Lessons from lockdown: home schooling is not home education

Dumfries and Galloway Council has once again vexed home educators by failing to differentiate between lockdown learning or ‘home schooling’ and elective home education in its latest community bulletin.  And that is without mentioning the glaring typo in the headline…  Read More …

‘Registration’ petition: our submission to Committee

Following our two previous posts, The SPICe is not always right: questions over home education briefing (21 September 2019) and ‘Registration’ petition revisited (21 February 2020), the Scottish Home Education Forum has sent a submission to the Petitions Committee, whose members are Read More …

School’s out: Naomi Fisher on self-directed education

Chartered psychologist Naomi Fisher considers the arguments for self-directed education in her article, School’s Out…, in the March 2020 edition of The Psychologist.  The whole article makes for excellent reading, but of particular interest to home educators is the section Read More …