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Is Homeschooling or Online Education a good idea?

Many parents, in the present times, are seeking out alternative education options. The number of students who are home schooled is showing a constant rise.

In most cases, the terms homeschooling and online schooling are used interchangeably. However, there are striking differences between the two modes of education. In the case of homeschooling, the parent is the teacher. He is usually in charge of finding the curriculum. On the other hand, an online school supplies the teachers and curriculum. Parents can intervene in their child’s education as well. It completely depends on them as to how much time they want to devote. Parental intervention is not a must in the latter.

At the time of choosing between homeschooling and online school, one needs to take many factors into consideration. These include the unique needs and circumstances of the child. There are certain very clear benefits to attending an online school, from an overall perspective. After all, it reduces a lot of load on the parents.

What are the basic differences between homeschooling and online education?


Wey Education plc (LON:WEY) is the AIM listed holding company of an educational group providing services online worldwide. The Group’s main operating divisions are InterHigh, Wey ecademy and Academy21.

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