Who is this for?

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Students Aiming for Academic Excellence: Open to all matriculants eager to excel academically, regardless of their chosen field of study.
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Dedicated 2024 Matriculants: Students entering their matric year in 2024, who are committed to academic success and preparing rigorously for their future studies, particularly in Health Sciences.
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Matric Students in The Sciences: Tailored for Grade 12 students taking Mathematics, Physical Science and/or Life Science, looking for specialised guidance and support in these key areas.
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Students Seeking Enhanced Learning Skills: Perfect for learners who want to master the art of studying effectively, focusing on memory, recall, critical thinking as well as advanced reading and comprehension techniques.
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Matriculants Preparing for Health Sciences: Students aspiring to careers in medicine or health-related fields, who are looking for early exposure to the challenges and requirements of these disciplines.
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Proactive Learners Aiming for University Success: Matriculants who are forward-thinking and actively preparing for university, especially those who understand the importance of foundational skills like effective study techniques, critical analysis and advanced comprehension in achieving academic success at the tertiary level.
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Comprehensive Study Support Seekers: Matriculants who value a structured and comprehensive educational support system, encompassing detailed study materials, expert guidance and supportive learning environments.

What are the main benefits? 

Advanced Learning Techniques
Acquire state-of-the-art skills in memory, recall and comprehension, essential for mastering complex academic materials. Our programme equips students with effective learning tools, ensuring a deeper understanding and retention of knowledge for the year ahead.
Expert-Led Insights and Mentorship
Benefit from guest talks and mentorship by highly skilled professionals in various fields. These sessions provide invaluable insights and real-world perspectives, enhancing students’ understanding and interest in their chosen career paths.
Comprehensive Subject Review
Receive a thorough introduction and summary of key Grade 12 subjects: Mathematics, Physical Science and Life Science. Our programme offers detailed revision notes and summaries, aiding in a well-rounded grasp of these crucial subjects.
Specialised Focus on Health Sciences
Gain a unique edge with our specialised focus on Health Sciences. This includes an in-depth breakdown of what to expect academically in the upcoming year, guidance on National Benchmark Tests and insights into university applications, both locally and internationally.
Structured Academic Preparation
Enjoy a structured, intensive learning experience with over 25 hours of tuition. Our programme helps organise your study schedule, ensuring you cover all necessary topics efficiently and effectively.
Holistic Educational Support
Benefit from a comprehensive package that doesn’t only include tuition, but also all necessary study materials, booklets and even lunch and refreshments. This holistic approach ensures a comfortable and conducive learning environment.

What will I learn?

Day 1 → Improving Memory and Recall
- Habits and routines
- Basic association
- Chain linking
- Office list
- PIE method
- Home list
- PEG method
- Ants ABRA
- Suave method
- Senses
- Keyword substitution
- Alphanumeric code and body list
- Remembering names
Day 2 → Thinking, Study and Reading Skills
- How to think and learn
- The dominant question
- The power of language
- Note taking and making
- Decision making
- The thinking circle
- Different intelligences
- Creativity and play
- 4 G’s and multi-sensory learning
- Reading speed and comprehension skills
- The use of a visual pacer
- Indentation reading
- The power of infinity and juggling
- Mind maps
- Eye fixations
- Effective skimming
- Levels of reading transformation
Day 3 → Introduction and summary of Grade 12 Mathematics + Academic Requirements
- Comprehensive overview of the Grade 12 Mathematics syllabus
- Detailed summary and revision booklet
- Requirements for career paths in The Sciences
- Introduction to the NBT’s
- NBT and University Requirements
Day 4 → Introduction and summary of Grade 12 Physical + Life Science
- Comprehensive overview of the Grade 12 Physical Science syllabus
- Detailed summary and revision booklet
- Comprehensive overview of the Grade 12 Life Science syllabus
- Detailed summary and revision booklet

What do I need?

Online 
Computer, tablet or smartphone.
Internet Connection.
Contact 
General Stationary.
*Please Note: Students can attend online, but this is not an online-only course. 
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While the BetterBrain Programme is primarily a contact-based experience, we understand the need for flexibility. As an added benefit, registered students have the option to attend sessions online, where they can watch the live stream or access recorded sessions later. This offers the convenience of remote learning without compromising the quality and comprehensiveness of the programme. However, it's important to note that there isn't an online-only option – the programme's price is the same for all students, regardless of whether they choose to attend in person or online.

What are the dates?

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Day 1
Sat, 13 January 2024
08:30 - 16:30
Day 2
Sun, 14 January 2024
08:30 - 16:30
Day 3
Mon, 15 January 2024
08:30 - 16:00
Day 4
Tue, 16 January 2024
08:30 - 13:00

Got questions? 

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What is the BetterBrain Programme?
The BetterBrain Programme is an exciting initiative designed to empower students with advanced learning techniques and a strong foundation in key subjects. It's not just about the 'what' of learning, but also the 'how', preparing students for success in their matric year and beyond.
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Is the BetterBrain Programme worth the investment?
Absolutely! Investing in the BetterBrain Programme is investing in your future. It offers state-of-the-art learning techniques, specialised knowledge in Health Sciences and a comprehensive review of essential subjects. This is an opportunity to gain skills that will serve you well throughout your academic and professional journey.
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Is there a limit to the number of students in each programme?
Yes, to ensure each student receives personalised attention and the best learning experience, we limit our classes to 40 students. This creates an ideal learning environment, fostering interaction and in-depth understanding.
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I'm not planning to pursue Health Sciences. Will I still benefit from this?
Most certainly! While we have a special focus on Health Sciences, the skills and knowledge you'll gain are universally applicable. No matter your field of interest, the BetterBrain Programme provides valuable tools and insights that will enhance your academic performance.
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Is there an online option?
While the BetterBrain Programme is primarily a contact-based experience, we understand the need for flexibility. As an added benefit, registered students have the option to attend sessions online, where they can watch the live stream or access recorded sessions later. This offers the convenience of remote learning without compromising the quality and comprehensiveness of the programme. However, it's important to note that there isn't an online-only option – the programme's price is the same for all students, regardless of whether they choose to attend in person or online.
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Who is eligible to enrol in the BetterBrain Programme?
The programme is open to all matriculants who are eager to enhance their academic abilities and prepare for university-level studies, especially in Health Sciences. If you're committed to academic excellence, this programme is for you!
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What subjects does the programme cover?
We focus on key Grade 12 subjects – Mathematics, Physical Science, and Life Science – providing comprehensive summaries and revision notes. This makes the programme an excellent choice for students looking for in-depth support in these areas.
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How will the BetterBrain Programme improve my study techniques?
Our programme teaches innovative methods in memory, recall and comprehension. You'll learn how to study more effectively, retain information longer and understand complex concepts more deeply, setting you up for academic success.
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How does this programme differ from regular school or tuition?
The unique aspect of the BetterBrain Programme is its emphasis on teaching students how to learn, not just what to learn. This approach helps develop critical thinking and effective study habits that are beneficial long after the programme ends.
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How does the programme prepare students for university studies?
We provide students with a head start on university preparation, especially for those interested in Health Sciences. From understanding the rigours of university academics to preparing for specialised tests like the National Benchmark Tests, we cover it all!
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What happens if I miss a session?
Don't worry if you miss a session! All our sessions are live-streamed and recorded. You can access these recordings on our website whenever it's convenient for you, ensuring you’re never left out.
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