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March 19, 2019

Supporting friends and family who home educate

So, a loved one has told you they’re going to home educate their children. DON’T PANIC! It’s really okay. You will be fine! These parents have thought long and hard about their decision. There’s a load of information and research […]
March 7, 2019

Home Ed Registration Numbers 2018

Glenda Jackson has compiled a rundown on registration figures for 2018 around Australia.
March 7, 2019

Home Education Outcomes

The following information is available about the academic outcomes of home education in Australia NSW BOSTES study on NSW NAPLAN, Year 10 and Year 12 results students being home educated plus those previously home educated Vic Department of Education and Training […]
March 5, 2019

Chemistry @ Home

By Kathleen Humble There is quite a difference between the way I thought I would teach chemistry and the way my son, Canary, prefers to learn. Canary is very visual-spatial in his thinking. He absorbs knowledge when he can see […]
February 14, 2019

Other Ways to Uni and Careers

Home ed students have a wide choice of pathways to university and careers. They can tackle university courses whenever they are ready – anywhere between age 13 and 100. Career pathways and destinations can be almost as individual as home […]
February 7, 2019

Competitions open to Home Educators 2019

Competitions 2019 A list of some of the competitions that are open to home educators.
January 28, 2019

A fable for School People

Once upon a time, the animals decided that they must do something heroic to meet the problems of a “New World” so they organised a school. They adopted an activity curriculum consisting of running, climbing, swimming and flying. To make […]
December 18, 2018

Community Engagement

By Kirsty James My 16-year-old son is passionate about woodturning, and is a member of the local Guild. Two years ago, he barely knew that woodturning existed, but thanks to various kind and helpful people in our local community, he […]
December 11, 2018

Budding Writers

By Sue Wight Story writing can be encouraged from a very early age. When your children are drawing, you could ask them to tell you the story of what is happening in the picture and write that down.  If your […]
December 6, 2018

Registration for 2019

New registrations are being taken now for 2019. Processing times are good and you can apply this month or early January with an expectation of your registration being processed in time for the start of the school year. This includes: […]