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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.

BELA Bill chokes quality education


The Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill, better known as the BELA (Basic Education Laws Amendment) Bill, is currently being considered by Parliament. If approved unchanged, it will result in the biggest changes to South African education since 1996. Our current education system is based on the Schools Act of 1996. According to its preamble, this law is designed to establish a uniform system of education. Indeed, it has led to an...

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Da driving force to stop Home Education


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...

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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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