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

Ice Skating Lessons

Some of our children are in the midst of six week ice skating lessons over the summer with Podium Ice Skating at Dundonald Ice Bowl.      Edward and his wife Anastasiia have been fantastic coaches encouraging our beginners to take to the ice with great success! 

Personal Response from Sarah Dickinson to the Consultation

"I support the adoption of these guidelines because I believe they will encourage good practice in the EA and enable parents to insist on fair treatment.   The process for addressing concerns is the most important part of the guidance for parents, it is essential that it is clear and legally accurate, and that EA staff are properly trained in its implementation. However, I am very concerned by the number of references to the UNCRC and the ECHR which are sprinkled throughout this...