Unschooling trend takes off in SA


Zakiyya Ismail writes a blog and hosts a Facebook page for parents wanting to unschool their children. Picture: Screengrab Cape Town – Unschooling is an educational trend beginning to take root in South Africa in which children lead the way in their education. Unschooling is one step further away from standard education than homeschooling. In... Read More

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