Homeschooling and online learning on the rise, but is it good for your kids?


While many education experts aren’t yet sold on the value of online learning and homeschooling, this alternative form of education has shown to be a safer learning environment, especially for bullied children and those with learning conditions. Online learning and homeschooling have increased since the start of the pandemic when schools were sporadically shut for long periods of time. The education department had last year said it rose from 140 000 to 300 000 during the pandemic. ALSO READ: ‘The workload was intense’: what parents told us about homeschooling But those in the homeschooling and online learning sector say parents became more…

Source: citizen