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

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

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

Pestalozzi Trust en die BELA Bill

2020-07-18T17:43:10+02:00

Op 27 Januarie 2020 het die Pestalozzi Trust ‘n vergadering met die Minister van Basiese Onderwys, Mev Angie Motshekga, bygewoon. Die Pestalozzi Trust is een van die belanghebbendes wat deur die Minister uitgenooi is om die jongste 2019-konsepweergawe van die Wysigingswetsontwerp op Onderwyswette of die Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill (BELA Bill) te bespreek. Ons [...]

Pestalozzi Trust en die BELA Bill2020-07-18T17:43:10+02:00

Is the coronavirus an opportunity to reshape South Africa’s educational landscape?

2020-07-18T17:28:10+02:00

  Distance Educator Brainline says that, while the coronavirus and subsequent lockdown have wreaked havoc on basic education in general, it should also be seen as an opportunity by policymakers to introduce solutions that incorporate digital learning. The education of hundreds of thousands of learners are still being affected by school closures, which are expected [...]

Is the coronavirus an opportunity to reshape South Africa’s educational landscape?2020-07-18T17:28:10+02:00