The SeeThrough Insider
Why we chose to home school our children We were nervous but excited and ready to take him out of school. We told his teacher and it was very moving and comforting when she said, ‘Well done’ and ‘What a wonderful decision you have made’.
Why an all-girls education should be more accessible. If the benefits of all-girl schooling are so plentiful, should the education system not seek to make this stream more accessible? This is not to say that empowerment and a rounded education cannot be found at a co-educational school, merely that the choice for an all-girl schooling should ideally be more readily available and not necessarily reliant on financial privilege.
Private schooling: value outside the classroom. Was it life-changing? Not quite, but some ten years later I still hold fond memories and a special feeling of nostalgia for that part of the country. I’m not naive, single sex private schools are not without their faults. But this program is a great example to the question “what do you really get for all those school fees anyway?”