May 1, 2018

Guide to Reviews

Are you a Victorian home educator up for review this year? The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) is the government department that regulates home education by processing registrations and performing reviews. First, watch the VRQA videos on reviews and […]
April 23, 2018

To Australia with love: “Do not forget Australia”

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 […]
March 22, 2018

VHEAC Communique Feb 2018

March 20, 2018

But what about Friends? What about Socialisation?

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, […]
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 27, 2018

What is this home ed thing anyway?

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, […]
February 23, 2018

Home ed Orchestra

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 30, 2018

Media Roundup

2022 Home schooling reaches record high in South Australia as families respond to COVID-19 disruptions – by Rebecca Puddy, ABC News, February 14 Transition to homeschooling – Interview with Kirsty J, Jonathon Kendall, ABC Radio Mornings, February 3 2021 Sport […]
January 30, 2018

Virtual School Victoria (Distance Education) Materials

DET has licensed HEN to distribute the 2015 Virtual School Victoria (formerly known as Distance Education Centre Victoria (DECV)) course to Victorian home educators for FREE. Please note that these materials refer to DECV, which is the former name of […]