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Reflecting on 2014 in Home Education here in Northern Ireland

Lots going on at the North Down Co-Op Christmas Party
4 days 23 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

6 days 58 min 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.
2 weeks 4 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...

Winter Reading Challenge

4 weeks 5 days ago
Why not join the Home Education Winter Reading Challenge? Just for fun, and a way to explore new books and authors with home educators all over Ireland.  Every time you read a book (or for...

All-Ireland Winter Reading Challenge Starting Now!

Snowflake
4 weeks 5 days ago
Why not join the Home Education Winter Reading Challenge? Just for fun, and a way to explore new books and authors with home educators all over Ireland.  Every time you read a book (or for...

St John Ambulance teens earn awards!

St John's Ambulance Teens
5 weeks 2 days ago
These home educated siblings Christopher aged 17 and Hallie aged 15 have earned certificates on First Aid level 2 and Caring for others, to go towards The Grand Prior Award. The awards gained are for...

Home educator nominated for mum of the year

Heather with her hamper
11 weeks 1 day ago
Heather was kind enough to write a little for us about how and why she was nominated:

Mr Storey Presents the Petition to the Assembly

13 weeks 4 days ago
Mr Storey presented the petition to the Assembly today. Mr Principal Deputy Speaker: Mr Storey has sought leave to present a public petition in accordance with Standing Order 22.  The...

Home Education on Radio Ulster

13 weeks 4 days ago
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04h805c Home education and the petition is discussed briefly at 52:30.

Great Free Resources from the British Heart Foundation

Circulatory System Poster
17 weeks 2 days ago
Some really nice free posters and information from the British Heart Foundation. In the classroom and at home, education is at the root of combating heart disease. This is the place for teachers,...