Humanitarian relief in Natal- the home-school community played their part.

2021-08-10T03:17:50+02:00

On Tuesday morning 13 July 2021, the day started as any other July morning, with all of us attending to our normal early morning chores, when suddenly a WhatsApp video appeared on my phone… What seemed to be a video of some foreign country in distress, with people breaking into shops, looting everything, I froze [...]

Humanitarian relief in Natal- the home-school community played their part.2021-08-10T03:17:50+02:00

Thoughts from an educational psychologist on education.

2021-06-21T21:49:39+02:00

I used to think ‘I know what education is’. I mean, I studied educational psychology. 'The child in context’ is my apparent field of expertise. But then there was a recent day when I had to define education in my own words. And suddenly, all my years at university came together in muddled, yet disconnected [...]

Thoughts from an educational psychologist on education.2021-06-21T21:49:39+02:00

Homeschooling from a teachers perspective.

2021-06-10T17:18:55+02:00

"I obtained my Teacher’s Diploma at the Teachers’ College,"says Martin, "and while I was doing my education degree in Education at university, my first job was to homeschool a Grade 5 boy." "I would travel to his home every day and give lessons in all subjects until 12h30," he continues. "But my introduction to homeschooling [...]

Homeschooling from a teachers perspective.2021-06-10T17:18:55+02:00

Die Gauteng Alternatiewe Onderwys Ekspo.

2021-05-25T23:01:28+02:00

Die KragDag-span, in samewerking met SA Homeschoolers, het weereens ’n suksesvolle opvoedkunde-ekspo op 15 Mei 2021 by die Heartfelt Arena in Pretoria aangebied. Die Gauteng Alternatiewe Onderwys Ekspo het gefokus op privaat alternatiewe tot staatsonderwys en -opleiding. Hierdie ekspo het voorheen grotendeels op tuisonderwys gefokus en as die Gauteng Tuisonderwys Ekspo bekend gestaan. Toe die [...]

Die Gauteng Alternatiewe Onderwys Ekspo.2021-05-25T23:01:28+02:00

Celebrating a true genius!

2021-03-11T12:33:50+02:00

Intrepid on-the-spot reporter, Gerda Welman, spoke to homeschool stalwart Heinrich Rall about his incredible journey with his son, Hjalmar, a story that is an inspiration to many. Heinrich Rall, believes there are plenty of gifted children in the country, but the question arises about whether parents, and the school system, truly have the capacity to [...]

Celebrating a true genius!2021-03-11T12:33:50+02:00

Concerning registration.

2021-04-01T13:17:57+02:00

“When I first started homeschooling a few years ago I was utterly confused by the law – despite the fact that I am a qualified attorney holding a masters degree in law. After reading pieces of legislation, various websites and forums and talking to people at homeschooling expos, I came to the conclusion that the [...]

Concerning registration.2021-04-01T13:17:57+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

2021-05-06T20:46:37+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 HOMESCHOOL2021-05-06T20:46:37+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