CHE remembers Leendert van Oostrum

Dear Fellow Home Educators Leendert van Oostrum, a home education father, pioneer, counsellor, and activist, sadly passed away on 13 October 2016. In the early 1990’s, Leendert was a major player in legalizing home education in South Africa. He founded the Pestalozzi Trust, the South African Legal Defence Fund, as …

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Home School Expo 2016

An event not to be missed for home educators and people interested in finding out more about home Ed! We will be bringing together curriculum providers, educational resources, tertiary institutions and extra mural opportunities for home educators all under one roof! During the expo, you can pop into Life Cafe …

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Eisteddfod Options for Homeschoolers

Current options for homeschoolers to enter Eisteddfods are: – Stellenbosch Kunstwedstryd (http://stellenboschkunswedstryd.co.za/). Closing date for entries are in February each year. Anybody can enter. – Montagu Youth Arts festival (https://www.facebook.com/groups/montaguyouthfest/?fref=ts). Closing date for entries are in July. – Cape Town Eisteddfod (http://www.capetowneisteddfod.co.za/introduction_1.html). Closing dates differ for each category – Western …

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2015 Prize-giving – Bootcamp

CHE bootcamp

On the 28th November 2015, the CHE held the annual Prize-giving at Delvera, a wine farm out in Stellenbosch. As usual, there was fun for everyone, with the older kids enjoying a military style “Bootcamp” with obstacle courses and paintball shooting. The little ones enjoyed Go-cart racing.  

Meet the new CHE Committee

Hi everyone Meet the new CHE Committee for 2016/2017. Victor Sabbe – Chairman Rian (Treasurer) and Marietjie Uekermann Thinus (Secretary) and Chirani Meyer James & Anita Grove Bouwe van der Eems Lizelle Rademeyer Adam & Nicky Wesson