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Consultation Response from Alison Sauer - The Centre for Personalised Education

the centre for personalised education
3 years 24 weeks ago
"The document is hastily put together, intimates without foundation that children become more at risk of harm when home educated, does not recognise current home educating practice or the success of...

One Week to Submission Deadline

3 years 25 weeks ago
You've got just under a week to get your thoughts on paper - tell the Boards and the Department of Education what you think of the Draft Policy. There are information and links to download the forms...

Please help with Education Otherwise's Survey

3 years 26 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 26 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

Reading...
3 years 26 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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...