The Bahamas Homeschool Association (BHA) is an incorporated non-profit organization made up of homeschooling families in The Bahamas. The BHA is a volunteer led organization whose goal is to encourage and support families that are schooling at home.
Steps to beginning homeschooling will vary depending on who you ask and where you live, but generally, the following steps will help you on your way:
Remember that once you have created a plan and set goals, they are not set in stone. Homeschooling gives you the flexibility to change your teaching methods, the material you use and your schedule if they don’t work for your family.
Know what your government says about homeschooling: visit the Ministry of Education’s website for more information at: https://www.ministryofeducationbahamas.com/copy-of-freedom-of-information (select the “More” tab, then select the ‘Homeschool Unit’ tab).
Tailoring your child’s education to meet their needs, having the flexibility to homeschool anywhere, anytime and at your speed and deepening family relationships are just some of the benefits of homeschooling. However, it is important to do your research before determining if homeschooling is the right decision for your family.
Membership with The BHA allows you to: