There are more than 10,000 home educating families in South Africa. The numbers have been escalating each year since it was legalised in 1996. Parents can receive support from associations, legal organisations, curriculum providers and support groups in their communities. From Dynamis.
Association for Homeschooling
Since its inception in 1992, the we have promoted the recognition of the right of parents to educate their children within the family in South Africa, as it is recognised in art. 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Right. Facebook page
Cape Home Educators
We work to maintaining a legal environment in which parents are able to educate their own children at home. We provide information on home education. We create platforms for home educators to meet and network. Facebook page and Yahoo Group.
Eastern Cape Homeschooling Association
The Association endeavours to obtain the recognition of society and the protection of the law for the obligation and concomitant right of parents to educate and school their children in every respect. A large site with lots of resources for all.
Western Cape Home Schooling Association
South Africa is just starting to format homeshooling laws. This site is of interest to all, to follow along with this struggle.
A registered public benefit organisation that is exempt from income tax because it uses its income to make it possible for parents to choose home education with assurance and confidence and in the best interests of their children.
Home Schooling – South Africa Government Services
Do you prefer to teach your child at home? If so, apply to the head of your Provincial Education Department to register your child for home schooling. You can either teach your child or hire a tutor to do so.
Christian Homeschooling in South Africa
An open Facebook group to support and encourage fellow Christian Homeschool families. A place where we can exchange ideas and discuss our journey of raising Godly children.
Active Facebook page with lots of resources, answered questions, and other reasons South African homeschool moms will want this page in their newsfeed.
Homeschool South Africa
Christian group designed to assist and encourage new homeschool families by providing information and links to curricula and homeschool methods.
Homeschooling Autism in South Africa
This is a closed Facebook group for people who are, or are interested in finding out about homeschooling a child on the spectrum. A place to chat and support each other. Contact admins to join.
Homeschooling Christians in South Africa
A place to share struggles, prayer requests, ideas and more related to homeschooling as Christians in South Africa. This is a closed group which means anyone can join but your posts will remain private within the group and will not feature on your newsfeed.
Homeschooling in South Africa
Would you like to sit back with a cup of coffee and chat online to other SA homeschoolers about any hs topic?
Homeschooling in South Africa
A platform to share positive or other homeschooling experiences unique to the South African Experience.
Practical Support for South African Homeschoolers
This list was created for South African Christian Homeschoolers to share practical advice & encouragement with one another as well as to create a platform to sell used HS-material.
Tuisonderwys in Suid-Afrika – Home education in South Africa
Lidmaatskap van die groep is nie beperk nie, en enigeen kan enige saak aanraak, mits dit direk of indirek met tuisonderwys verband hou. Membership of the list is not limited and any matter may be raised, provided that it relates directly or indirectly to home education.
Programs and Curriculum Providers
Clonard Home Education
Curricula for children from pre-school to Grade 10. The course for each grade is closely aligned to the syllabus in South African schools and is designed by highly qualified and experienced teachers. There is no need for the parent to be a qualified teacher, but parent involvement is essential.
Martie gives guidance to parents with children with special needs, children with special talents and giftedness and she also gives career guidance. Martie home educated her own daughter, Chamonix.
Home Schooling Curriculum Providers in South Africa
List with contact information from the Kwa-Zulu Natal Homeschooling Association.
Computer-based curriculum in Afrikaans.
Learn the News
Stories from around the world. Each story includes vocabulary help and a worksheet. Published during the South African school year, January through October.
A fully comprehensive Christian programme designed specifically for the home-school and catering for children from the age of two right through high school.
Vakouteurs en verskaffer van Afrikaanse lesmateriaal en ondersteuningsdienste vir Christen ouers en leerlinge wat tuisonderrig verkies. Nukleus fokus op karaktervorming en kreatiewe denke.
Praetor Education Technology
How to use open source software to develop free curriculum online. Free Java lessons for educators. Good math and science resources already developed.
Footprints on Our Land
We invite you to explore our growing treasury of useful information about local homeschooling and some South African homeschooling curriculum options.
Home School Info in South Africa
Your hostess is Kathy le Cordeur, mother of 4 children and with 10 years of teaching-at-home experience. The aim of this site is to inform those who are new to home education and to encourage those already on the way.
Homeschool Curriculum for Life
A website that has so much info for the SA family, although many international curricula and resources are also listed, that this also makes a great site for any homeschool family anywhere.
Homeschool Resources – South Africa
A Facebook page where homeschooling parents can share resources that they found helpful.
Nukleus Onderwys bied u die volledigste tuisskool pakket in sprankel Afrikaans. A curriculum and support centre for Afrikaans speaking home schoolers.
Brainline Tutor Centre’s unique self-study curriculum, aligned with the Revised National Curriculum Statement, is perfect to help you understand the work you need to study, and is conveniently offered on a single disk.
South African Homeschool Curriculum
An estimated 100,000 families are homeschooling in South Africa. Shirley and Wendy are veteran homeschoolers who will help you to understand how homeschooling works and answer your questions. We invite you to explore our growing treasury of useful information about local homeschooling and some South African homeschooling curriculum options.
Upper Highway Homeschool Group – KZN South Africa
We are a group of homeschoolers who meet every Friday at 13:00 in Kloof. We have members in Waterfall, Hillcrest, Gillitts, Kloof, Pinetown New Germany, Westville and surrounding areas. Please only request membership if you are planning to join us on Fridays.