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Nelly
No I do not
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Giving parents the right to choose the type of environment as well as the type of schooling best for their children shouldn't be tampered with, schools can in some ways be toxic for well raised children, therefore if some children can be at home and learn, why take that away from them?
Brenda
No I do not
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The SA Education Department are not able to maintain the current government schools functioning correctly. Now they want to interfere in the home schooling systems which function well.
They should get there own house in order FIRST. Another way the ANC led government want to run the lives of all South African citizen.
Chantelle
No I do not
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Home schooling is a form of freedom of education. It is those peoples perogative as to what form of education they want their kids to be part of. Why is the government interfering with a system that is working? Rather focus on government schools that are not meeting basic human rights, ghost teachers receiving salaries that could be put to better use, and unqualified people being appointed in positions they aren't qualified for just because of their race. The Education department is not looking after their schools buildings and properties. This is creating a ripple effect especially on children who want to have a better future for themselves and their families. SGB's are paying for property rezoning and consolidations with their privately raised money in order to develop the school because the government refuses to pay, and without those applications they can't add buildings to their grounds in order to develop the schools to their utmost potential. Look at the log in your own eye = government education dept, before pointing out errors in other/private educational divisions
Mabea Phillemon
No I do not
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Jacques
No I do not
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BELA: BLATANT EDUCATIONAL LIBERTY ANTAGONISATION

I utterly condemn the proposed Basic Education Laws Amendment (BELA) Bill – advocated for the supposed adherence to the right to basic education (enshrined in section 29(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996) – as an explicitly and shamelessly institutionalised infringement on the indisputable liberty of South African citizenry to exercise individual and voluntarily collective autonomy in the assorted - but nevertheless - viable actualisations of basic education. The South African Institute of Race Relations - as expressed in their 'Your child, your educational choice!' campaign [https://irr.org.za/campaigns/childrens-education#campaignMore] - asserts that this Bill would afford the greater transference of effective authority from parents to bureaucrats in establishing additional regulation regarding school admission, language utilisation, disciplinary action and home education as well as enabling the employment of specialised advisory units concerning curriculum and assessment, the monopolisation of relevant educational publications, the consolidation of public schools and the imposition of further regulation (and related violations) by the Minister of Basic Education: resulting in the exacerbation of educational standards, educator emigration and political corruption as well as the undermining of 'the language and cultural rights of communities, parents and learners'. AfriForum declares the enactment of this Bill to be an intransient and unrectifiable governmental encroachment - on the constitutional settlement of 1994 that provisions for the protection and progression of Afrikaans and other indigenous
languages within academia - with this intrinsic invalidation of certain cultural identities and linguistic diversity as well as the subsequent enforcement of English hegemony pertaining to educational establishments and endeavours ('Government breaches 1994 settlementwith planned amendments to the SchoolsAct, targeting Afrikaans schools' [https://afriforum.co.za/en/government-breaches-1994-settlementwith-planned-amendments-to-the-schoolsact-targeting-afrikaans-schools/]): necessitating the existence of (what essentially equates to) civil rights initiatives such as the 'Red Afrikaans' petition [https://vegenbou.co.za/en/red-afrikaans/].
Ronelle
No I do not
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Ludicrous
Lidemari
No I do not
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It is the parent's responsibility to choose the education of their children, not the government.
Hannes
No I do not
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I am as a God-fearing father responsible for my children's education. The state has no Biblical mandate to tell me how to educate my children. This is a power grab!! No, stay away from our children!!!!
Bonita
No I do not
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Trish
No I do not
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It is apparent that the system of education has fallen to its knees. It needs a total overhaul with proper administrators, teachers etc in place to get South Africa back to a recognisable educational system. I fear that the current people do not have the capacity to do this.
Anthonet
No I do not
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Charles
No I do not
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There seems very little reason for anyone to go to school. The teachers that have been employed are not teachers and mostly don't care for teaching or learners. Whats more, bad or lazy, or incompetent, or disinterested teachers can no longer be dismissed, so schools are sitting with no good teachers, which they cannot replace. A REALLY POOR STATE OF AFFAIRS. The laboursystem seems to insist that you keep your bad employees no matter what.
francois
No I do not
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JOHANNES
No I do not
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We as parents should have the right to choose how we wish to educate our children as no one knows our children beter than we as the parents do. Like in our family, as many others, homeschooling is beter for our kids in many ways. Which include the mental and physical Safety of our children. To take away our right to educate our children the way we feel fit, is also taking away a basic human right.
SA Edication will be in deep trouble if this is passed. I will fight to educate my child as I
Anri
No I do not
Compulsory attendance
Tjaart
Not fully
Language policies
Education as a whole is not working because of the leadership and implementation of it. Many teachers don't turn up for work, are drunk and only work to receive a salary.
The curriculum is good, but the many teachers not as are those responsible for the implementation of it all.
Get politics, the ANC and EFF with their strikers and burners and lazy learners out of the way and we might have a future.
Make Helen Zille the Minister of Education, fire 70% or those in top positions, take affirmative action away and UNISA will be the best online University in the world again as will be education in SA.
Hazel
No I do not
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Are you following the NWO agenda, because SA will not be a part of this! We are a Sovereign Nation with our own unique cultures.
TEACH BASIC SKILLS so we can grow into a wealthy and independent country
Msndy
No I do not
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I should have the freedom to choose the best schooling option for my child, in the language of our choice, based on his individual special needs.
Lise
No I do not
Compulsory attendance
Not all children cope in a big school environment, some have a need for individual or small group education in order to learn, there cannot be one solution for every child. Every child’s needs are different and parents should have the right to educate their children according yo an individual child’s need.

Big schools have unmanaged bulllyi g
Melindi
No I do not
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Bianca
No I do not
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Special needs children needs special education!

Our children flourish with homeschooling & home school centre's.

It is the parents right to decide what is best for our special needs children
Claudia
No I do not
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The standard and quality of education will decline, there is already a decline compared to previous years. Inclusion also means adjusting and changing to accommodate others at the cost of others. Also as the parent I have the sole responsibility and authority of where, how and under what circumstances my child goes to school. Current governance poor decision making reflects in the current electricity, water, among all other crises we currently experience in the country. This is not a priority my personal view. Rather invest in the current rundown schools and start there. This is not in the best interest of my child but their own, and of people not making any positive contribution to the economy but rather depending fully on the contributions of others.
Maria
No I do not
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We, South Africans, are the people to decide, not the Government on out behave.
Lynzi
Not fully
Registration of home learners
The clause that requires the school staff to follow up on absenteeism is administratively cumbersome and will take time that should be devoted to the learners who are present at school and have made every effort to be there. I feel it is the parent responsibility to ensure their child is at school if they are enrolled in a school.

While it is clearly a grave concern that so many South Africans are not being educated, I don’t think the proposed amendments to the homeschool learners will address this concern. Government departments don’t appear to have the capacity to oversee homeschool registrations as well as school registrations.

Secondly, curriculum choices and learning styles are extremely varied in the home school community, making it difficult to create a standard means to assess home schoolers academic progress. It is not fair to require education to be standardized in cases where parents are actively educating their children in a way that best suits the child.

One of the reasons a parent may choose home schooling is due to finances. To then have to pay for annual assessments puts these families at a disadvantage.

I think many of the amendments are valid and I am grateful for all the hours spent looking into proposed solutions to our educational struggles. However, I am concerned that some of the amendments will hamper rather than help parents who are doing their best to provide their children with the education they deem most beneficial to them.
Lorraine
No I do not
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We are not a communist state and will never be we the people decide not the Government
Linda
No I do not
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René
No I do not
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Freedom of choice. Government is NOT THE BOSS. GOVERNMENT SHOULD SERVE THE PEOPLE. NO TYRANNY NO COMMUNISM . WE THE PEOPLE ARE IN CHARGE. WE HAVE FREEDOM OF CHOICE.
Jill
No I do not
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Martha
No I do not
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It is totally against the constitutional rights. And against the numberug code. Only we the parents and grandparents have a say over our Childers body and life . Therefore we do not want anybody to teach them anything that goes against my religion and beliefs. Our body's is holy and belongs to The Most Holy Almighty God. And not put anything into their body's. We say no
Janice
No I do not
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