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Pestalozzi Trust

"Defending the right to learn."

The Pestalozzi Trust

Who is The Pestalozzi Trust, and what do they have to do with the legalities of homeschooling? Watch the video below to find out. If you don't have time to watch, just keep scrolling for the video summary and relevant links to find out more and sign up to the excellent legal protection they offer.

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  • The Pestalozzi Trust is one of only three Legal Defense Funds in the world and the only one of its kind in the southern hemisphere.
  • The Pestalozzi Trust exists to help its members deal with conflicts threatening their rights to home education, and when this is being compromised, have access to an emergency contact number 24/7 to get in touch with the Trust's legal team.
  • The main goal of The Pestalozzi Trust is to prevent the trauma of going to court, but will stand to cover the costs of its members should they be forced to enter the courtroom to defend their rights.
  • The legal team behind The Pestalozzi Trust has been built up over more than 20 years and is comprised of people who know the law of home education in-depth. The Trust has won cases in KZN, Gauteng and even Botswana, while also resolving thousands of cases before they could escalate into the courtroom.
  • In addition to its primary legal function, the Trust is also able to offer sound homeschooling advice, drawn from the extensive practical experiences of its board of Trustees as well as its staff.

Take the next step with The Pestalozzi Trust

To dive deeper into the details regarding The Pestalozzi Trust, we encourage you to make use of their website, as well as the other resources and contact details provided below. If you're convinced of their necessity to you, we've also provided a quick link to their signup form as well.