Prof. Metcalfe and the South African education tragedy

It's tragic that although there are solutions for the education crisis in South Africa, influential education experts tend to ignore these. Recently, prof. Mary Metcalfe, former MEC of education and education expert, received a lot of criticism on social media from homeschoolers on her uninformed statements on not only home education, but also the law and the practical situation in public schools. Solutions to the education crisis There are many solutions...

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Want to support homeschooling? - Participate in research


Homeschooling parents often have mixed feelings when faced with a request to participate in a research being done on homeschooling. One the one hand they feel that research can be beneficial for home education. The fact that research is being done is an acknowledgement that home education is viewed as important. The results of research can be used to protect the right to homeschool. For example when the results of research...

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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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