Depression may affect cognitive ability, which in turn affects the patient’s self-care ability. Other emotional conditions include anxiety, stress and distress.
Most people must be concerned with the direction the world is heading.
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 simplest of words such as ‘thank you,’ have the greatest of impact. It shows that you appreciate whatever your partner is doing. Never take a relationship for granted. Always show your gratitude.
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.
It must be noted that for hard-pressed consumers, a weaker rand spells inflation, further increases at fuel pumps, escalating and unaffordable price increases in food and basic necessities and other negative consequences.
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 Diwali date disagreement remains as one of the most contentious issues. There is no difference between the North and South Indians. Is this a ploy by some Hindu organisations to keep us apart?
Having a garden that is bird and butterfly friendly is a huge bonus in a way that by watching and admiring them, we forget our troubles, stress and sorrows so basically it heals us.
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.