Tag: Home education

Feb 09
Let’s change our minds about lockdown learning, and give kids a break, by Naomi Fisher

Naomi Fisher is a clinical psychologist and author.  Her book ‘Changing Our Minds; How…

Jan 28
Right to Education and the French Authoritarian Context

Three European organisations advocating human rights and freedom in education –…

Jan 08
Home Education Trends, Preliminary Report

By Wendy Charles-Warner, EducationOtherwise.org December 2020 This report examines…

Jan 07
Home-Education: Aims, Practices and Outcomes

By Paula Rothermel, University of Durham, 2002 Abstract This research explores the…

Dec 16
If it works don’t fix it. Leave Home Education alone as it works. Sort out the problems in schools, by Ian Cunningham

There is no need for a change in current arrangements for home education. The law on…

Dec 06
The gifts that home-schooling parents give their children, by Joe Atkinson

I’ve worked with families that home-school for a variety of reasons.  Some enforced…

Nov 30
Reaching out: when learning doesn’t look like school, by Rachel Evans

Recently there have been renewed concerns from the media and policy makers about home…

Nov 25
Going, going, gone. What the sudden rise in home education does (and doesn’t) tell us about the school system, by Anna Dusseau

Recruitment, retention, results. This was what I gathered from my first meeting on the…

Nov 17
The Case for Un-Learning, by Ross Mountney

You maybe don’t realise but in order to home educate successfully parents have…

Oct 21
Learning from the COVID-19 home-schooling experience: Listening to pupils, parents/carers and teachers

A report by Mari-Ana Jones (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) and Sara…

Oct 21
Are Parents Teachers? By Kimberley Cooper

Working during the pandemic as a full-time primary class teacher and being a parent…

Aug 31
20 Things I Learned About Homeschooling

Thinking about homeschooling your child? These 20 insights from Hand in Hand Parenting…

May 01
Online Resources for Learning at Home During the Coronavirus Lockdown

Six weeks into lockdown, you might be looking for new inspiration for home-based…

Apr 26
Unschooling Reading and Maths: Challenging our Fears, by Heidi Steel

Unschooling, in its most basic form, is living a life without school. It challenges…

Apr 07
The New World of Home Learning, by Ian Cunningham

It is 2 April 2020 and we were in the early stages in England of the coronavirus or…

Apr 07
School’s Really Out…

Clinical psychologist, Dr Naomi Fisher with an update to her recent article, as…

Mar 12
Home Schooled Children’s Social Skills

“Research affirms that although homeschooling parents are not worried about…

Mar 11
School’s Out… Arguments for Self-Directed Education

“I set out to find out more about education where children are active agents. Perhaps…

Mar 10
Home School Vs State School

Specific Differences in the Educational Outcomes of Those Students who are Home…

Mar 10
Home Schooling: From the Extreme to the Mainstream

A study by Patrick Basham, John Merrifield, and Claudia R. Hepburn This is the 2nd…