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May 25, 2020

What can we do?

Here’s what you can currently do: Victoria Everyone Continue to comply with over-arching requirements:  Practice good hand hygiene Stay home if anyone in the family is unwell Adults must remain 1.5 metres from people you don’t live with. Indoor events […]
May 24, 2020

Can Home Ed Groups Resume?

With schools returning, many home educators are beginning to ask whether they can resume their normal home ed meetups. No, home ed groups are not schools and cannot resume if their numbers and venue exceed the current limits.  However, you […]
May 24, 2020

Information Sessions

Workshops on Victorian Reviews (free to members) Click on relevant session to book:   ​   Past sessions:     
April 28, 2020

Welcome Home

By Sue Wight We are standing at a unique moment in history Globally, an astonishing 1.4 billion children have come home for their education — something unthinkable a few months ago. While some concerns have been raised that children could […]
March 15, 2020

Social Distancing

UPDATE: 31/3/2020 All in-person groups and events MUST cease until the social distancing laws permit them.  March 15: In the current climate, HEN strongly recommends the suspension of all gatherings. While children seem less susceptible to Coronavirus than adults, home […]
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 […]
May 13, 2019

A Teacher’s Perspective

By Matthew Panopoulos, M.Ed. (research) As a NSW music teacher of almost six years, I frequently work with hundreds of students in three main roles: primary classroom, secondary classroom, and private tuition. If you asked me which one I enjoy […]
February 14, 2019

Other Ways to Uni and Careers

Home ed students have a wide choice of pathways to university and careers. They can tackle university courses whenever they are ready – anywhere between age 13 and 100. Career pathways and destinations can be almost as individual as home […]
February 7, 2019

Competitions open to Home Educators 2020

Competitions 2020 A list of some of the competitions that are open to home educators.
November 13, 2018

Skills First Submission

Home educated students are effectively locked out of VET funding at the moment and HEN is trying to get this changed. Our submission is below. An explanation of acronyms is provided below the submission for younger families. Acronyms and terms: […]