News

November 13, 2018

Skills First Submission

Home educated students are effectively locked out of VET funding at the moment and HEN is trying to get this changed. Our submission is below. An explanation of acronyms is provided below the submission for younger families. Acronyms and terms: […]
October 26, 2018

Competitions

Home Educated students can choose to enter a variety of competitions throughout the year. Please have a look at the various competitions and contact the competition coordinator for further information as required. competitions@home-ed.vic.edu.au   Australian Geography competition  (direct entry here) […]
October 1, 2018

Tech School Workshop Opportunities for Teens

By Miriam Mollema The Victorian government has recently opened various new Tech Schools. Recently, I met with the Executive Director (Marc) and Director (Skylie) of two of the new Tech Schools; the one in the shires of Banyule-Nillumbik and one […]
August 13, 2018

School Sport Victoria

Victorian home educated students can access the inter-school and interstate programs with School Sport Victoria by providing a copy of their VRQA registration letter to SSV.  Families are responsible for the costs involved. Home schooled students can access: 1. SSV Swimming, Cross […]
June 27, 2018

Drama Class -Docklands

Drama Classes with Gnat Atherden Cost $12.50 pp Family discount: 2nd child $10, 6th child $5. Contact Gnat on 0428584792 or via kolakgnat@gmail.com The venue is The Hub 80 Harbour Esplenade Docklands Teens Group (12+) Now running at Docklands on […]
March 6, 2018

Monthly HEN social meet-ups and parents’ nights

To help people better make connections in their local area, we are looking for volunteers to run one-off social events and/or parent nights.  We would like these events to run throughout the state, so that every HEN member will be […]
February 23, 2018

Home ed Orchestra

February 22, 2018

Australian Children’s Choir Auditions

Several home ed families take part in this choir. Why not join them? Auditions open now.
January 30, 2018

Distance Ed Materials

DET has licensed HEN to distribute the 2015 Distance Education course to Victorian home educators for FREE. The materials form a comprehensive curriculum for any home educator. New families will find them especially useful, as will anyone looking for a […]
January 3, 2018

The effectiveness of HEN

HEN has a long and proud history of standing up for home educators’ rights in Victoria. Documents obtained under Freedom of Information during our regulations campaign confirm HEN’s continued advocacy has been very effective in keeping legal requirements reasonable over the years. Amongst […]