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A drift towards standardisation - Draft Policy by the back door?

Drinking Straw Stick Men, and why not.
2 years 16 weeks ago
Home educators are waiting for the outcome of the recent consultation and the merger of the five Boards into one by April '15.   A recent exchange with the North Eastern Board has highlighted to...

Winter Reading Challenge

2 years 18 weeks ago
Why not join the Home Education Winter Reading Challenge? Just for fun, and a way to explore new books and authors with home educators all over Ireland.  Every time you read a book (or for...

All-Ireland Winter Reading Challenge Starting Now!

Snowflake
2 years 18 weeks ago
Why not join the Home Education Winter Reading Challenge? Just for fun, and a way to explore new books and authors with home educators all over Ireland.  Every time you read a book (or for...

St John Ambulance teens earn awards!

St John's Ambulance Teens
2 years 19 weeks ago
These home educated siblings Christopher aged 17 and Hallie aged 15 have earned certificates on First Aid level 2 and Caring for others, to go towards The Grand Prior Award. The awards gained are for...

Home educator nominated for mum of the year

Heather with her hamper
2 years 25 weeks ago
Heather was kind enough to write a little for us about how and why she was nominated:

Mr Storey Presents the Petition to the Assembly

2 years 27 weeks ago
Mr Storey presented the petition to the Assembly today. Mr Principal Deputy Speaker: Mr Storey has sought leave to present a public petition in accordance with Standing Order 22.  The...

Home Education on Radio Ulster

2 years 27 weeks ago
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04h805c Home education and the petition is discussed briefly at 52:30.

Great Free Resources from the British Heart Foundation

Circulatory System Poster
2 years 31 weeks ago
Some really nice free posters and information from the British Heart Foundation. In the classroom and at home, education is at the root of combating heart disease. This is the place for teachers,...

Water Resource Pack

Water Resource Pack
2 years 31 weeks ago
Water Aid Water Resource What's in the pack? Curriculum-linked classroom activities A water technology poster WaterAid's little book of teaching ideas Lots of stickers ——— By their nature these...

Free Ecology Wallcharts

Wall Charts
2 years 31 weeks ago
Free wallcharts from the British Ecological Society. Our wallcharts are aimed at teachers and students, or those with an interest in science, ecology and the environment. Each poster is printed A1...