Articles

October 14, 2017

Learning by Immersion

By Sue Wight We all learnt to speak via the immersion method. Babies become aware of vocal patterns and connect them with visual cues from facial expressions and body language and are on their way to cracking the code of […]
October 13, 2017

Certificate III in Clothing & Textile Production

October 2, 2017

2nd VHEAC Communique

September 28, 2017

Regulations Roadshow

A Regulations Roadshow will run over late October-November to explain the expectations of Learning Plans and Reviews. This is a combined information session series by the VRQA and VHEAC. Sessions planned are as follows: Melbourne metro Friday 20 Oct 2.30pm – Malvern […]
September 12, 2017

VHEAC Communique Aug 2017

September 2, 2017

Work Experience

Home ed kids can undertake work experience – in Victoria you or your parent just need to approach an employer and set it up with them. In other states, your homeschool inspector, moderator or authorised person may be able to […]
August 31, 2017

VHEAC Election

The Victorian Home Education Advisory Committee will provide guidance, information and feedback to DET and the VRQA on the operation of the new Regulations. This advice will be used by DET and the VRQA to inform the development and implementation […]
August 23, 2017

Regulations campaign wrapup

HEN has a long and proud history of standing up for home educators rights. With new Education Regulations developed, HEN’s lobbying resulted in a disallowance motion being put in the Legislative Council on 23/8. Unfortunately, the vote was 20:20 so the motion […]
August 21, 2017

The dangers of principal approval

Anonymous I’m extremely concerned that a parent may have to apply for permission to withdraw their child to home school, leaving them in school for up to 28 days unless the principal agrees it’s in the child’s best interest not […]
August 20, 2017

If the disallowance succeeds

This is what the regulations would look like with a successful disallowance motion: