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Cartoon character or graffiti artist?

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: By admin If you were one of those who changed their Facebook avatar to a favourite cartoon character during the past few days, you were far from alone. Indeed, only serious social media refuseniks could have missed hearing about the latest profile swapping fad via the uber powerful media messenger that is Facebook. This . . .

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Date of Post  5 December 2010 |

Post Category  Category: Civil Liberties, General |

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Mixing enterprise and education

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Home edupreneur Pauline Adams shares her experience of combining home education with running a small business.   When a family decides to home-educate it almost always means the sacrifice of one partner’s salary. However, it doesn’t have to work out that way. My husband and I have been home educating . . .

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Date of Post  25 November 2010 |

Post Category  Category: Articles, Business, Education, Family, Starting Out |

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AHEd challenges Gove to reverse “mission creep”

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Action for Home Education (AHEd) has today written to the Education Secretary, Michael Gove MP, alerting him to the contradictions inherent within legislation relating to Children Missing Education (CME) and seeking his assurances that appropriate action will be taken by the government to address the difficulties for families and . . .

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Date of Post  19 November 2010 |

Post Category  Category: Education, Law, Politics |

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CRAM: the Met helps with home educators’ enquiries

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: In the wake of revelations that “home educated”, “disability” and “privately fostered” are listed as risk factors by the Metropolitan Police Service in its operational policy known as CRAM (Child Risk Assessment Matrix), alongside “co-sleeping”, “substance abuse” , “sexualised behaviour” and various other alleged indicators, some of our members decided to . . .

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Date of Post  14 November 2010 |

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

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Tweedledum, Tweedledee, the MP and the DfE

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Did we all somehow manage to miss the official statement by the DfE that it was to issue new guidelines on elective home education in England? Googling and asking pertinent direct questions produced no results, so it seemed safe to assume that the rumours circulating around the home education community . . .

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Date of Post  13 October 2010 |

Post Category  Category: Education, Law, Politics |

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Our heads do not button up the back!

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: By admin Call me suspicious, but I am of the view that home educators in England are once again being ‘played’ by politicians and their pets. On Kelly’s latest blog post, Children missing education and the burden of proof, Graham Stuart MP comments: I’m hoping new guidance from central . . .

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Date of Post  1 October 2010 |

Post Category  Category: Education |

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