Freerange Education is...
for SDE families with children aged 5-18
Freerange is an open learning space for self-directed education. Freerange is a part of a global network called Agile Learning Centers. Agile Learning Centers are on a mission to restore the joy of learning with a surprisingly effective educational approach: intentional culture supporting self-directed learning reinforced by agile management tools.
for working parents who…
…are looking for a child centered approach or a space in which their children can self directed their learning journey. We provide the space while you fulfill your work obligation.
guided by principles of Wellbeing
The 8 ways to wellbeing: Nature, Relaxation, Recreation, Nutrition, Exercise, Giving Back & Spirituality. We all need a balanced amount of each to make ourselves healthier and happier.
a learner-centred team effort
We aim to nurture natural curiosity and cultivate a lifelong love for learning. We recognise each young person as an individual, and strive to support their unique path of self-discovery.
Be Smart. Be Informed.
Ten people in the same space will all experience something different. Our perceptions and interpretations are unique. This week I asked the team to each give me a few lines of reflection and/or feedback. I find it so inspiring to see the different points of view, experiences and insight. This is what they wrote. Nokwanda Read more about Perceptions and interpretations[…]
Watching your child’s brain develop is one of the most rewarding things any human being will ever experience. It may seem obvious, but all learning takes place inside the brain. What we are concerned with now is the different types of learning, ranging from simple repetitive skills to complex thinking, driven by natural curiosity. Different Read more about How do we learn?[…]
As a visitor to Freerange Education and an observer of the ALC method, in view of starting our own ALC back in West Rand, Johannesburg, I felt excited to share my first (and lasting) impressions that I got from this wonderful space. My name is Deirdre’ Fanner and I brought my two young sons with Read more about Unconditional Education[…]
I finished my last blog post with these questions: But, what of the children? Do they know how uniquely special they are? Do they know that the most complex thinking machine in the knowable universe is theirs to nurture and develop with a thousand ‘Whys’? I have long known the answers to them, but the Read more about More questions…[…]