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NEELB confirm that all contact constitutes the start of legal proceedings

2 years 2 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 6 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...

First Aid Training

2 years 7 weeks ago
HEdNI now has 'Call Push Rescue' training kits from the British Heart Foundation. Designed for 12 years and up they are available for any groups to borrow- all training is delivered by the DVD....

Interview a Marine Biologist

Claire Goodwin, Marine Biologist
2 years 8 weeks ago
Claire Goodwin, a Marine Biologist with National Museums Northern Ireland, is about to go on an expedition to the Antarctic to collect and study sponges. She will be writing a blog while she is away...

Campaigners give broad welcome to school starting age proposals

Parents Outloud
2 years 9 weeks ago
A group of campaigners who want a more flexible approach towards the school starting age says it broadly welcomes the proposals on the issue published on the 15th December by the Department of...

Calling Fermanagh home educators...

2 years 10 weeks ago
A new meet up is being planned local to you, if you're interested then get in touch. Meeting up with local home educating families is a great source of support, inspiration and fun!

New 'Travelling Resources' Scheme

Historical Newspapers
2 years 11 weeks ago
A new scheme for home educators in Northern Ireland to share resources, these resources will travel around between families to support community and give us all access to interesting things...  ...

Sign up for Shakespeare Week Resources

Shakespeare Week
2 years 11 weeks ago
Many families and groups will be using the resources from http://shakespeareweek.org.uk/ in March this year... and exploring Shakespeare in families and at the various groups.  The...

Reflecting on 2014 in Home Education here in Northern Ireland

Lots going on at the North Down Co-Op Christmas Party
2 years 14 weeks ago
2014 has been a busy, extraordinary and sometimes alarming year for Home Education in Northern Ireland.  We've launched a new website, seen the birth of two new groups and our existing...

Radio Ulster Talkback on Home Education

2 years 14 weeks ago
Radio Ulster Talkback on home education (about 1hr10 in from the start).We are touched to hear our site described as 'well intentioned and well organised' - if you're well intentioned and well...