Welcome to the HEdNI website.

This is your window to the wealth of information, fun, and support available from the network of home educating families in Northern Ireland.

HEdNI is an inclusive group, welcoming those of all backgrounds, religious beliefs, races and cultures. We do not promote any one method of home-educating; rather we support the right of all families to choose for themselves what suits them best.

Latest News

Oxford Island - Kinnego Bushcraft Centre

Some home educating families visited the Bushcraft Centre in Oxford Island this afternoon.  Greg was very accommodating to the group inspiring their imaginations and showing the children an array of reptiles. Favourites included a corn snake which they got to hold, a tarantula and beautiful terrapins!  After seeing the reptiles the group went through the woods while Greg gave a talk on survival.  The group went on to build a survival shelter and ate some tasty rosehip apple chew...

Riverwatch Aquarium visit

*pictures of a fish dissesction in this post*  A great time was had by all who came along to Riverwatch on the Foyal yesterday!  As there was such a huge response to the meet-up we were split into two groups both of whom were party to a talk on rainbow trout, why they are non-native here and what can and is being done to combat the fact that thousands have made it into our rivers following the terrible flood a few months ago in the region.  Allan, the Education Officer, then...