Home education or home-schooling, it is a legally recognised alternative to formal education in South Africa. Section 51 of the South African Schools Act states that parents have the option to register their child with the Head of Department of a Provincial Education Department should they wish to educate their child at home. Please click HERE to downlad your province's application
Home education only applies to the compulsory schooling phase (from Grade 1 to Grade 9 or age 15). Learners in the FET Phase (Grade 10 – 12) must be registered with an assessment board through an independent service provider.