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Home educator nominated for mum of the year

Heather with her hamper
3 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

5 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

5 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
9 weeks 1 day 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,...

Water Resource Pack

Water Resource Pack
9 weeks 1 day ago
Water Aid Water Resource What's in the pack? Curriculum-linked classroom activities A water technology poster WaterAid's little book of teaching ideas Lots of stickers ——— By their nature these...

Free Ecology Wallcharts

Wall Charts
9 weeks 3 days ago
Free wallcharts from the British Ecological Society. Our wallcharts are aimed at teachers and students, or those with an interest in science, ecology and the environment. Each poster is printed A1...

Petition Handover

10 weeks 4 days ago
On the 7th August HEdNI members Mairi Rivers and Edward Underwood met Mervyn Storey MLA with members of their families to hand over their petition. The petition asks the Minister for Education and...

SENAC Response

15 weeks 1 day ago
"SENAC cannot support the implementation of this draft policy for a number of reasons and as a consequence we disagree with each point in the pro forma response.  Our main concerns are:  

Article in the Impartial Reporter

Article
15 weeks 4 days ago
"A DRAFT policy that aims to ensure that home educators provide an "efficient full time education" for their children ahs been described by one Fermanagh parent as "criminal" and "intrusive""... "...

Disappointment at consultation responses from CLC and NICCY

16 weeks 2 days ago
Home educating families are very concerned at the apparent disregard for the law, and for the legal rights of children in the responses by the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Youth,...