Guidelines for Home Education
The WCED checks that learners who are registered for home education are completing work that is consistent with the curriculum and that they are being assessed and are achieving the outcomes required of the particular grade.
To ensure that learners are achieving the required results, the parent needs to:
After the learner has been registered for home education, the parent must:
These records must be made available for inspection by the WCED. All relevant assessment results must be kept for three years.
At the end of every phase, the parents must appoint, at their own expense, an independent, suitably qualified person, who is approved by the Head of Department, to assess the learner's progress at the end of that phase.
A parent can approach a public school or a registered independent school for help in finding an appropriate person. The assessor must submit a statement to the Head of Department confirming that the learner has reached the required level.
|Government Body:||(Western Cape Education Department, Western Cape Government)|
- Registration for Home Education (Service)
- Policy for the Registration of Learners for Home Education (Policies) (File type: pdf; size: 33.31 KB)