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Great Free Resources from the British Heart Foundation

Circulatory System Poster
1 week 3 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,...

Water Resource Pack

Water Resource Pack
1 week 3 days 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
1 week 5 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

2 weeks 6 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

7 weeks 3 days 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
7 weeks 6 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

8 weeks 4 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,...

Education Otherwise Response

9 weeks 2 days ago
Anne Rix, Chair of Education Otherwise Assocation, submitted their reponse to the consultation: "We ask ELBs to consider the nature of their relationships with families carefully throughout the...

Two extraordinary personal responses

9 weeks 3 days ago
Take a look at these two responses, from which I quote briefly below: S. Rafferty Response C. Rafferty Response The first is a narative based on Shevaun's experiences helping people who call...

Harriet Pattison, Researcher, Response

9 weeks 3 days ago
"Since 2006 I have been a research associate of the Institute of Education, University of London specialising in home education practices and philosophy.  Research undertaken by myself and in...