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. HEN surveys the home education community to help shape our future work. HEN works […]
By Sue Wight As you move into the home education world, you’ll have people ask what type of home educator you are. There will be those who make the question sound like some kind of test. Feel free to ignore […]
Are you a Victorian home educator up for review this year? A video of the VRQA reviews information session is available from the VRQA website. Don’t stress, we’re here to help The HEN team has put in a lot of […]
A film for ANZAC Day from the children of V-B, France, to Australia with love: “Do not forget Australia” What would French school children know about Australia? Quite a lot actually! In a small town in France, a class on nine […]
By Pavlina McMaster Whenever we tell people that we home educate our children, they almost invariably ask, “But what about socialisation?”. What they usually mean to ask is, “But how will they learn to be social?”. There is a difference, […]
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 […]
By Cynthia McStephen If you are new to the whole idea of DIY education, you may be wondering what this home education stuff is all about. Of course, life varies wildly between different families anyway. So, by extension, home education, […]
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).