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Bouwe van der Eems and his wife Debbie have been homeschooling their five children since 2000. Bouwe is actively involved in the Association for Homeschooling and the Pestalozzi Trust and has taken part in various meeting with Department officials since 2004. With his family he has been running the SAHomeschoolers website since 2010.

2024 Election Guide


In the 2019 election, SAHomeschoolers wrote a guide on the manifestos of the various political parties from the perspective of home education. This article can be viewed at 2019 Election Guide As the parties are releasing their manifestos, the same will be done for the 2024. The following questions will be answered using the party manifestos: Does the manifesto list education as an election issue?Does the manifesto mention / acknowledge the...

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Deciphering Government's Home Education Penalty Clause


Clause 2 of the BELA Bill proposes a number of changes to the penalty. The penalty for parents that fail to send their children to school was increased from 6 months imprisonment OR a fine, to 12 months OR a fine OR both imprisonment AND a fine. The same increased penalty was also given to persons that prevents learners from attending school. However, BELA Bill also introduces a new offense, namely...

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Legal & Research

Research on Home Education

Research on home education consistently proves that home learners

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Homeschooling and the law

Home schooling was recognized in 1996 in the SA Schools Act.

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History of homeschooling in SA

History of home education in South Africa (Wikipedia article)

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Centres

Learning centre overview

Homeschool, micro-school, learning centre, unregistered private

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Start a Learning Centre

Important considerations when starting a learning centre

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Find a learning centre

There are various ways to find learning centres. Since there is

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Homeschool ABC

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Approaches

Popular homeschooling approaches and styles ...

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Beginning

5 Easy steps to start homeschooling ...

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Curriculum

How to choose a curriculum for your family ...

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Homeschool Family blogs

Blogs by homeschooling families that share their experiences and ...

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Forums where parents and learners discuss issues with each other and ...

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