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Old 19.09.2019, 10:50
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Re: Homeschooling is banned in CH...[not really, it depends on Canton]

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Today homeschooling has become an industry of sorts. The more I hear about it, the more impressed I am. Social inclusion is a huge part of it with groups of kids taught and the teaching shared between parents depending on specialisms/training of parents. Science lab days are booked-in, as are history, cultural, geography field trips. Professionals are brought in to instruct kids in real life settings. UK kids are often homeschooled until exam years and enroll GCSE Year 11 or go straight to 6th Form.

Home schooling clubs are incredibly well-organised and work out very much like a small class setting which enables parents to have a bespoke education teaching to their child's strengths and confidence.
I guess it's not set up here in CH to that degree yet, though, which is why it's probably so restricted (yes, I can see the vicious circle of "there's no infrastructure in place because there is not much uptake for homeschooling, therefore due to low numbers we don't need to implement an infrastructure...").

Also, I'm not sure how popular it is with the Swiss population anyway so maybe that's also why it's not so advanced as it is in the UK, as well as I can imagine the authorities here taking a dim view if kids are home-schooled in a variety of non-Swiss languages, even if the longer term plan is to stick around.

Just trying to see it from a Swiss perspective.
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