Taking Local Authorities to Task

The Scottish Home Education Forum has published a new piece of research in collaboration with Home Education Scotland, focusing on Local Authorities’ data protection policies and practices in relation to the withdrawal of children from school for elective home education. Read More …

Review of home education guidance in Scotland

Having met with the Scottish Government several times over the past year to raise concerns about some local authorities’ misrepresentation and misapplication of both education legislation and overarching human rights and data protection laws, the Scottish Home Education Forum is Read More …

Home-educators ‘face an overtly hostile environment’

Published in TES Scotland, 29 June 2019 Home-educators ‘face an overtly hostile environment’ Home-educating families are being unfairly treated through Scotland’s health-visiting service, writes Alison Preuss New research by the Scottish Home Education Forum on families’ experiences of the health-visiting service in Read More …