Your money: Home-schooling and your finances

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Home-schooling can cost anything from R5 000 to R26 000 a year per child. (Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
Home-schooling can cost anything from R5 000 to R26 000 a year per child. (Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

When schools shut down earlier this year, parents suddenly had to take responsibility for educating their kids during lockdown. And many were surprised to discover that instead of it being a chore, they actually enjoyed stepping into the role of teacher and that their children thrived.

Now with uncertainty hanging over the rest of the academic year, some are considering sticking with home-schooling for the foreseeable future. But what are the costs involved?

Ordinary school vs home-schooling

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