Parents and  Education. What is best for all our children.

Parents and Education. What is best for all our children.

As someone who has done some teaching in my day in different settings, more informal than formal, there are some ideas bouncing around in my head about current educational issues, but from a family perspective in line with our May theme. Concern one.  IOL report:...
Reflections. Extracts from Thoughts for the Day. May

Reflections. Extracts from Thoughts for the Day. May

May 23rd   When his daughter started bringing black friends home from school Jonathan realised he had to examine his views quite seriously.  “It’s Ok for little kids to play together” he thought but when white teenagers start mixing with blacks it is more serious. He...
Reflections extracts from THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY, May

Reflections extracts from THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY, May

May 15th.  International Day of Families, theme: families and climate action. For years Granny Gloria had been an activist about some issue that concerned her. Politics, race, religion had to do with justice and rights. People should have the right to be free in their...
REFLECTIONS.  Extracts from THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY May

REFLECTIONS. Extracts from THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY May

May 8th. Election Day SA.  In the run-up to our May 8 election all the political parties are promising the earth.  But what will they deliver?  Our bishops have written a Pastoral Letter to us which families too should discuss at home, especially with first time...