Beat the School Bully

In South Africa countless children fall victim to bullying, harassment and abuse at schools.  It has been reported that there is an increase in the number and severity of bullying incidents in South African schools, made so much worse by the onset of social media.  Urgent and sustained intervention is required – no doubt an […]

SA School

The state of South African Schools

These are the facts: A shocking 25% of pupils who have attended school for 6 years cannot read (compared to 4% in Tanzania and 19% in Zimbabwe). After 5 years of school about half the students cannot work out that 24 divided by 3 equals 8. Only about 37% of children starting school go on […]

famous homeschoolers

Homeschooling for Success

If you take a look back in history, you will be amazed to find many well known people in business, sport, literature, arts and politics that were homeschooled at some point of their education. We have selected just a few of them to inspire you: It’s surprising to see just how many past US presidents […]

Teaching Mom

Characteristics of a Homeschooling Mom

Homeschooling your child/children can be a daunting task and it is a huge responsibility.  You want to give them the best possible education and prepare them for life.  If you are considering this journey, you will no doubt ask yourself whether you have what it takes to be a successful homeschooling Mom? Since 1996, Clonard […]

Book versus Tablet

Tech vs. Tangible

Clonard is in the business of facilitating distance education with the provision of top grade worksheets, workbooks and reference books that we publish and print in-house and distribute nationwide.  As we strive for continuous product and service improvement, we must consider and embrace relevant developments in technology to see how we can improve our offering […]


Clonard Distance Education is a homeschooling curriculum provider with over 20 years of experience. We are with you every step of the way to ensure your child receives the best possible education at home.

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