OPINION: Dear Department of Education, leave my child alone!

2018-02-16 09:20

A concerned and upset parent shares her thoughts on the proposed legislative changes regarding home-schooling in South Africa.

OPINION: Are you a home-schooling parent? These proposed policy changes impact you (and your pocket) directly

2018-02-07 11:14

Drastic proposed legislative changes regarding home-schooling in South Africa has caused quite a stir. Parent24 asked the stakeholders for their opinion on what these changes could mean if passed.

Yes! You can homeschool your preschooler

2017-11-09 14:23

You don't have to send your child to preschool. They can get ready for big school right at home.

Why parents choose to homeschool

2015-06-03 16:06

Your options for your children's education doesn't have to be limited to what the government offers.

Pass the ruler, mom

2014-09-22 10:28

This family is taking the structured approach to homeschooling. 

6 school readiness milestones

2014-05-16 14:21

An educational psychologist from chats about the important school readiness milestones.

Part 2 - School readiness: Shape recognition

Educational psychologist Anel Annandale chats about the 6 school readiness milestones. Here she discusses shape recognition.

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Part 4 - School readiness: Emotional readiness

Educational psychologist Anel Annandale chats about emotional readiness for school.

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Part 6 - School readiness: Bilateral integration

Anel Annandale, educational psychologist, chats about bilateral integration, an important skill your preschooler will learn before they become school ready.

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4 tips for Grade R preparation

2012-09-06 13:08

Here are some ideas for making your child's transition to Grade R easier.


Home-schooling bill: “Our children are not one-size-fits-all children, why should their education be?”

2018-02-09 13:03

From agreeing with the proposed amendments to clear reasons why it's flawed, here's what our readers had to say about the proposed BELA bill.

The cost of home-schooling your preschooler

2018-01-16 10:22

If you've decided to home-school your little one, you'll find this list of expenses super useful.

Unschooling: ‘No school for my kids – they’ll learn to read by themselves’

2017-10-13 18:03

The children of the *Malan family from Gauteng have never been to school.

How to pick a preschool

2014-09-29 12:08

Have you made the right choice? Does early childhood education really make such a big difference?

5 reasons to integrate e-learning into home-schooling

2014-08-07 11:53

Home-schooling and e-learning can work well together with involved parents.

Part 1 - School readiness: Pencil grip

In this series, educational psychologist Anel Annandale chats about the 6 school readiness milestones. Here she explains the pencil grip.

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Part 3 - School readiness: Auditory analysis and synthesis

Anel Annandale, an educational psychologist,, chats about auditory analysis and synthesis as important skills for school readiness.

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Part 5 - School readiness: Classification

Educational psychologist Anel Annandale chats about classifications as an important skill preschoolers need to acquire to become ready for school.

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Is homeschooling for you?

2014-03-07 14:03

Cath Jenkin gives us an inside look at homeschooling.

Unschooling: Radical learning?

2011-11-09 10:04

Unschooling lets children control their own learning, says Sally-Jane Cameron.

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