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Helping Your Child To Prepare For Exams Is Easier Than You Think [OPINION]

As parents it's our responsibility that we become actively involved in our children education and this includes helping them to prepare for the examination. Join as we share simple ways that you can make use of and try to make the experience much more enjoyable.

Make use of previous question papers

A lot of the things which are going to be covered during the examinations are recycled questions that have been used before. By making use of previous questions papers you will simplify the process to only focus on the things that matters the most. We have named a couple of resources that you can make use of below:

— The Department of Education website

— Past Exam Papers

News 24 - question papers directory

Devise a time table

Planning is key in everything. You have to come up with a time table that is going to assist you to keep track of time. I would suggest that you also keep track of their phone usage. This is not the time to waste it on social media chatting to friends. All of that energy should be directed towards their studies. You can make use of the format we have used above.

Keep in mind the loadshedding

As you might be aware, Eskom is faced with deteriorating power plants and they are failing to provide reliable power for South African citizens. This has hugely affected pupils when preparing for their exams.

— If you have the means to organize alternative power do so.

— Stock up on candles and remember to charge your phone so you can make use of it's flashlight.

— Look up the latest schedules to prepare ahead of them.

These are just a couple of tips that you can make use of to help your child. Share yours in the comments section below and remember to follow us for more informative articles like this one published daily. 

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