Articles

May 10, 2018

Winter Read-a-thon 2018

  The Home Ed Winter Readathon is an annual readathon for home ed students and parents raising funds for aid agency TEAR Australia (tear.org.au) and is in its eleventh year in 2018, having raised over $20,000 in the last ten. […]
May 10, 2018

Expressions of Interest

Clickview has thousands of educational videos mapped to the Australian Curriculum and also offers the ability to harvest new programs from 18 Australian TV channels. You select videos and add them to your dashboard to watch at will – without ads. You can […]
May 10, 2018

Vic Home Ed Survey 2018

The Home Education Network (HEN) seeks to inspire, inform and support home educators. We also advocate politically and represent home education in the media when required. We invite Victorian home educators (past and present) to participate in our 2018 survey. […]
May 6, 2018

Do Your Own Thing

By Sue Wight As you move into the home education world, you’ll have people ask what type of home educator you are. There will be those who make the question sound like some kind of test. Feel free to ignore […]
May 1, 2018

Guide to Reviews

Are you a Victorian home educator up for review this year? A video of the VRQA reviews information session is available from the VRQA website. Don’t stress, we’re here to help Because of our work over the past year, HEN […]
April 23, 2018

To Australia with love: “Do not forget Australia”

A film for ANZAC Day from the children of V-B, France, to Australia with love: “Do not forget Australia” What would French school children know about Australia? Quite a lot actually! In a small town in France, a class on nine […]
March 22, 2018

VHEAC Communique Feb 2018

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 6, 2018

Monthly HEN social meet-ups and parents’ nights

To help people better make connections in their local area, we are looking for volunteers to run one-off social events and/or parent nights.  We would like these events to run throughout the state, so that every HEN member will be […]
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, […]