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Nature Vs. Nurture – part 1

2020-12-11T08:44:55+02:00

Professionals will tell us that the formative years of a child’s life is the first seven. Most of us, I think, would agree. After all, it is during this time that a child develops their character and beliefs. It is an essential time in life, where a child’s character or personality is formed, shaping that [...]

Nature Vs. Nurture – part 12020-12-11T08:44:55+02:00

Different approaches to homeschooling.

2020-11-26T12:15:32+02:00

As a homeschooling parent, one of the things I enjoy most about Homeschooling is the freedom to select from what seems like an endless array of inspirational ideas, educational styles, methodologies, experiential wisdom, whether made available on the internet or from books, curriculum, educators, and conferences. Homeschooling parents follow a vast array of educational approaches [...]

Different approaches to homeschooling.2020-11-26T12:15:32+02:00

KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: COTTAGE SCHOOLS, CENTRES, SMALL SCHOOLS, MICRO SCHOOLS VS HOMESCHOOL

2020-11-11T19:42:10+02:00

KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: COTTAGE SCHOOLS, CENTRES, SMALL SCHOOLS, MICRO SCHOOLS VS HOMESCHOOL Firstly, let’s address this question: Cottage Schools, Centres, Micro and Small Schools and any other Learning institutions, are NOT “homeschool”. The SA Schools Act specifies that home education only applies where each child is educated in his or her own home. Different Provincial [...]

KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: COTTAGE SCHOOLS, CENTRES, SMALL SCHOOLS, MICRO SCHOOLS VS HOMESCHOOL2020-11-11T19:42:10+02:00

Learning styles.

2020-10-08T20:52:17+02:00

“My daughter likes routine and structure,” says homeschool mom Lee-Anne. “Traditional didn’t work. A more eclectic style, though, did.” Her son, on the other hand, prefers Unit Studies. “He did a Unit Study on electricity,” Lee-Anne says, “and he became fully immersed in the whole thing. Finding out who “invented” electricity, what it’s used for, [...]

Learning styles.2020-10-08T20:52:17+02:00

What is the true purpose of our children?

2020-10-08T20:39:55+02:00

I will often look at my child with great admiration. And on other days I feel like hanging her up on the line with the rest of the washing. Many of you will understand exactly what I mean, those who have experienced what I have come to believe is the highest calling in life: parenting. [...]

What is the true purpose of our children?2020-10-08T20:39:55+02:00

Who is the Liberty in Learning?

2020-08-21T21:39:18+02:00

The Liberty in Learning Coalition is a growing group of, at present, 24 organisations, associations, individuals, and home education curriculum providers in South Africa who share a common goal and are working for greater freedom in education. Liberty in Learning’s goal is to (a) honour the responsibility of parents to serve the best interests of [...]

Who is the Liberty in Learning?2020-08-21T21:39:18+02:00

Golfer Girl scores many a hole-in-on

2020-07-23T12:32:49+02:00

She is young, a mere 13 years old, determined, and successful. Ellandri van Heerden has recently been ranked number 22 on the South African Female Junior Golf list, a well-deserved achievement as this player at QW Golf Academy practises golf daily between 09:00 and 12:00 at the Bloemfontein Golf Club under the supervision of her [...]

Golfer Girl scores many a hole-in-on2020-07-23T12:32:49+02:00