Home educators fiercely oppose the Policy on Home Education (PHE), published in 2018, and the Basic Education Law Amendment (BELA) Bill that is currently being considered. It is assumed that national government is the driving force behind curbing of rights and freedoms of home educators. Closer inspection however reveals other driving forces. It started in the Western Cape The initiative to clamp down on home educators did not come from the...
“The word ‘education’ comes from the Latin ‘educere’ = e- (out of) + -ducere (to draw). Education is not just about putting information in. We have forgotten that it, in fact, begins in the child’s heart.” - Vince Gowmon President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the implementation of Grade R as an additional compulsory school year, a decision that was received positively. But, there are some questions as to whether this is such...
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Research on Home Education
Research on home education consistently proves that home learners+ View
Homeschooling and the law
Home schooling was recognized in 1996 in the SA Schools Act.+ View
History of homeschooling in SA
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Learning centre overview
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