4 Steps to Start Homeschooling
- Step 1 – Join the Pestalozzi Trust. The Pestalozzi Trust is the homeschool legal defence association that defends the rights of home educating families in South Africa.
- Step 2 – Notify the School.
- Step 3 – Start Deschooling.
- Step 4 – Learn More about Starting Homeschooling.
How do I apply for homeschooling in South Africa?
To register for homeschooling, go to your provincial Department of Education offices and make sure you bring the following: A completed application form which you will obtain from the provincial Department of Education (the service is free).
Is home schooling allowed in South Africa?
Yes, home based learning, or “home school,” as it is often referred to in the regulations, is legal in South Africa and was incorporated into the South African Schools Act in 1996. In the USA homeschooling is also legal, but legislation varies from state to state.
How do I register for homeschooling?
How to Register for Homeschool in N.C.
- Parents must have at least a high school diploma (or equivalent).
- Families must file a notice of intent to homeschool with the NC Department of Non-Public Education (NCDNPE).
- Families should keep attendance and immunization records on file for each homeschool student.
How much does homeschooling cost in South Africa?
Some of the online courses like Time4Learning, which is based on the US curriculum, cost between $20-$30 per month (R300 – R475), and Brainline, which is based on the South African curriculum, costs between R3 485 and R23 100 per grade.