Home schooling: tutors step into the breach

Parents make a plan as formal education remains in limbo

24 January 2021 - 00:00 By prega govender

It was the last straw for Mia Geringer when her five-year-old daughter’s school shut its doors during the lockdown last year.

Like many parents, the Pretoria actuary was too busy to help her children with schoolwork — so she turned an outside room into a classroom and employed a qualified full-time teacher to teach Ella and her three-year-old brother, Finn...

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