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2014 Draft Policy - what you can do

Writing important things
3 years 26 weeks ago
2014 Consultation - latest updates here, introduction here. The five boards closed five consultations on one document on the 27th June 2014 - a new policy they hoped to implement throughout...

Consultation on Home Education Policy

3 years 27 weeks ago
A consultation is afoot! The local boards are contacting known Home Educators to consult about a N.Ireland-wide Home Education Policy. They do not have the power to make law, but the policy has...

Draft Elective Home Education Policy Document

3 years 27 weeks ago
This document has been put out for consultation by the NEELB, but appears to be intended to cover the whole of Northern Ireland when the Education and Skills Authority (ESA) is finally launched. http...

HEdNI will be participating in the Tesco Eat Happy Project

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3 years 28 weeks ago
The project gives groups access to the behind the scenes of shops and farms.  It sounds like there is a lot of potential for interesting hands on learning. http://www.eathappyproject.com/ "Take...

Exam success!

3 years 29 weeks ago
Young adult Ashley got grades B-A* in all of the 10 GCSEs/IGCSEs he took, he also got AS/A levels at B & C grades but not being satisfied, he is working on improving them! This busy young man is...

St. John Ambulance Cadets do well!

3 years 29 weeks ago
After a years hard work training, fundraising, taking exams and entering the St John Ambulance Southern Area Competition there was an award ceremony at the end of October 2013. Siblings Christopher...

Hollie to Illustrate a new book!

3 years 30 weeks ago
Hollie has been reviewing stories for an author and has now been written into one of his books as a home educated character. She has also worked on the illustrations for his latest book! " Over...

Home Educated Chess Champion

3 years 30 weeks ago
Ashley won the Boys Brigade Individual Chess Championships in February. He also played at Bunratty Chess Festival along with grand masters - he was in the top 13 out of 100 in his group!...

Home Educated Gymnast is Northern Ireland Champion

3 years 30 weeks ago
Malachy Rivers won gold on parallel bars, high bar and rings, silver on floor and bronze on vault to take first overall at the Northern Ireland Gymnastics Championships in February in the Under 8...

Home Educator "Takes Over The Radio"

3 years 30 weeks ago
Jack, aged 8, was excited to win the opportunity to 'take over the radio' as part of Young At Art's Belfast Children's Festival. He, and four other children between 8-12, were given a great media...