Curriculum areas

December 24, 2019

Sharing the Joy of Reading

By Sue Wight Like Fanny Price, I have to admit to being an unabashed novel reader. A good novel is a type of madness for me, and I sometimes become so emotionally involved that wrenching myself away can be devastating. […]
December 10, 2019

Fun with Art History

By Catherine Durant Art appreciation is a topic we love to explore in our house. Alannah (10), Max (8) and Eloise (3) always enjoy delving into the life of an artist. I have been amazed at how much the kids […]
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 […]
March 5, 2019

Chemistry @ Home

By Kathleen Humble There is quite a difference between the way I thought I would teach chemistry and the way my son, Canary, prefers to learn. Canary is very visual-spatial in his thinking. He absorbs knowledge when he can see […]
February 7, 2019

Competitions open to Home Educators 2019

Competitions 2019 A list of some of the competitions that are open to home educators.
December 18, 2018

Community Engagement

By Kirsty James My 16-year-old son is passionate about woodturning, and is a member of the local Guild. Two years ago, he barely knew that woodturning existed, but thanks to various kind and helpful people in our local community, he […]
December 11, 2018

Budding Writers

By Sue Wight Story writing can be encouraged from a very early age. When your children are drawing, you could ask them to tell you the story of what is happening in the picture and write that down.  If your […]
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) […]
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 […]
July 16, 2018

Beyond Home

Home Ed Activities Around Victoria By Faye Cee Home education doesn’t mean all learning happens in the home: the world really is your classroom! Victoria offers many free and low cost activities. You can plan your activities as a family […]