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Government of India states that there is nothing illegal about homeschooling

22 Jul

There have been concerns amongst homeschoolers about the RTE Act makeing homeschooling illegal. An affidavit filed by the Government of India on July 18, 2012 in response to a writ petition (No 8870 of 2011) filed by Ms Shreya Sahay & others in Delhi High Court comes as a welcome relief. The petitioners of this […]

What’s in a name?

11 Jun

As various homeschoolers interacted with each other, in person or on social networks, a need was felt to create an association which would not only act as a support system but also become the collective voice of homeschoolers in India. Considering the fact that the world seems to be more inclined towards a standardised way […]

Is homeschooling illegal?

9 Jun

The introduction of Right to Education (RTE) and its provisions seems to have disturbed the peace and tranquillity of the growing Indian homeschooling community. A lot of homeschoolers are worried about the legality of their choice after the introduction of RTE though in reality RTE does not seem to be making homeschooling illegal. The catch […]

Real Faltu University

9 Jun

Most people curious about homeschooling often ask about post-school options. They seem to suggest that it can be considered ok to not send a child to school but then what after the schooling years? The funny part is that the same query holds true even for those who have gone to school. After school – […]