Quite a lot of research has been done on homeschooling at South African universities. A lot of this research is available on the websites of South African universities. This research confirms the results of international research.
Research by Michelle Sansom-Sherwill at Durban University in 2014 on the various ways that homelearners get access to tertiary institutions.
Homeschooling is a growing phenomenon, in South Africa and worldwide. Despite this increasing popularity, it remains somewhat of an enigma, particularly in South Africa. This qualitative study explores the motivations of parents who have chosen to homeschool their children, their academic approach, and their perceptions of the academic, social and emotional benefits of homeschooling.
Article by Leendert van Oostrum published in summer 2014 edition of the British "Other Education" journal. It describes how the overregulation of the education causes the growth of outlaw education.
The CHE Committee did a survey on Home Educator Perceptions of South African and Western Cape Policy on Home Education.
The second survey of the Cape Home Educators on demographics, home education spend, curricula, extramural, activities, outreach activities, achievements & media exposure.
'n Ondersoek na die diskoerse wat die tuisskool opvoeders en leerders se persepsies en praktyke van tuisskoling beinvloed deur Lizebelle van Schalkwyk by Universiteit van Pretoria.
A doctoral thesis by Bridgette Whitlow-Spurlock for the Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA in the USA. Although this study was done by the US based reseracher, it included South African parents. SAHomeschoolers.Org assisted the researchers to reach out to parents to participate in the research.
"Homeschooling in South Africa as an alternative to institutionalized education" - Dissertation by Glynnis Leigh Moore for M.Ed in Comparative Education at UNISA. - September 2002
"The social development of the home educated learner in the primary school phase" - Dissertation by Stephanie Mearns for M.Ed in Guidance and Counseling at UNISA - November 2001
Research by Centre of Development and Enterprise into a highly significant development in South African education, namely the growth of low-fee private schools catering for poorer sectors of the population. This report was issued in 2010. Private schooling for the poor is a global phenomenon which is gaining massive momentum in developing societies such as India, Pakistan, Chile, Ghana, and Colombia but its emergence in South Africa has been insufficiently recognised.
'n Ondersoek na die moeder se gestaltegewing aan haar onderwyser rol vir haar kind in die grondslagfase om tot begrip te kom van dit wat gebeur tussen die moeder en die tuisskool leerder deur Lizebelle Oosthuizen by Universiteit van Pretoria.
Interest in home-schooling is increasing especially in the era of COVID-19. Home-Schooling in South Africa: Adapting to the New Normal of Providing Education by Dlamini, N.; Maharaj, P.; Dunn, S from the University of the Free State. This paper aims to gauge the potential of home-schooling based on the experiences and perspectives of parents who are home educators.
A dissertation by Jennifer Steytler was submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Education (Educational Psychology), University of KwaZulu Natal.
Research on home education consistently proves that home learners
Home schooling was recognized in 1996 in the SA Schools Act.
History of home education in South Africa (Wikipedia article)
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