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August 19, 2019

Research Project – Education Experiences for Autistic Kids

HEN member and researcher, Rebecca English is involved in a research project on the educational experiences of kids who have a diagnosis (or suspicion) of ASD. Rebecca’s section of the research will focus on experiences within the home education community […]
July 30, 2019

Natural Socialisation

The greatest benefit of home education By Lyn Saint So what about socialisation…how will your kids learn to fit into the real world! The question is so simple and yet the answer so complex. Any one us that has been […]
July 29, 2019

The Effectiveness of Home Education

By Sue Wight Whether we home educate from the start or as a result of school problems, we observe our kids learning firsthand. Most of the time, that’s all the evidence we need. But many of us have occasional doubts […]
July 15, 2019

VHEAC Communique June 2019

Also available in Word format
June 18, 2019

The Big Home Ed Survey

We invite home educators from all over Australia to participate in our 2019 Home Education Survey. The Home Education Network (HEN) seeks to inspire, inform and support home educators. We also advocate politically and represent home education in the media […]
June 4, 2019

Dinner Conversation

By Sue Wight If there’s one aspect of informal learning in home education that stands out above all others, in common with infant and adult informal learning, it’s conversation. On the face of it much of this is social, everyday […]
May 21, 2019

Just dribbling along

By Cynthia McStephen “Hello there from Radio Home Ed Land, where there are a million different reasons and styles for every million home-edders. Today the topic is ‘Why we do what we do’ and sitting opposite me in the studio […]
May 20, 2019

A Permaculture Education

By Jackie Crosby Permaculture is about design, observing nature and working with nature. When we built our home, we faced it North (Southern hemisphere), learnt about various building mediums and settled on recycled double brick for the heat transfer. We looked […]
May 20, 2019

VHEAC Communique April 2019

May 13, 2019

A Teacher’s Perspective

By Matthew Panopoulos, M.Ed. (research) As a NSW music teacher of almost six years, I frequently work with hundreds of students in three main roles: primary classroom, secondary classroom, and private tuition. If you asked me which one I enjoy […]