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June 30, 2020

Partial school enrolment in Victoria

What is partial enrolment? Partial enrolment is when a home educated student attends a school for classes in a specific subject/s or period of time during a school week. The school can be either a private school, or a neighbourhood […]
June 15, 2020

How to Register in Victoria

This video explains how to register in Victoria (12 minutes) Links mentioned are: Application form, learning plan templates and samples Legal page including partial enrolment tab Resources page Distance Education Materials Join HEN Attendance during the waiting period Our Getting […]
June 15, 2020

Why am I Home Educating?

Amy Conley   It comes to my mind often these days. The demands of the little ones, the unpainted bedrooms, the list of to do’s longer than both my arms; and so the thoughts of whether to continue to home […]
June 5, 2020

Exiting School (Victoria)

This information is also available in a pamphlet format. What does the law say? In Victoria, the law requires children to attend school or be registered for home education. While you wait for your home education application to be approved, […]
June 2, 2020

All You Need is Love

Indrani Perera   Beverly Paine’s article, Do you really need that resource?, in the November 2014 issue of Otherways really got me thinking and doing. As a result of reading her article, I have spent the last couple of months […]
May 29, 2020

Learning to Read

By Annie Regan When I was a primary school teacher, one of my main philosophies was about helping all students learn to read. I still believe in the importance of reading, however, I now see it as a lifelong skill […]
May 26, 2020

Leap of Faith

By Heather Haines   Recently, when my son Samuel fulfilled a long-term ambition by sky-diving, it felt to me the culmination of our home education journey. All those years ago, I took a leap of faith in pulling him out […]
May 25, 2020

What can we do?

Here’s what you can currently do: Victoria Everyone Continue to comply with over-arching requirements:  Practice good hand hygiene Stay home if anyone in the family is unwell Adults must remain 1.5 metres from people you don’t live with. Indoor events […]
May 24, 2020

Can Home Ed Groups Resume?

With schools returning, many home educators are beginning to ask whether they can resume their normal home ed meetups. No, home ed groups are not schools and cannot resume if their numbers and venue exceed the current limits.  However, you […]
May 24, 2020

Information Sessions

FREE information sessions on Victorian registration and Learning Plans Also available: Workshop on Victorian Reviews (free to members) Click on relevant session to book:   ​   Past sessions: