March 22, 2018

VHEAC Communique Feb 2018

March 20, 2018

So, you’ve been selected for review

Don’t stress, we’re here to help Because of our work over the past year, HEN advises that reviews are not expected to be stressful, onerous or intimidating. The home educators on VHEAC have prepared sample review materials below. HEN will […]
March 20, 2018

But what about Friends? What about Socialisation?

By Pavlina McMaster Whenever we tell people that we home educate our children, they almost invariably ask, “But what about socialisation?”. What they usually mean to ask is, “But how will they learn to be social?”. There is a difference, […]
March 19, 2018

A message about the Home Ed Winter Readathon

After ten successful years, I want to let everyone know that the readathon won’t be happening in 2018, due to my increased study commitments. I haven’t as yet made a decision about 2019 and beyond. Thank you to everyone, including […]
February 27, 2018

What is this home ed thing anyway?

By Cynthia McStephen If you are new to the whole idea of DIY education, you may be wondering what this home education stuff is all about. Of course, life varies wildly between different families anyway. So, by extension, home education, […]
February 26, 2018

Monash Cert III in Active Volunteering

Certificate III in Active Volunteering course The course will be commencing in February 2018. Come and experience University life with a one day a week Certificate III in Active Volunteering located at Monash University in Clayton. This qualification is specifically […]
February 23, 2018

Home ed Orchestra

February 23, 2018

2017 Registration Figures Released – Vic

VRQA registration figures are released for June and Dec each year. The Dec 2017 figures are now available here The graph has been produced by HEN using figures from VRQA information sheets (Dec) and annual reports (June).  
February 22, 2018

Australian Children’s Choir Auditions

Several home ed families take part in this choir. Why not join them? Auditions open now.
February 18, 2018

Capturing Natural Learning as it Happens

By Gnat Atherden My father recently asked me to describe how my children learn. I hate getting caught up in validating natural learning by comparing it to formal learning, so I ended up telling him that ‘lessons for us never […]