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June 18, 2018

Esperanto: Peace, Love and an Easy Language

By Cynthia McStephen What do you get when you cross a multi-language-based vocabulary with an entirely regular grammatical structure, and throw in a dash of peace, love and the whole brotherhood of man bit? Esperanto, actually. The world’s most widely […]
June 10, 2018

The Paradox: Home ed and VET funding

When Victorian home ed teenagers transition to full-time TAFE, they de-register from home education and enrol under the same funding arrangements as any other student. Many of our students do this and 48 TAFE courses becoming free in 2019 will help […]
May 28, 2018

Home educating your teenager – you can do it!

By Faye Coker Can it be done? Yes! Parents often feel pressure from those around them to put their children into school for the high school years. ‘What about university?’ is one of the most frequently asked questions of home […]
May 18, 2018

VHEAC Communique April 2018

An overview of the latest VHEAC meeting discussions.
May 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 […]
May 17, 2018

The Teen Scene

By Kirsty James Our family always joked about “those poor home-schooled kids with no friends”, as we drove from one playdate to another, but slowly as the kids got older our social circle decreased. We made new friends, but we had to […]
May 11, 2018

Learning plan guidance

This information applies to Victoria, for interstate legal information, visit our Legal page Registration Victorian Home educators are required to register with: Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) Ph: 03 9637 2806 Email: home.schooling@edumail.vic.gov.au To register, complete and lodge the Application […]
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. […]