Should Home Educators Legally Have to Register and Be Checked?

We recently watched Channel 4’s Dispatches show called Skipping School: Britain’s Invisible Children. It’s a show that has been lampooned by the home education community for being rather biased in their portrayal of home educated families. I’m not entirely sure what the intent of the show was, but to me they inadvertently showed the failings of the school system rather than the failings of those who are home educated. There was a lot of bullshit in that show. But, it did raise an interesting question: Should home educators legally have to register and be checked? Should Home Educators Legally Have…

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What are the Concerns About Home Education?

Don’t get me wrong – and excuse the phrasing – but I love jumping balls deep into stuff. Once I like the idea of something, and I want to do it, I bloody go for it. And for some reason I’ve been infectiously drawn into the idea of home education. The more I think about it the more I love the idea of home educating our daughter – and other future children. But there are still some concerns for me over whether home education is right for us. So if you didn’t guess from the title, this post is going…

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Home Education: 9 Reasons I Want to Home Educate

Recently I’ve really started to think more about the idea of home education. And I mean really think about it. I know it’s something that I want to look more into because I can feel myself getting excited by the prospect of doing it. If something excites you this much, then you owe it to yourself to look into it. If you find yourself in a similar position, then Im just here to talk about the potential positives of home education. What I Like About Home Education – The Positives of Home Schooling To put it simply, I just want…

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