All tagged homeschooling

11 - Shikira Alleyne

“It sounds crazy, but I don’t think I really knew him… Their whole day is at school and they come home for a few hours- you feed them, bathe them and put them to bed, and then you do it again the next day. I’m learning things about him that I wouldn’t get to if he was at school.”

10 - Dr Els Draeger

“Teaching about consent is something that can start from a really early age … If you start teaching children when they’re two that they don’t have to kiss anyone they don’t want to kiss, and they don’t have to hug anyone they don’t want to hug, then as they get older and you start to explain about sexual consent, it’s logical and it makes sense to them.”

7 - Hansel Dunlop & Sarah Restall

"The idea of home schooling and not being tied to The Man in any way, shape or form, was quite a political part of our family. Mum and dad have always been a bit unconventional…they are quite fierce about being able to make your own decisions in life, and that’s how they raised us."

6 - Mary Pfeiffer

“I noticed that they became very very happy children! … I did not realise that something was missing so much from the environment that they were in, that they literally had lost a deep part of their happiness.”