Listen again here on BBC sounds (you need a BBC login) From 33.55 ish. My comments in italics. Presenter Emma Barnett. Be aware that incoherencies and typos will be due to my inability to type as fast as people speak. Emma: Now, children all across the UK are returning to school this week but an … [Read more...] about BBC Woman’s Hour Tuesday 9th March – Electing to home school.
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Today program available for next couple of weeks here First part here Interviewer: All right then, Cllr Watts, thank you. Let's talk to Robert Halfon MP, chair of the education select committee, morning to you. RH: Good morning, hello there. I: You've started an inquiry haven't you, … [Read more...] about Transcript of interview with MP Robert Halfon, chair of education select committee on BBC radio 4 today show 16th November
Disclosure: The product was provided free for review. It's all about tech these days, and while knowing how to use it is one thing, knowing how to program it is a whole other aspect. I admit to having a slight head start in this area, as an ex programmer, but the way I learnt to program, on a ZX81 … [Read more...] about BBC micro:bit from PiHut – a great #HomeEducation resource
Today in the post I got a form from college - additional information for home educated students. There was a little box headed up "brief reason for home education". Brief? You want me to summarise how we came to home education briefly? There were a couple of years of research that spun off … [Read more...] about Brief reason for home education.
What *is* it that politicians think I'm doing with my children? I think I'm home educating them. Educating them otherwise than at school, as is my legal right. Well some of them. Tigerboy is too young to count, and Big is now in school, and don't get me started on that. It is a parental … [Read more...] about First it was allegations of abuse, now it's radicalisation – the dangers of home education