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Congratulations Benji!

Benji with his certificates
4 weeks 5 days ago
Many congratulations to Benji for doing so well at the Ulster School's Chess Championships.  Benji is home educated and has discovered a real passion for chess, we are very proud of him.

Another Year of Consultatation Draws to A Close

NSKA HEdNI Drama Group Christmas Performance
7 weeks 6 days ago
When the draft policy first emerged last April as (apparently) a single local consultation under the NEELB we had little sense of how long and hard we would have to work to prevent the damage it...

Education Authority Publishes Summary of Consultation Responses

Education Authority Logo
8 weeks 6 days ago
The Education Authority has published a summary of consultation responses, which can be found here: http://www.eani.org.uk/about-us/latest-news/elective-home-education-draft-policy-summary-of-...

Launch of new group for Christian Home Educators in Northern Ireland

11 weeks 1 day ago
This new group was created for those who consider themselves Christians ( of all denominations or none at all ) who are already or have an interest in Home Educating their children.  It has...

Briefing the Education Committee

HEdNI briefing the Education Committee
12 weeks 5 days ago
Four home educating parents from HEdNI gave an oral briefing to the Education Committee on the 11th of November.  You can watch here: http://www.niassembly.gov.uk/assembly-business/...

Launch of ASD Home Ed Northern Ireland

ASD Jigsaw
19 weeks 4 days ago
We are happy to announce a new group whose support will be useful to many home educating families.  ASD Home Ed NI will be a place to meet and find mutual support for families who home...

Evidence to the Education Committee from the Education Authority

Education Authority Brief Education Committee
26 weeks 17 hours ago
You can watch the rather strange evidence presented to the Education Committee on the first of July here from around 2hrs28, as one Committee Member comments it is "bizarre". "Clare Mangan:...

Not Back To School In September

An Creagan
28 weeks 10 hours ago
All sorts of fun and inspiring plans are afoot for Not Back to School Week this September... Not Back To School Week is a fun way for home educating families to reconnect with each other after a...

Baffling Evidence to the Education Committee

Assembly
31 weeks 6 days ago
Today, in evidence to the Education Committee, the Education Authority representative stated several times that the Draft Policy ONLY applies to children previously registered with a school. Further...

Draft HEdNI Response to Welsh Draft Non-Statutory Guidelines

Welsh Consultation
32 weeks 5 days ago
The Draft Non-Statutory Guidance for Wales is currently under consultation, closing on July 3rd.   We encourage home educators in Northern Ireland to respond - we were touched by the support and...