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Please help with Education Otherwise's Survey

3 years 9 weeks ago
Please help by filling in this survey. The local contact for Education Otherwise is co-ordinating two surveys to gather opinions relating to home education and the monitoring proposed in the current...

About the UNCRC - addressing the 'balance' between the rights of the child and parental choice

The Right of the Child to have a Green Tongue
3 years 9 weeks ago
The Minister and the Boards have referred to striking a ‘balance between ensuring that the rights and needs of children themselves are appropriately protected and facilitating parental...

Personal Responses

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3 years 9 weeks ago
This is a collection of personal responses offered for inspiration and information.  Some remain in draft and may be modified before final submission. Take a look at some of the new submissions...

New Discounts Page

20% off Archery
3 years 10 weeks ago
Our new discounts page has just gone live.  We're hoping to get a nice little selection of opportunities for home educators - places to meet, events to enjoy....

Ministerial Oral Answer

3 years 10 weeks ago
Ministerial Answer at 2mins: niassembly.gov.uk/.../Education-02-June-2014 Elective Home Education 2. Mr Attwood asked the Minister of Education to outline the reasons for the draft policy...

Schoolhouse respond to the consultation

3 years 10 weeks ago
http://www.schoolhouse.org.uk/home-ed-in-the-news/schoolhouse-response-t... "As Scotland’s national home education charity, we had considerable input to research which subsequently informed the...

Ministerial Answers

3 years 11 weeks ago
Several Ministerial Questions were asked by Danny Kinehan MLA, the most interesting answer is to the last question: whether the Assembly and the Education Committee will be given the opportunity to...

Letter from the Department of Education

Department of Education
3 years 11 weeks ago
The department has sent HEdNI a letter, thanking us for our comments in relation to the consultation. They state that they must strike a balance between the rights and needs of children, and the...

Consultation Response from Dr Paula Rothermel

3 years 11 weeks ago
"I find that the policy recommendations regarding mandatory monitoring and supervision of home educators in Northern Ireland are arbitrary, legally unjustified, unwarranted and open to...

Who would home educate?

3 years 11 weeks ago
https://whatonearthbooks.com/the-wright-stuff Anyone who hasn't yet seen this excellent segment on The Wright Stuff should take a look.