Tag Archives: South Africa

Ken Danford: School is optional

I’m getting so fired up watching this kind of thing. Can we do this here please? Can I help? Are you interested? The possibilities give me chills. This is what I have in mind. The only questions, really, are how … Continue reading

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Learning to say yes

I wrote a few days ago about unlimiting video games. Since then I’ve been struggling paying attention to allowing playtime to be unfettered by my own ingrained judgment about “waste of time” playing versus “quality” playing. This means my nearly-six-year-old … Continue reading

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Read this book.

Unsurprising admission: School didn’t do it for me. I didn’t enjoy school. Every single day of it, walking into the gates felt like walking into a prison of sorts, and every single day, walking out felt like a return to … Continue reading

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Breaking new ground

Welcome Unschooling ZA. The aims of this blog are: to collate resources about home education in South Africa to raise awareness about unschooling as a viable educational option to bring together likeminded parents to stimulate debate, share ideas and understanding. … Continue reading

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