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Board to brief the Education Committee on Consultation Responses

2 weeks 4 days ago
The Board will brief the Education Committee on Consultation Responses on the 15th of April: http://m.hedni.org/events/2015-04/15-board-brief-education-committee-consultation-responses The...

First Aid Training

3 weeks 5 days ago
HEdNI now has 'Call Push Rescue' training kits from the British Heart Foundation. Designed for 12 years and up they are available for any groups to borrow- all training is delivered by the DVD....

Interview a Marine Biologist

Claire Goodwin, Marine Biologist
4 weeks 6 days ago
Claire Goodwin, a Marine Biologist with National Museums Northern Ireland, is about to go on an expedition to the Antarctic to collect and study sponges. She will be writing a blog while she is away...

Campaigners give broad welcome to school starting age proposals

Parents Outloud
6 weeks 9 hours ago
A group of campaigners who want a more flexible approach towards the school starting age says it broadly welcomes the proposals on the issue published on the 15th December by the Department of...

Calling Fermanagh home educators...

6 weeks 5 days ago
A new meet up is being planned local to you, if you're interested then get in touch. Meeting up with local home educating families is a great source of support, inspiration and fun!

New 'Travelling Resources' Scheme

Historical Newspapers
7 weeks 4 days ago
A new scheme for home educators in Northern Ireland to share resources, these resources will travel around between families to support community and give us all access to interesting things...  ...

Sign up for Shakespeare Week Resources

Shakespeare Week
7 weeks 5 days ago
Many families and groups will be using the resources from http://shakespeareweek.org.uk/ in March this year... and exploring Shakespeare in families and at the various groups.  The...

Reflecting on 2014 in Home Education here in Northern Ireland

Lots going on at the North Down Co-Op Christmas Party
11 weeks 10 hours ago
2014 has been a busy, extraordinary and sometimes alarming year for Home Education in Northern Ireland.  We've launched a new website, seen the birth of two new groups and our existing...

Radio Ulster Talkback on Home Education

11 weeks 1 day ago
Radio Ulster Talkback on home education (about 1hr10 in from the start).We are touched to hear our site described as 'well intentioned and well organised' - if you're well intentioned and well...

A drift towards standardisation - Draft Policy by the back door?

Drinking Straw Stick Men, and why not.
12 weeks 6 days ago
Home educators are waiting for the outcome of the recent consultation and the merger of the five Boards into one by April '15.   A recent exchange with the North Eastern Board has highlighted to...