August 14, 2021

Exploring Options for the Languages KLA

Parents considering their options for the Languages key learning area (KLA) are often concerned that they will not be able to meet the requirements. Fortunately, there […]
July 26, 2021

Non-year 12 entry to university: an example

Non-year 12 entry to university: an example Home educated students have successfully applied to universities all around the country using non-year 12 pathways. In Victoria, high […]
March 28, 2021

VHEAC Communique Feb 2021

March 8, 2021

Home education for the child in crisis

Content warning: this article talks about children in severe states of mental distress and issues related to that. People choose home education for many different reasons. […]
February 16, 2021

When your friends and family are unsupportive

You may have come to home education happily and willingly, or it may be that home ed is your last resort after persevering with mainstream school […]
February 15, 2021

A Home Education Vocabulary

  “What’s the difference between homeschooling and unschooling?” and “What is deschooling?’ are among the most commonly asked questions in Facebook groups. Homeschooling is generally used […]
January 30, 2021

Should I use an All-in-One Curriculum Bundle?

Kirsty James Grade based curriculum packages offer a level of security which feels reassuring, but they have some significant drawbacks.The majority of these products are either […]
January 18, 2021

Record keeping for home education

By Kirsty James   One common concern for new home educators in Victoria is how to keep records. This tends to stem from the question how […]
January 5, 2021

Starting a Law Club for home ed teens

If your teen is interested in legal studies, why not start your own law club? Parents, or teens themselves, can organise groups, or even single activities, […]