More parents opt for home education post-lockdown, survey finds

Now that education secretary John Swinney has confirmed that schools in Scotland are to re-open in August, many families are considering their options after educating their children from home under lockdown conditions for the past several months. We decided to Read More …

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 …