Articles

February 7, 2017

Memes Wanted

Got a great meme that promotes home ed? Send it in to coordinator@home-ed.vic.edu.au
February 5, 2017

Should a child be unsafe for 28 days?

By Bekah Carman One of the main reasons parents choose to home educate is as a last resort. They have their children in school and everything is fine – but then something happens, maybe it’s just one time or maybe […]
February 4, 2017

Alumni Video Project

We are gathering short videos (30-60 seconds) of alumni. Below is a link to a Google Drive folder where people can upload their videos. Please share this link around. The videos will be edited and collated and used on a […]
February 2, 2017

Literacy Planet Subscriptions

Last chance to sign up for Literacy Planet for Term 1 Member price is $18 per child. Sign up from the Welcome page in our Member Menu. Offer closes 8 Feb
January 1, 2017

Home ed Alumni

Where are they now? Australia’s first generation of home educated students are now adults and we’d like to check in with them and form an overall picture of what home ed kids do when they grow up. This information will […]
December 30, 2016

Rosetta Stone Subscriptions 2018

Member only 2018 price is $60 Now available in our shop – the public price is $80, login to get the member rate. If the member rate does not appear, your membership has lapsed, renew under Account Details in the Member Menu.  […]
December 28, 2016

Regulations Media Attention

29/8/2017 Vic home-schooling move could have tech ramifications by Sam Varghese, iTWire 24/8/2017 Jono from ABC Drive spoke to Sue Wight on the regulations and what they mean for home educators 23/8/2017 Homeschoolers Suffered Set Back Today ABC News  (segment starts at […]
December 22, 2016

Why home educators have cause for concern

By Sue Wight The Draft Education Regulations Home educators have good reason for concern. In brief the changes proposed are: All new home educators to submit a plan for approval. Children to remain in school until/unless approval has been given. […]
December 21, 2016

Draft Education Regulations Released

The Victorian Department of Education today released the Draft Education Regulations. These are the relevant links – Draft Regulations (pages 30-33 cover home education) The Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) (home education is on pages 21-44 but the pp 6-20 are also relevant) Department […]
December 12, 2016

Missing the Milestones

By Susan Wight Towards the end of the year, I often catch up with old friends. Getting together always emphasises just how different our lives now are. They talk of meetings, workloads, changing policies, best-practice and so on.  Their end-of-year […]