The Pestalozzi Trust has issued a Level 1 Regulatory Alert. This means that regulatory changes are planned that will directly impact your freedom to home educate. The Draft Policy on Home Education is a Level 1 Regulatory Danger.
The comment deadline is Friday the 8th of December, 2017. Although the time is short, we still have sufficient time to submit our comments in time.
The Pestalozzi Trust prepared resources and guidelines to help you. How to use them:
- First read the Fact Sheet.Act Sheet to understand the overall drift of the Draft Policy:
- Then read the Step-by-Step Guide as a summary of what to do:
- Then choose a template to draw up your letter:
(3) Home educating families: Draft Policy Submission Letter for Individuals Template
[(4) Draft Policy Short and Simple Extension Request (ONLY if you are extremely pressed for time)]
When we spoke to Phindile Ngcobo at the end of last week, she said that she had requested extension from the Minister, but had not received a reply yet by that time. She promised to let us know as soon as she has received a reply from the Minister.
So please submit your comments – don’t let this opportunity pass you by! By taking part in this campaign, you are making and changing history. Please make your voice heard!