AHEd demands rethink of home education policy

Following publication today of a censorious report by a cross-party group of MPs which strongly urges the government to learn lessons from its “unfortunate” handling of the elective home education review in England, Action for Home Education (AHEd) has reiterated its condemnation Read More …

“Selective” committee stitch up

“Stitch up” has been the overwhelming reaction of home educators to the Children, Schools and Families Committee’s announcement of its oral evidence schedule for the allegedly “independent” inquiry into the Badman review of elective home education in England, due  to be held Read More …

Home educators cry “foul” as Badman granted extra time to justify flawed findings

Home educators today reacted angrily to the news that the DCSF has granted Graham Badman extra time to gather “evidence” for the Select Committee Inquiry into hisreport on Elective Home Education in England, in which he controversially claimed that home educated children are at greater Read More …

Review fiasco prompts inquiry

An inquiry by the UK Parliament’s Children, Schools and Families Committee has been announced into the review of elective home education in England which was commissioned by the DCSF and conducted by Graham Badman. The recommendations outlined in Mr Badman’s report, which Read More …