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European Home Education Conference 2011: Neil Taylor

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Video footage and transcripts of Neil Taylor’s talks at the European Home Education Conference 2011.         First talk by Neil Taylor at the European Home Education Conference 2011   “The people never give up their liberty but under some delusion.” [Edmund Burke 1784]   It is the . . .

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Date of Post  19 November 2011 |

Post Category  Category: Civil Liberties, Education |

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Home ed bashing in TES Magazine

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: An opinion piece by a head teacher which was recently published in the ‘What keeps me awake at night’ column of the TES magazine evidently drew  a strong reaction from readers. So much so, the editor has made a plea for ‘other teachers and professionals’  to share their views . . .

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Date of Post  2 October 2011 |

Post Category  Category: Civil Liberties, Education, Family, Law |

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Home Edupreneur of the month: Odd Socks

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: In our ‘Home Edupreneur of the Month’ feature, we highlight businesses which are run by home educating parents and home educated young people. We hope that their stories will not only encourage readers to support fellow home educators by shopping ‘local’, but will also inspire those starting out or just . . .

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Date of Post  1 July 2011 |

Post Category  Category: Business |

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Sneak thief government steals parental responsibility for education from behind our backs

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: By Neil T   It was only because of a casual remark to a home educator in England by a local education authority official that the existence of a Statutory Instrument (SI) taking from parents their right to immediate deregistration from school for the purposes of education otherwise than . . .

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Date of Post  24 April 2011 |

Post Category  Category: Education |

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Sandra Dodd to visit Scotland

EBHE (Edinburgh and Beyond Home Education) are excited to announce that Sandra Dodd, a popular prolific and high profile unschooler from New Mexico, will be giving two public talks in central Edinburgh on Saturday the 21st of May.   This is the first time she will have spoken in Scotland.  Early bird tickets are on sale now, to find out . . .

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Date of Post  22 April 2011 |

Post Category  Category: Education, General, International |

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From SEN to IEN with Jedi Mums and Dads

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: By Dave M SEN was created to recognise the needs of people disabled with various afflictions.   As parents recognised that special attention was available and increasingly sought the benefit, educational funding continuously rose to support and promote SEN teaching with more classroom assistants and materials. As more and . . .

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Date of Post  12 April 2011 |

Post Category  Category: Education |

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