For children who are the victims of relentless bullying, homeschooling can be a welcome relief as it allows them to thrive and develop their full potential without the constant stress and pressure caused by being bullied.
Blake Gallacher, a Grade 7 learner making use of Impaq’s products and services, is a shining example of the benefits of home education for children who suffered at the hands of bullies. Read more
So, you want to know what a typical day is like for a homeschooling family? That’s one of the best things about homeschooling – there are no typical days! When educating your children at home, a “typical day” is as unique as each of the families choosing this education option. Read more
In March this year homeschooled Impaq learner, Josie Charlotte Ridgway, won gold at a Ballet Competition in New York. She credits Impaq with giving her the freedom to pursue her dream while still completing her studies. Read more
Using a homeschool curriculum provider is a convenient, straightforward and effective option for homeschooling parents. All you need to do is pick the grade and you’ll be provided with everything you require to complete a school year at home with your child. Read more
With school registrations for Grade 1 and Grade 8 opening on 13 May, parents are worried not only about whether their children will get a place at school, but also where that school will be.
If you dread the thought of registering your child with the GDE, if you are anxious that your child’s placement will be less than ideal, or if you are simply curious about other options, here are a few alternatives to traditional government schools to consider. Read more
Home education is a wonderful, worthwhile journey, but knowing where to start can be overwhelming. So, whether you are just beginning this journey, or whether you are already a seasoned home schooler, here are a few tips to ensure success. Read more
Homeschooling has become a popular education option over the past few years. In fact, with bullying, overcrowded classrooms and falling academic standards, it is the smart choice for many families today Read more
Dawncoft Ed is an alternative schooling centre using distance learning with tutor support. The homeschooling centre aims to support parents whose children prefer smaller classrooms and personalized education. Read more
A traditional school is not your only option when it comes to your child’s education. Homeschooling offers an alternative to traditional schools and allows you, as a parent, to take control of your child’s education. Read more
There are many children struggling in school who don’t need to be placed in remedial classes. They need something special, but they’re not exactly special needs. They would thrive in a different environment but not that one. Read more
Aside from the stigma, loss of income, potential halting of a good career and overall impact on the economy at large, there are serious long term consequences to putting someone into the criminal justice system. The stress that this would place on the parent and family is enough to cause both physical and mental breakdown in most people. Read more
If your child loves his/her devices and often has to be nagged to just *move*, you need to read this article. It’s about actualising more of the brain-and-body-potential that’s inside our children, using easy brain-boosting activities. Plus, research shows that stimulating both sides of the brain enables children to learn better, become more creative, deal more effectively with challenges and emotions, and build enhanced confidence, self-esteem and understanding of their environment. Read more
What’s the up side to letting our kids loose in the garden? What does it do for their brains, bodies, social consciousness, eating and just plain joy? I consulted an expert – Caro Tapson, former pro landscaper, mom, and owner of Seedling Stokvel – and learned some awesome things. Read more