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Not Back To School In September

An Creagan
2 years 12 weeks ago
All sorts of fun and inspiring plans are afoot for Not Back to School Week this September... Not Back To School Week is a fun way for home educating families to reconnect with each other after a...

Baffling Evidence to the Education Committee

Assembly
2 years 16 weeks ago
Today, in evidence to the Education Committee, the Education Authority representative stated several times that the Draft Policy ONLY applies to children previously registered with a school. Further...

Draft HEdNI Response to Welsh Draft Non-Statutory Guidelines

Welsh Consultation
2 years 17 weeks ago
The Draft Non-Statutory Guidance for Wales is currently under consultation, closing on July 3rd.   We encourage home educators in Northern Ireland to respond - we were touched by the support and...

UTV segment on home education in Northern Ireland

2 years 25 weeks ago
The video can be viewed here:http://u.tv From the UTV article linked above: Deciding to home educate a child is legal and anyone can do it. No particular syllabus or curriculum must be followed. The...

And hello to the five Regions!

Playdough Monster
2 years 29 weeks ago
In answer to our questions yesterday about what the disolving of Northern Ireland's Education Administration would mean... what the future would hold and who would direct the future... "the most...

Farewell to the Five Boards

Bye Bye
2 years 29 weeks ago
The five Education and Library Boards we have come to know, will evaporate like Cinderella’s finery at midnight tonight.  What this means for home educating families is not yet clear. We can...

Home Educated Gymnast Wins Tony Byrne Cup 2015

2 years 30 weeks ago
Home Educated gymnast, Chiara Rivers of Abbey Gymnastics in Belfast, won the Tony Byrne Cup for the highest execution score on bars over all levels on 8th March 2015. Her achievement was even more...

Film by Home Educated Teens Nominated for Into Film Award

Stalker
2 years 31 weeks ago
We are proud to announce that Christopher Adams and Hallie Adams (both home educated at the time) made a film last year with Cinemagic, which has been nominated for an award! Their film 'Stalker' is...

NEELB confirm that all contact constitutes the start of legal proceedings

2 years 32 weeks ago
We have always advised that parents should seek legal advice the moment legal proceedings are started by their Board, otherwise we have advised that peer support and their own considered opinion is...

Board to brief the Education Committee on Consultation Responses

2 years 35 weeks ago
The Board will brief the Education Committee on Consultation Responses on the 15th of April: http://m.hedni.org/events/2015-04/15-board-brief-education-committee-consultation-responses The...