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Two extraordinary personal responses

3 years 24 weeks ago
Take a look at these two responses, from which I quote briefly below: S. Rafferty Response C. Rafferty Response The first is a narative based on Shevaun's experiences helping people who call...

Harriet Pattison, Researcher, Response

3 years 24 weeks ago
"Since 2006 I have been a research associate of the Institute of Education, University of London specialising in home education practices and philosophy.  Research undertaken by myself and in...

NI4Kids Article on the consultation

3 years 24 weeks ago
Read full text at NI4Kids - New Rules for Home School? "Mervyn Storey Chairperson of the Assembly Education Committee and Education spokesperson for the DUP has called on the Education Minister...

BBC Article on the Consultation

3 years 24 weeks ago
Read full text on BBC News website. It is interesting to see that the Children's Law Centre welcomes the changes and considers the Draft to be 'clear':  "There is no planned change to the law to...

HSDLA Response

3 years 24 weeks ago
"If implemented, it would violate international law and hte fundamental human rights of the parents and their children.  The proposed policy grants unreasonable access into the home, violating...

Where did this all come from?

3 years 24 weeks ago
An article by Edward Underwood, home educator. Where did this come from? This was the question which parents asked the Department of Education (DE) and the Education and Library Boards (ELBs) when...

Response from Fiona Nicholson - Ed Yourself

3 years 24 weeks ago
Fiona Nicholson, Ed Yourself, has submitted a response to the consultation.   "The law is quite straightforward and I can't understand why the draft policy makes such a half-hearted attempt at...

Response from the Family Education Trust

3 years 24 weeks ago
An excellent submission from the Family Education Trust A short quote, the full text can be found in the pdf below: "The principle of not requiring any intervention on the part of the authorities...

Response to the Consultation - Educational Freedom

Educational Freedom
3 years 24 weeks ago
Comments from the Educational Freedom response. "The ELB draft policy on EHE does not fit with existing law, it is ultra vires. The interpretation of the almost identical law that exists in...

HEdNI Response

3 years 24 weeks ago
"An effective home education policy should foster co-operation between the education authorities and home educating families, supporting them to provide an excellent education for their children....