHD pupils can achieve when they enrol for online schooling.

Easy ways to find time for yourself while homeschooling

In this article, we will explain how online schooling allows families more free time and we will look at ways to give you a little bit of free time.

Tips to manage anxiety in teenagers

In this article, we will take a deeper look at signs of teenage anxiety and discuss ways to deal with and treat anxiety naturally.

Math games for kids with a deck of cards

In this article, we will explore some simple math games to play with kids using only a deck of cards to help them develop their math skills.

A-Levels vs. Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Courses

In this article, we will explain the differences between A-Levels, Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses.

The importance of play in child development

In this article, we discuss the importance of play in early childhood development and look at ways to encourage kids to play as part of their development.

Math and Science activities in the garden

In this article, we will discuss how you can set up a learning garden to teach your child math and science-related concepts.

Homeschool Planner - What to Include Plus FREE Printable Templates

Download our free homeschool planners which are essential for organising and staying on track with your lesson plans, schedules, goals, reading lists and more.

Why is Science so important in education?

In this article, we will discuss what is science for a child, why it is so important and how to teach your child science-related concepts in an interactive way.

The importance of handwriting

In this blog we discuss the importance of handwriting in schools, despite the rise of our use of keyboards and computers to create written text.

Exploring Forest Schools

Forest schools are rising in popularity as families discover the benefits of homeschooling whilst trying to breed a love for the environment in their children.

Understanding the different types of intelligence: IQ, EQ, SQ and AQ

Over the last few decades, researchers and psychologists have identified alternative ways to measure intelligence that doesn’t only focus on academic abilities

Tips to Ace the Comprehension Section of Your IGCSE English Exam

In this article, our CambriLearn teachers share their tips on how to pass the comprehension section of the Cambridge IGCSE English Exams.

Homeschooling and social interaction

In this article, we will look at different ways that homeschooled children socialise and some of the benefits attached to this approach to socialisation.

How to develop a child’s inquiring mind

While the never-ending questions that children ask can test our patience, promoting the habit of asking questions can develop self-motivated lifelong learners.

The pros and cons of international schools when moving abroad

In this article, we will look at some of the pros and cons of choosing an international school when moving abroad.

Improving math skills and building student confidence

In this article, we will look at the importance of learning mathematics in school and how children can improve these skills and build confidence in maths.

How to motivate your child by instilling a love for learning

The first step in getting a child to absorb and retain information is to instil a love for learning in the child and ensure that they are self-motivated.

How to encourage kids to read

Because we understand the importance of reading, we've created a list of top tips that will help you encourage your kids to read.

Internet safety for kids

We share four detailed tips with parents to help manage the safety of their children whilst using the internet.

How to choose a school overseas

Choosing a school is one of the major decisions parents make when moving abroad. We discuss different factors to consider when choosing a school overseas

Fractions – How to add, multiply and divide fractions

In this article our Mathematics teacher, Kendall Born, helps students (and parents) understand how to add, multiply and divide fractions.

How to motivate your child to do homework

Many parents will agree that they find it difficult to find new ways to motivate a child to do homework. We share our tips on motiving your child to do homework

10 Benefits of STEM educational games for kids

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education puts an emphasis on preparing kids of today for successful future careers.

Exercises to teach reading comprehension

Encouraging participation in exercises to promote reading comprehension will help instil a love for reading and promote optimal knowledge retention.

Transitioning to an online British Education

The international British curriculum allows children the freedom and flexibility to study at their own pace. A methodology that takes practice to perfect

STEM Activities for kids

Let kids play and experiment with STEM activities to encourage them to become the innovators of the future!

How to help your child reach reading comprehension

How to improve reading comprehension - tips to develop your child's understanding of a text and to allow your child to dig deeper into the purpose of a passage.

Alternative schooling options when moving abroad

For many families, moving abroad comes with its fair share of decisions. One of the most important decisions will be which school your children will attend.

5 Easy DIY crafts for kids

It is time to dust off that glue gun and get creative with some fun and easy crafts to keep your kids busy these school holidays.

11 Benefits of homeschooling

Homeschooling has become a modern alternative to traditional schools. While this option involves making a tough decision, it is not an impossible one.

How to teach the concept of subtraction

In this article we provide a simple method parents and teachers can use to teach subtraction to students.

How to teach the concept of addition

In this article we provide a simple method that parents and teachers can use to teach addition to students.

How to choose a career path

For some, choosing a career path, for other it can be a daunting task to choose which direction to take for their careers.

Studying A-levels online

A-levels are internationally recognised qualifications that are required for entry into many universities around the world. We discuss studying A-Levels online

A step-by-step guide on how to order textbooks

In this article, we offer up some tips to help you find and order textbooks for your online schooling curriculum.

Gross motor skills development activities for children

Gross motor skills are terms that are often heard in parenting circles, but what are these skills? We discuss the importance of gross motor skills development

Fine motor skills development activities for children

In this post we discuss what fine motor skills are, how important they are and how parents can help their children develop their fine motor skills.

Healthy screen time habits for kids learning online

We share some insights on what healthy screen time habits parents can instill if their kids are completing school online.

Online Schooling 101: The Beginner's Guide

So you are considering an online school for your child, but where do you start? We explore the most frequently asked questions in this article.

How to study when attending an online school

Here are some handy tips and tricks to help you make a success of your online school studies.

How to help a hyperactive child study

Belinda, our head of Primary, shares her advice on helping hyperactive, fidgety kids concentrate.

IGCSE: What it is and other important information

We discuss what IGCSE is and provide additional information for parents searching for the best schooling curriculums.

Online Homeschooling: Everything you need to know

We explain the difference between online homeschooling and homeschooling

How graduation and homeschooling works

In this article we discuss the answers to some of the more commonly asked questions around homeschooling and graduation.

A traditional classroom environment vs. personalised, self-paced learning

Just like no two humans are the same, no two students are alike and therefore they will not learn in the same way or at the same pace.

How to choose the best homeschooling curriculum for your child

When it comes to homeschooling, there is not a one-size-fits-all solution that suits all children. We look at the best curriculums for your child.

How homeschooling supports personalised learning

Homeschooling thpromotes the concept that every child is unique and that there should not be a one size fits all approach to education.

Social-emotional skills drive success

Strong social-emotional skills drive better academic performance. Today, social-emotional learning is among the most requested courses by parents worldwide

10 Fun Holiday Activities for Kids (and Adults)

We know how daunting the holiday season can be for parents, so we’ve put together a list of some fun holiday activities to help your family survive the holidays

10 Study Tips to Help You Survive (and Thrive) your Exams

With exams just around the corner, students may start to feel the pressures of trying to absorb and retain their course content.

Cambridge Curriculum vs CAPS: What is the difference between the CAPS and Cambridge Curriculum?

In this article, we will explore these differences in an effort to help you make an informed decision on the best education solution for you and your family.

How Instagram contributes to studying

There’s an entire community of students who are networking to help each other with learning, studying and motivation.

How homeschooling gave this family the flexibility that traditional school could not

Meet Tamryn Hansen, a CambriLearn parent. In August 2020, Tamryn and her husband made the difficult decision to withdraw their two teenage children from school

Why kids should learn about artificial intelligence and machine learning

The world of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning isn’t just for computer scientists; it’s a world which our kids can begin to explore right now

Tech lovers, what should you study at university?

If you like the idea of building a career based around an exciting new technology, then a degree in any IT-related subject can be a good option for you.

The future of work and tech careers

According to The future of work in South Africa report, digitisation could result in a net gain of more than 1m jobs in South Africa by 2030!

What is Python coding?

Python is taught at GCSE, A-Level, and at University, so learning Python early on will give you a head start academically and in your projects! Read on

CambriLearn launches new coding courses

CambriLearn and Fire Tech have partnered up and are excited to present coding courses for kids and teens between 12 and 17.

10 Ways artificial intelligence will change our kids’ lives

A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) defines the action of intelligent machines, such as autonomous vehicles, so that they work and react just like us humans.

8 Reasons kids need to learn to code

Here are our top eight reasons for encouraging your child to learn to code.

Traditional education is getting a reboot, one that is long overdue

In our last two blog posts, we’ve explored how the pandemic is affecting traditional education and the opportunities that exist for online homeschooling.

Relationship Between Learning and Development

Maria Lycoudi, a CambriLearn teacher, explores whether it is learning that prompts development or is it development that prompts learning.

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body

Introduce your children to reading from as young an age as possible. Only by reading actual words will a child learn the intricacies of language.