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Gentleman Filling In A Homeschooling Registration Form

Homeschooling registration with the DoE

Parents are encouraged to register their children as homeschoolers with the Department of Education (DoE) in South Africa. Students registered with a curriculum provider, such as Clonard, are not automatically registered with the DoE. Unfortunately, the DoE requires parents to register their children themselves. Students in grade R and those 16-years-old and over are not […]

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Homeschooled Girl Sitting Working With Her Text Book

Legitimacy of homeschooling

Homeschooling is legal in South Africa. The Department of Education has a number of requirements for homeschooled learners and parents such as attendance records, continuous assessment portfolios and testing of skills in the various phases of education. Clonard Education is a homeschooling curriculum provider that makes sure that all departmental requirements are adhered to. Parents […]

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Child Sitting Filling In a Homeschooling Worksheet

Creating a nurturing environment

Children can be under immense pressure at school to succeed, fit in, catch up, move quickly and compete for attention. More and more parents are finding themselves faced with a child complaining of a sore tummy every Monday morning. We hear stories of terrible bullying and sometimes even humiliation by teachers. Students are often too […]

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Homeschooling and socialisation

The most common question that many homeschooling parents get asked by family and friends is “but what about socialisation?”  There can be a stigma attached to homeschooling that children will somehow become strange antisocial creatures that have no idea how to interact with fellow human beings.  This could not be farther from the truth. Wherever […]

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