The consultation is available for responses online. My response follows. I was submission 2042, my understanding is that the usual type of number responding to these things is around 300. Wouldn't it be great if we could get ten times that number? Please, pass it on to your friends, your … [Read more...] about Consultation response.
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If you haven't seen the list of witnesses for the select committee the phrase read it and weep comes to mind. From Home Education Forums The Children, Schools and Families Committee will be taking formal oral evidence as follows: Monday 12 October 2009 at 4.45pm Wilson Room, Portcullis … [Read more...] about Select Committee witnesses
You know, us home educators who are ranting and raving about invasion of privacy following the Badman review of home education, are we just fringe nutters? I admit we've made some unusual choices in our life. It isn't standard to home educate your children after all. And if you don't home educate … [Read more...] about Are we just a crackpot minority?
The Select Committee day of investigation into the conduct and findings of Graham Badman's Home Education review is fast approaching. Someone has now found this little gem: Please see the attached letter from Graham Badman. Graham would like to make local authorities aware of the forthcoming … [Read more...] about Oh dear, Mr Badman, don't the figures add up?
On Weds I was heartened to receive an email from the Select Committee on Children, Schools and Families, advising me of their inquiry into the review. Along with a response from the UK Statistics Authority implying that they are looking into the statistic use of Badman's review, and an increasing … [Read more...] about A chink in the armour?