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pdf High school exiting options for home-schoolers in South Africa Popular

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Home-schooling is an alternative to mainstream schooling where parents take responsibility for the education of their own children. This is an increasingly common choice for some who feel that they could better educate their child at home, choosing curricula of their choice that fits in with their family beliefs and values. However, the difficulty may come in securing a school leaver’s certificate for the child at the end of Grade 12, with which they may gain access into tertiary institutions for further study. In this study an online survey tool was used to gain empirical data from parents of home-schoolers, assessing the various curriculum paths they chose to educate their children. It was found that there are three possible exit strategies for South African home-schoolers which provide a National Senior Certificate, or equivalent. Furthermore, various delivery methods and pedagogical and presentation styles were identified. In addition, the costs incurred and the difficulties presented by various curriculum providers were explored. Finally the findings are summarized and recommendations are made for policy changes that will allow alternate access routes into tertiary institutions.

pdf Survey on demographics, home education spend, curricula, extramural, activities, outreach activities, achievements & media exposure - Cape Home Educators 2014

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CHE Survey 2014v2.pdf

The second survey of the Cape Home Educators on demographics, home education spend, curricula, extramural, activities, outreach activities, achievements & media exposure

pdf Survey on perceptions of Home Education policy - Cape Home Educators 2014

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CHE Survey 2014v1.pdf

The CHE Committee did a survey on Home Educator Perceptions of South African and Western Cape Policy on Home Education.

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Home Education is legal in South Africa and internationally.

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Homeschool Research

Research consistently proves that homelearners perform better.

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History of homeschooling in South

History of home education in South Africa   Home schooling (which

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Beit HaSefer

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Cambrium

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What about matric?
There are a number of ways that homelearners can get a matric. The most popular form of matric is the academic matric. W...
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What is the best curriculum?
There is no curriculum that is the best curriculum for all families. Parents must have a look at as many as possible cur...
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Free and 2nd Homeschool resources
The sahomeschoolers.org website has a list of selected free resources that are available, as well as a service where hom...
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