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

Oh no they didn’t!

Home educating families had a wonderous time at several pantos over the Xmas holidays. We came in our hundreds to see Penguins in the Lyric Theatre, A Christmas Carol in The Mac and Beauty and the Beast in The Grand Opera House. Seasonal outings we will look forward to repeating in 2020!

Extra Library Books for Home Educators from January 2020

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We are happy to announce that from January the 6th 2020 home educated children can apply for a home education entitlement card. This new card will allow them to borrow more books than the standard - 15 books for three weeks rather than the usual 9. We know how welcome this will be to families all over Northern Ireland!  A note on privacy: We have discussed concerns that families have over their personal data and any hint of a register with Libraries NI, and we are confident that this is a...