May 12, 2017

Research on Home ed and Library Programs

Dear Homeschooling parents My name is Sharee Cordes from the School of Science and Engineering, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) where I am currently studying for the Master of Information Science (Library and Information Practice). I am undertaking a research […]
May 11, 2017

Home Ed Winter Readathon

The Home Ed Winter Readathon is an annual readathon for home ed students and parents raising funds for aid agency TEAR Australia ( and is in its tenth year in 2017, having raised over $20,000 in the last nine. Registrations […]
April 4, 2017

Cold Process Soap-making Workshops

I would like to introduce my business…..Earthwise Craft….Cold Process, Palm Oil Free, Natural and Vegan Soap Making Workshops. I have been teaching around the Dandenong Ranges and eastern suburbs of Melbourne in Community Houses, for the last five years. In […]
March 5, 2017

Testimonial from Gold Prospecting Adventures

I first had dealings with  the Home Education Network when Belinda Cowie booked a gold prospecting tour. This tour gave the students a hands on experience with gold panning, metal detecting and fossicking activities. The morning was a huge success and […]
February 20, 2017

Kryal Castle Testimonial

Following our hugely successful Medieval Camp last year, Kryal Castle had this to say:  
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 16, 2017

2017 program subscriptions

2017 subscriptions now available for Mathletics $37 and Into Science $36 each (members only) Rosetta Stone deal to be confirmed, depending on numbers. $60 per sub. If interested email
December 30, 2016

Rosetta Stone Subscriptions 2017

Member only 2017 price is $60 This price is based on HEN purchasing a minimum number of licenses. We will only proceed if there is enough interest. To reserve a place, email The programme is designed to teach languages via computer […]
November 14, 2016

Readathon Wrap-up

Huge thanks to everyone who participated in The Home Ed Winter Readathon 2016, it was great show of support from the home ed community. 24 participants from Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales and Western Australia collectively read 2,284 items over […]
October 10, 2016

Distance Ed Materials

For the past 10 years, registered home educators have been able to purchase distance education materials from DECV is they wished to do so. The following notice now appears on their site: Please note: From 2017 onwards, Distance Education Centre […]