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October 8, 2019

Home ed Registration for 2020

Continuing Registrations Renewals are due by 30 November. The VRQA sent out courtesy email reminders in the week of 7 Oct to all registered home educators. You can renew using the link in that email. If you don’t receive the […]
October 2, 2019

Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre

Victorian home educators can now access free physical and digital language resources through the Department of Education and Training’s languages library – Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre (LMERC). They have resources from early years through to senior. Interested families […]
September 24, 2019

‘You home educate your kids? Now, that’s a big job!’

By Cynthia McStephen Excuse me, I just have to crawl into a hole for a while before I can tackle this subject. I’m sure you won’t mind. It’s the weight, you see. It’s the sheer effort of dragging around the […]
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
July 8, 2019

Confessions of an Unschooling Cheerleader

By Marshall Cowley When my wife Brooke and I first met she was raising her four children as a solo Mum and had been homeschooling for the better part of a decade. My first impression of Brooke’s children was of […]
July 2, 2019

“What Did You Do Today?” “Nothing, Really.”

By Brooke Cowley When I started home education (fifteen years ago) I used to dread being asked the *S Question*. You know, “How will your kids learn to socialise if they don’t get to go to school?” I dreaded it […]
June 18, 2019

The Big Home Ed Survey

This year’s survey has now closed. Results available shortly The Home Education Network (HEN) seeks to inspire, inform and support home educators. We also advocate politically and represent home education in the media when required. While we operate mainly in […]