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Love my Mother Tongue – Love Me

Simikazi Deyi expresses the importance of mother tongue languages in an article in 2018 that states, “Language is not just a series of words, but includes certain nuances that emerge in the form of idioms, metaphors and euphemisms, as well as praises. Language is therefore tied intrinsically to a sense


5 Things to Consider When Looking for a High School

High school is the final phase of basic education, and the seeds planted in high school will be the fruits that will grow in tertiary. Looking for a high school for your child is no small feat. Parents want to know that their children are well prepared in high school


The Importance of Building a Teacher-Parent Relationship

Each year, parents enter into a co-guardianship with their child’s teacher. Each of us in this partnership plays our different roles, but we all strive to surround the child and put their needs at the centre. Our common goal is to have the child succeed throughout the year and to

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A Parent Guide on Understanding Bullying

The seriousness of bullying has recently been highlighted in the media and it is important for parents to understand what bullying looks like so that they can educate their child/ren, identify it early if it is happening to them and work with the school to stop it. Nova Pioneer Paulshof

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Nova Pioneer celebrates its 2020 Graduates

Nova Pioneer recently celebrated its valedictory ceremony for its Grade 12 students at Ormonde Secondary. The ceremony, which took place at the campus, saw students and staff maintaining all social distance protocols as well as live streaming for those students, speakers and family members who were unable to attend in

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Innovating and Adapting Education to COVID-19 at Nova Pioneer

We are well over the 100-day mark since our schools have closed and gradually re-opened, as a result of the COVID-19 quarantine and lockdown measures across both South Africa and Kenya. A lot of us can agree that there’s something about the past 100 days that seemed to make time


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Being a mom, a wife and a diligent leader

Reflections from Nova Pioneer’s Chief Commercial Officer


Reflections on being a woman and a leader

I identify first and foremost as a woman. This means that in every aspect of my life, it is important to me that my womanliness is ever-present and authentic. On its own, this principle should not be a challenge to uphold. However, in a world in which the acceptable view


Keep Going, Don’t Stop Running

“So that morning in 1962 I told myself: Let everyone else call your idea crazy… just keep going. Don’t stop running. Don’t even think about stopping until you get there, and don’t give much thought to where “there” is. Whatever comes, just don’t stop” – Phil Knight, Shoe Dog. Over

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