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Home Education Association Inc.
HEA was formed in April 2001 to promote the practice of home
education in Australia and aims to provide members with benefits
which would be difficult to obtain by individuals or smaller
groups. Event organizers especially should look into this group
Muslim Home Education Network Australia
Provides information and support on the viable and responsible option of Home Schooling to the Muslim Community.
Tasmanian Home Education
Information and support for parents interested in educating at
home in Tasmania.
Cover Schools / Distance Learning Programs
Brisbane School of Distance Education
Queensland government-sponsored program for children who live
in remote areas.
School of Distance Education
Our school provides quality education to children who for a variety
of reasons do not attend mainstream schools. Based in North Queensland.
School of the Air
Australia is a huge continent and is home to some of the most geographically isolated and remote communities in the world. How do children living in these communities go to school? The answer is Community Government schooling and the School of the Air.
Swan Christian College Online
Swan Christian College is co-educational high school with over 850 students. Situated in Metropolitan Perth at the gateway to the Swan Valley.
Australian Homeschooling Camps
Yahoo Group for families interested in attending and organising
homeschool camps in South Australia.
See also: Past
Events in Australia
Personal View on Programming
There is no explicit requirement that a programme be written.
I encourage people to programme only when and where it helps
them to formulate their ideas and to implement their plans.
Home educators are finding that preparing an education programme
for their child is a helpful way of documenting their ideas and
are using this to demonstrate their educational plans to government
officials. By Janelle Hardy, HEA.
Requirements and Registration in NSW
This article deals broadly with legal requirements in NSW and
the registration process. Author: Janelle Hardy, HEA.
Legal Requirements and Registration in NT
Parents who wish to home educate children of compulsory school age must ensure that, prior to home education commencing, approval is received through DET.
Why Teach in the Territory
The site the NT government does not want you to see. Dr Robert E. Bartholomew and his wife are former homeschoolers in Australia who became Outback teachers. They launched this website attacking the Northern Territory Education Department as corrupt.
South Australia Education Code For Homeschooling
In South Australia, parents may choose to educate their child(ren) at home rather than accessing a school based education program.
Tasmanian Compulsory enrolment & attendance
Home education is a legally supported alternative to enrolment
at a school, provided that the parent is registered as a home
educator in respect of that child. This means that the parent
meets the requirements for undertaking home education, as described
in the policy statement on home education.
An online education magazine with downloadable stories for children
and loads of tips for educating your kids.
Hi and welcome to all Australian Defence Force families who homeschool,
or are considering homeschooling! Join the email list to ask
questions or share information on homeschooling in different
states in Australia.
Aussie Homeschool Classifieds
This message board is primarily for Australian Homeschoolers
to swap or sell curriculum- new or second hand or to share resources,
online links, homeschool businesses or retailers.
Australian home school
This is a list for Australian home schoolers! Welcome! The list
is very active and full of great idea's and great people. You
can ask questions and respond to posts freely. Homeschoolers,
unschoolers, natural learners, Christian, curriculum - all homeschoolers
Provides parents who are educating their own children and others
who are interested in following this path with a comfortable
site where they can interact with fellow group members and post
regarding any matters whatsoever without apprehension that the
messages they post will be met with nitpicking or other discourteous
or inconsiderate responses.
This club welcomes 'home schoolers' from all countries but focuses
in particular on help with government 'requirements' for those
living in New South Wales, Australia.
Christian Homeschooling in Australia
This is a group for Christian parents who homeschool their children
or who are thinking of homeschooling. It is a group where parents
can share their experiences with each other good and no so good
in an non threatening environment.
We are Aussie, Kiwi, New Guinea and nearby region families, using
Charlotte Mason-inspired, living books, literature-based, lifestyle
of learning and hands-on learning, approaches.
Homeschool Australia FAQ
You can post your homeschooling questions on this site and Beverley
Paine, homeschooling author and publisher with 19 years of home
educating experience, as well as other list members, will do
their best to answer them.
Our roots come from a Gentle Parenting philosophy, so our approach to home education reflects this. We respect and honour the individual needs of our children whilst nurturing their natural love of learning.
Home to a mix of Homeschoolers, Natural Learners, Unschoolers, Eclectic Homeschoolers and everything in between.
Muslim Home Education Network Australia
Muslim Home Education Network Australia invites all Muslim Home Schoolers (Sisters) or Muslim Women living in Australia who are actively seeking information on homeschooling to join our Australian based list.
Janette's Pictures and Australian History
This message board has a special section just for children's
writing about Australian history. Janette also has Australian
clipart for sale.
Imagine trekking where human feet have barely left a mark and
discovering outback Australia without leaving your own classroom.
Join our expedition and enjoy the ultimate adventure!
There are overseas reviews sites, but they don't cater for our unique needs as Australian and New Zealand homeschoolers. Does the history program we want to use have a US centric focus? Will the phonics program cope with our accents? What about all the wonderful products made especially for us that are not even mentioned on overseas review sites? Well, we think we have the solution.
Upgrade to CS6 - only at Adobe.com for Australia and New Zealand.
Current Creative Suite users - Save AU$25/month for the first year on Adobe Creative Cloud.
Family friendly how to begin homeschooling, unschooling and parenting
books, including books by Beverley Paine.
A free online community for all Australian homeschool (current, past, enquiring or potential) parents. The purpose and vision of Aussie Homeschool is to connect Australian homeschoolers from every town and state.
This directory is a collection of information about Australian
bookshops. Any submissions are most welcome: the more information
Australian Correspondence Schools
For the eclectic learner. All sorts of courses you can enroll
in one at a time. Ideal for independent teens.
HEA Australia Member Discounts
The HEA have negotiated the following discounts for its members.
We are speaking continually with other service providers, so
visit this page again for updates.
Home School Favourites
With ten years of homeschooling behind us so far, we've found
the literature/Charlotte Mason approach to be the best thing
overall that we have done, and want to support parents in using
Charlotte Mason flavored ideas, teaching tips and resources for the homeschool journey. Many of the resources have an Australian and New Zealand flavor but others are universal in appeal.
Homeschooling Supplies (Aust.)
Run by Frank and Valerie Marett, who have homeschooled for over
sixteen years. Their catalog includes a large collection of high
quality, attractive, Australian material that is self-instructional.
Placement testing provided before you buy.
Kingsley Educational Pty Ltd
KEPL is a mail order supplier of home education curriculum and
support materials. Primarily Christian materials.
Perth Home Ed Swap List
A place for home based learners in Western Australia to buy,
sell or swap used curriculum, books and other home ed related
Home Education SA
Support group for homeschoolers in SA, keep in touch with
events and activities organised for homeschoolers.
Support Groups & Newsletters
If you're seeking contact with other home educators in your area,
this is the place to do it. From HEA.
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