The Homeschool Lounge

THE HOMESCHOOL LOUNGE.  |  Podcast , ±18 min episodes every 1 week, 2 days  | 
If you have a question re. home education in South Africa, then this is the place to come to. From the HOW to the WHY and the WHERE our informative talks will provide answers and advice. We all need a helping hand sometime or maybe just some inspiration. Here, experienced home educators come alongside you and guide you on your journey.

Disclaimer: The views expressed in the following interviews are not necessarily those of the Homeschool Lounge or CHE. They are shared in the interests of promoting a variety of ideas and debate to assist people in making their own informed choices. For any legal advice please contact your legal representative.

Technical and artistic support provided by JustNat Bros. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5lfGxgZblnb0eB93l4VNgQ

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18
MAR

Athletics, Cycling and Applying for a USA Sport Scholarship

Home educated children can excel at sport and compete provincially, nationally, and internationally. Annerine Wenhold is a 5 times world track cycling champion and athletics and cycling coach. She tells about the process to follow, gives coaching tips and shares from her own experience how to apply for a USA sport scholarship.
03
MAR

Hall of Fame - Sandi Brunel

My guest is Sandi Brunel. She and her siblings were home educated, and she now home educates her own children. She talks about the benefit of stepping out of your comfort zone and reaping the rewards of a tailor-made education.
19
FEB

Working Moms and Home Education

Diane Desmarais is juggling work and home education. She is a freelance nutritionist and runs a small business selling massage cups and oils. Her husband is also self-employed and they both work from home. She shares with us how she manages to do it all.
04
FEB

Natural Learning Explained

Dr Renuka Ramroop has been home educating her two children for the last 18 years following the Natural Learning Approach. She completed a doctorate in Natural Learning, making it the first in-depth study of the Natural Learning approach in South Africa. Renuka is a research associate at the University of Limpopo, South Africa and she serves on a forum that engages the South African Department of Education on home education matters.

She shares with us her insights and knowledge on the Natural Learning Approach.
08
JAN

Wiskunde Sonder Trane

My gas is Lizelle Rademeyer. Sy het ‘n voorliefde vir wiskunde en het meteorologie (weerkunde) en klimatologie studeer wat op toegepaste wiskunde en statistiek gebaseer is. Sy tuisonderrig haar 3 kinders en het baie praktiese ervaring oor hoe om wiskunde pret te maak.
17
NOV
2020

The Gifted Child with Ronél Smit

Ronél Smit (home education mom of 5) is a consultant to parents of gifted children. Originally an Occupational Therapist, she ventured into the complex and fascinating world of the uniqueness of gifted children and families as her own children grew up.

In this interview she shares information to help us better understand how to let gifted children flourish.
09
NOV
2020

Uda de Wet - Hall of Fame

My guest is Uda de Wet (born van Oostrum). She started teaching music when she was fifteen years old, and ballet not long after that. As young adult she completed a diploma in ballet teaching through Dance Academy of South Africa, as well as grade 8 viola through the Royal Schools of Music.
She shares with us her experience as a home educated learner.
30
OCT
2020

Dyslexia and the SDL Approach To Reading Difficulties

Je'anna Clements (Self Directed Learning advocate and facilitator) wrote a booklet titled, What if School Creates Dyslexia? In conversation with Anelle Burger, she shares her insights into dyslexia and discuss the reasons why dyslexia is near non-existent in the SDL context.
14
OCT
2020

Hall of Fame - Cornelia Marais

Cornelia Marais is one of the oldest home education alumni in the country. She was home educated for her entire school career, obtained a national senior certificate and studied BMus at the University of Pretoria.

Anelle Burger chats with her about her experience as a home educated learner.
02
OCT
2020

Following a Rabbit Trail

My guest is Stephané Burger. We discuss home educating two or more children, following the American High School Diploma Path, and other topics that came to mind.

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