Legal

March 22, 2018

VHEAC Communique Feb 2018

February 23, 2018

2017 Registration Figures Released – Vic

VRQA registration figures are released for June and Dec each year. The Dec 2017 figures are now available here The graph has been produced by HEN using figures from VRQA information sheets (Dec) and annual reports (June).  
February 16, 2018

School attendance during the approval period

Victorian law requires children to attend school OR be registered for home education. While awaiting registration approval, school attendance is required. However, there is provision for non-attendance set out under section 2.1.3 of The Education and Training Reform Act (details […]
January 10, 2018

Guide to Home Education in Victoria

The updated Guide to Home Education in Victoria is now available in Word of PDF.
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 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 […]