New Zealand: A classroom at home

Judging by the occasional reports found by this site, New Zealand seems to have a growing homeschool movement. Here is a report from www.stuff.co.nz confirming that suspicion.

Home schooling is on the rise around the country, and the number of families choosing to educate their children at home has more than doubled in the past decade. Catherine Hubbard talks to Marlborough families about the pros and cons of the classroom moving into the living room.

Renwick mother Pauleen Morgan felt she was out on a limb when she first began home schooling seven years ago.

“When I started and I told people, no one knew what home schooling was.”

Since then, home schooling as a viable way of educating children has grown both in profile and in popularity. It’s a form of education on the rise both in New Zealand and in Marlborough. Read

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