Welcome to the HEdNI website.

This is your window to the wealth of information, fun, and support available from the network of home educating families in Northern Ireland.

HEdNI is an inclusive group, welcoming those of all backgrounds, religious beliefs, races and cultures. We do not promote any one method of home-educating; rather we support the right of all families to choose for themselves what suits them best.

Latest News

STEM workshops at w5

Some of our almost teens and teens have been reaping the benefits from the pairing of a regular STEM programme in w5 and a great organiser who we feel privileged to have in our home education group!  The organiser lays out the how the STEM workshops operate below;  “Building on links already established through HEDNI, we took the opportunity to explore more workshops specific to children aged 10 years and over. These included: Generation Station – exploring energy (what it is and...

RNLI Donaghadee Lifeboat Station

“ Today we attended the RNLI event at Donaghadee Lifeboat station and were welcomed by our guide, a retired local GP who had been a crew member himself for many years as the doctor onboard. He had prepared a very interesting presentation which included a little about the history of the charity and this station.  We learnt that the Donaghadee Lifeboat station was built in 1910 and is home to one of the most modern lifeboats from the Trent class which cost 1.3m to build and travels top speed...