Homeschooling has more than made the grade in SA
‘Radical surge’ in applications as parents and pupils find they prefer what was at first a lockdown necessity
While schooling for millions of pupils was severely disrupted by the lockdown, Samiqa Moosa continued with her lessons.
The matric pupil, who is being homeschooled, is studying the Caps (Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement) curriculum through the country’s biggest homeschooling provider, Impaq.
The company this week confirmed that the number of homeschoolers using its lessons and assessments shot up from 19,000 in March, when the country went into lockdown, to almost 25,000...