Welcome to the HEdNI website.

This is your window to the wealth of information, fun, and support available from the network of home educating families in Northern Ireland.

HEdNI is an inclusive group, welcoming those of all backgrounds, religious beliefs, races and cultures. We do not promote any one method of home-educating; rather we support the right of all families to choose for themselves what suits them best.

Latest News

Personal Response from Sarah Dickinson to the Consultation

"I support the adoption of these guidelines because I believe they will encourage good practice in the EA and enable parents to insist on fair treatment.   The process for addressing concerns is the most important part of the guidance for parents, it is essential that it is clear and legally accurate, and that EA staff are properly trained in its implementation. However, I am very concerned by the number of references to the UNCRC and the ECHR which are sprinkled throughout this...

Zog Live! At the Waterfront

A large group of us went to see Zog Live at the Waterfront Belfast last week, benefiting from their great education rate.  We weren’t quite sure what to expect from the play/musical but it definitely exceeded our expectations!  It was a great day and it’s always so lovely to experience things like this with new and old friends.