We post pictures on Facebook about places we’ve visited and anniversaries we’ve celebrated. The result of us not being willing to have the deeper conversations and ask for help is a divorce rate of over 50%.
As children, we read the fairy tales about the prince who finds his princess, they fall in love and live happily ever after.
As a matchmaker who has paired up hundreds of people across South Africa, I began to see a pattern of what works on a first date and what doesn’t.
Kas Naidoo is a matchmaker on a mission!
Music is fun for most people and will help a child to pay attention because it is like a game.
Depression may affect cognitive ability, which in turn affects the patient’s self-care ability. Other emotional conditions include anxiety, stress and distress.
Governing bodies are made up of the vital stakeholders at a public school. The principal, parents, educators, members of staff (non-educators) and pupils (at secondary schools) are the members of the SGB. Each constituency is elected from representatives from that constituency.
The SGB has to formally elect the Interview Committee (IC) from within its members. Prior to the election of the IC, the chairman must ensure that all substantive vacancies on the SGB are filled. Usually, 30 days’ notice has to be given for such by-elections.
It is now common practice for high school pupils to find temporary employment during this waiting period. This helps to relax the mind and to take away the focus from the nervous wait. It also serves as a source of income for the pupil.
Sociopaths are not necessarily confined to prisons and found in gangs. They are ordinary people who live among us. They are also in leadership positions wielding great power and influence over us. That’s where the danger lies.
The core function of SGBs in public schools is to support the principal and staff of a school in the promotion of quality public education for all pupils.