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

Mourne Hiking

On Wednesday 26th September, home educating families had an adventure in the heart of the Mourne Mountains. It was to be led by Paul but he decided to have his own adventure!!!    Conrad came to the rescue and led us up Trassey Track, eventually leading to the steep rocky climb to Hare's Gap. In all, 500 feet elevation and over 4 miles hiking.    Conrad, a frequent mountain walker, pointed out landmarks such as, Slieve Meelmore, Slieve Bearnagh (mainly covered in cloud),...

Dippy at the Ulster Museum

Two large groups of home educating families managed to be some of the very first people to privately see Dippy the Diplodocus Dinosaur when he arrived in Belfast yesterday as part of his road trip across the U.K.  Dippy is road tripping from London around the U.K. for the first time since 1905.  The 292 bone Skeleton cast is an impressive 21.3 meters long, arriving in 32 crates and taking a week to meticulously assemble.  A stunning site that must be seen, that was enjoyed by all...