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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.

Does Maynier’s education adjustment budget speech give hope?


On 5 December 2022, minister Maynier delivered his adjustment budget speech at the Western Cape legislature. The purpose of the speech was to give hope to parents, teachers, and children. The minister attempts to give hope by “setting a bold new education agenda” of appointing more teachers, building more schools, and increasing the budget allocation by 0.07%. The pandemic taught us how fragile the school system is. Fragile systems deteriorate during...

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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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