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Launch of new group for Christian Home Educators in Northern Ireland

3 days 11 hours 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
2 weeks 9 hours ago
Four home educating parents from HEdNI gave an oral briefing to the Education Committee on the 11th of November.  You can watch here:

Launch of ASD Home Ed Northern Ireland

ASD Jigsaw
8 weeks 6 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
15 weeks 2 days 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
17 weeks 2 days 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

21 weeks 1 day 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
22 weeks 8 hours 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...

UTV segment on home education in Northern Ireland

30 weeks 3 hours ago
The video can be viewed here: From the UTV article linked above: Deciding to home educate a child is legal and anyone can do it. No particular syllabus or curriculum must be followed. The...

And hello to the five Regions!

Playdough Monster
34 weeks 1 day ago
In answer to our questions yesterday about what the disolving of Northern Ireland's Education Administration would mean... what the future would hold and who would direct the future... "the most...

Farewell to the Five Boards

Bye Bye
34 weeks 2 days ago
The five Education and Library Boards we have come to know, will evaporate like Cinderella’s finery at midnight tonight.  What this means for home educating families is not yet clear. We can...