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Learning to read – because he wanted to

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Ronnie shares his family’s experience of their first 18 months of home-based education.   We have been home educating our two children (8 years 9 months and 5 years 9 months) for the past 18 months. The elder had been at school for P1 and P2 at a “good” . . .

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Date of Post  25 January 2011 |

Post Category  Category: Articles, Education, Starting Out |

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Home Edupreneur of the Month: Pipistrelle

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Welcome to our new Home Edupreneur of the Month feature in which we will be highlighting 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 . . .

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Date of Post  3 January 2011 |

Post Category  Category: Business |

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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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