Herewith the notice concerning the adjustment of the Policy on Home Education in the context of the COVID Pandemic. Private Bag X895, Pretoria,0001, Sol Plaatjie House, 222 Struben Street, Pretoria, 0002, South Africa Tel.: (012) 357 3000, Fax: (012) 323 0601, www. Education.gov.za Enquiries: Mr EJ Ngcobo Tel: 012 357 3272 Fax: 012 323 7749 … More Policy on Home Education adjustments
Dear Home Educators As I write this newsletter, I realise that I have not yet introduced myself to many of those who have supported us at the South African National Home Schooling Association (SANHSA). I am Phillip Doubell. I am happily married to Joan and we have 5 kids: Bertus (23), Robyn (21), Jared (16), … More Newsletter
At the 20 October 2020 meeting, the Portfolio Committee responded to some of the stakeholder submissions that were made regarding the BELA Bill, including certain submissions that were made by Pestalozzi Trust regarding the aspects of the BELA Bill that related to Home Education. Find the full feedback here. In particular, the following issues were … More Summary of the Portfolio Committee Meeting concerning the aspects relating to Homeschooling in the BELA Bill.
By: Marinda Erwee, KZN Home Education NPO, November 2020 Our ‘formal’ Home Education journey began 7,5 years ago, but our youngest two never attended formal schooling, only playschool. We have been very hands on with them since they were young, so I guess, if I am adding those years, then it is longer, I just … More A little part of our Home Education Journey Understanding Development and Learning
This is a simplified explanation to understand and navigate the process of the development of the BELA Bill and the Policy on Home Education that impact our movement. … More The Policy and law making process in South Africa
Written by Fatima Bham from Fitra Home Education South Africa. She is also engaged in the leadership of the Gauteng Legal Home Education Association that falls under our association structure. “When I first started homeschooling a few years ago I was utterly confused by the law – despite the fact that I am a qualified … More Concerning Registration
1. Introduction This report provides feedback on the discussion held at the Ministerial First Home Education Roundtable Discussion held on 28 February 2020 at the Department of Basic Education, Pretoria, South Africa. The Roundtable was geared towards strengthening collaboration with the home education community to ensure proper implementation of the Policy on Home Education as set … More Report on Home Education Roundtable Discussion, 28 February 2020
What is a national association? “National associations are formed to fill a gap that might be identified as a collective voice. National policies are not developed or influenced by a single organisation, hence the need for the formation of national associations. The coordination of the sector helps prohibit the government from being able to divide … More Representative structure for Associations in South Africa