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General

Solidarity in the Face of a World Pandemic

Solidarity is a unifying form of agreement, especially among individuals with a common interest. We also associate the meaning of solidarity with an awareness of shared interests, objectives, standards and sympathies creating some sense of groups or classes.

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Online Learning: the Challenges, the Growth and the Triumph

When South Africa went into lockdown just under a year ago, teachers all over the country, and all over the world, had to adapt to online teaching in a matter of days. It was challenging, but now, several months down the line, I believe that the teaching profession has seen a tremendous amount of growth and development.

Students

Keep Calm and Remember your Netiquette

As we go into another year where COVID-19 is a reality, one of the skills we’ve learned is the importance of behaving well online, otherwise known as NETIQUETTE! For the benefit of our readers and our audience, here is a breakdown of ESCA’s netiquette rules.

General

Valuing Empathy

Empathy is the ability to emotionally understand what other people feel, see things from their point of view, and imagine yourself in their place. It’s about being able to recognize oneself in the other, and the other in oneself. While the human brain is actually primed for both competition and cooperation, the one never completely supersedes the other.

Tips & Tricks

Exam tips (that work!)

Everyone associated with schools knows that at this time of year motivation and energy is at an all-time low, while stressful late nights seem to be trending. You’ve guessed it! It’s exam time.

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