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The Homeschool Hub | RADIO

THH Radio

Providing South African homeschoolers with useful, interesting content to inform & inspire YOU on YOUR homeschool journey.
New episodes released weekly each Friday at 7am.
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Episode 11 notes

In this episode, we welcome guest Ricky Steenkamp, Project Manager at Macmillan Teacher Campus (MTC), to discuss Blended Learning. Ricky Steenkamp outlines the benefits and challenges of Blended Learning, as well as how Macmillan Teacher Campus approaches this method for their learners.

Episode 10 notes

We kick off our miniseries on Blended Learning by speaking to Educ8 SA's Hannes van der Walt. What is blended learning? What are the benefits? What are the challenges? How are providers tackling this valuable way to learn in the modern world of education? These are all questions that will be answered by Hannes van der Walt, a Director of Educ8 SA.

Episode 9 notes

Is it possible to homeschool your children from Grade R through High School? Can this actually be done? Willemien Kruger joins us again to tell you the answer is YES, and to share some of her wealth of experience picked up while raising 3 of her own children from the very beginning, to exiting High School using 3 different approaches: American Diploma, Cambridge accreditation and the South African National Senior Certificate (NSC).

Episode 8 notes

Caleb welcomes homeschool Mom and veteran Willemien Kruger back to the show to talk about another of her excellent original curricula: South African Art Series for Children.

Episode 7 notes

What's the best way to go about choosing an online schooling provider, with the vast array of options currently out there for homeschoolers? Caleb chats with Ian Strydom, co-founder of Wingu Academy, to get a handle on this question.

Episode 6 notes

Armand Nel, co-founder of Your Online Teacher and partner to Macmillan Education, chats to us about the changing education landscape, and how content providers have been forced to adapt to accommodate the rise of homeschoolers. We also touch on technology as both a barrier and an enabler and the importance of QUALITY content being put into the hands of anyone looking to educate their kids at home, aligned with CAPS and/or IEB standards.

Episode 5 notes

In this episode Caleb chats with Educ8SA directors Haelene & Hannes van der Walt about job security in the future and how important it is to make sure your children are learning the right skills for a rapidly-changing world!

Episode 4 notes

Willemien is back with us to chat about her Homeschooling Curriculum Guide Series, an excellent parent resource born of a need to help parents find the curricula that best works for their particular family's needs. Willemien is a 20+ year veteran homeschool Mom and has raised 3 kids from R-12 and is also the author of Omvattend Afrikaans, as well as the unique South African Art Series for Children program. All relevant show links below.

Episode 3 notes

Meet Anna-Mart Schoeman! She's known as the Traveling Teacher with 20+ years of experience in (and now out) of the classroom, and she shares some of her process with us.After traveling to different parts of the world, Anna has returned to her home country of SA just in time for the world to drastically change. Formerly a classroom teacher, she's now a "teacher on call" ready to help parents root out, and solve out, the pain points they may experience while homeschooling their children during the Foundation Phase. Join us we chat with the Traveling Teacher!

Episode 2 notes

Willemien Kruger, 20-year homeschooling veteran and author of the Omvattend Afrikaans and South African Art Series for Children curricula, tells us why the mainstream school system was never going to be the right choice for her family, and tells about the tough decisions the family made for her to leave her successful career and teach their kids from home - from day ONE.

Episode 1 notes

Our first episode EVER is a quick introduction to your hosts, homeschool parents Caleb and Elbie, as well as to The Homeschool Hub platform behind our show. In future episodes we'll be chatting with various curriculum providers about their unique offerings and approaches, as well as homeschool veterans and everyday homeschoolers just like you! All this to extract useful, interesting and inspirational content for you on your homeschool journey.