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January 10, 2018

Guide to Home Education in Victoria

The updated Guide to Home Education in Victoria is now available
January 8, 2018

No, you don’t have to use KeptMe

Using the KeptMe app is NOT a requirement under the new regulations. You can keep home educating the same way you always have. Some form of record-keeping is advisable, but you can choose what form that takes. It could be […]
January 2, 2018

2018 is looking good

As we enter a new year, our feeling is very positive. As you know, HEN fought hard against the regulations which took effect today, so you may find it a little odd that we are now positive about the future.  Much […]
December 11, 2017

Learning plan guidance

From 1 Jan 2018, new registrations will require the submission of a basic learning plan per child for the first 12 months. Note learning plans are not required for children who are already registered (or who are registered by 31 […]
December 1, 2017

VHEAC Communique Nov 2017

November 26, 2017

Fulfilling the 8 Key Learning Areas

By Bekah Carman In Victoria we are required to provide “regular and efficient instruction that taken as a whole, substantially addresses the [8 key] learning areas”.  I recently released a post that discussed the value of looking at the Victorian […]
November 20, 2017

Regulations: The Big Picture

By Sue Wight We started the year campaigning against the new regulations, and we end the year explaining them. While this might seem incongruous, what has happened in the meantime is a testament to our success: we campaigned strongly, we’ve […]
November 20, 2017

The New Requirements

By Sue Wight What do the new Vic regulations mean for you? If you are already registered Learning Plans & Exemptions: Are not required for registered children. If you have an additional child to register, see New Registrations below. Ongoing […]
November 20, 2017

Regulations: Related Issues

By Sue Wight What about the 28 days? One of HEN’s major objections to the new regulations centred around the potential risk to bullied and unwell children by the requirement to attend school in the application period. While no change […]
November 13, 2017

Should you look at the Victorian Curriculum?

By Bekah Carman In Victoria we are required to provide “regular and efficient instruction that taken as a whole, substantially addresses the [8 key] learning areas”.  These learning areas, which we call the KLAs, are English, Maths, Science, Technology, Languages […]