“Education is not just the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire” – William Butler Yeats. In most countries, it is now compulsory for all children from 5 years of age (Grade R) to attend school until Grade 9 (14 years old); and to receive formal education based upon the educational policy set down by that government. Childrens House brings you valuable aids to assist ALL teachers in lighting the fire of curiosity in children who are working through the syllabus; after all……. “Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.” – Rita Pierson
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An investment in knowledge pays the best dividends.
Around here, we don't look backwards for very long... We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things because we're curious... and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Don't just teach your kids to read, teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.