Article by Leendert van Oostrum in the Natal Witness in October 1996. At this stage the SA Schools Act was not yet promulgated and was being considered by parliament. It is important to note that the arguments used against the SA Schools Bill are very similar to the arguments used against the BELA Bill in 2017. This means that the Department of Education has not learned anything about home education in 21 Years.
Natal Witness - Oct 1996