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What does home education mean? Who is responsible for what? For quick and clear answers about the UK see: FAQ on Home Education Special website.
Taking over the responsibility can be an attractive option for some parents, but is it for you?
- Click icon to read about parent’s experiences from Net mums. Also, a Net mums search on home schooling should get a good list of results.
- The Family Education website offers guidance and some basic resources: Pros Cons Guidance & resources It is part of the Family Education Network based in Boston, USA and linked to Pearson Education, Inc.
The National autistic society has produced a guide to home educating your child. It sets out reasons why people choose home education and what it involves. Click icon to browse.
Also, a mother and writer shares her experience of home educating her autistic daughter and suggests what to consider before deciding to home educate. See: article.
The Home education advisory service offers advice and practical support. See: About
The South Lincolnshire home education Facebook page is the point of contact for a local support group. Click icon to view. There is also a private Facebook group called Home Education Lincolnshire
Elective home education is the official name. Click the icon on the left for the information and resources Lincolnshire County Council publishes. It provides a series of pages which include the following web links:
- The Before you begin page links to: Protocol
- The Teaching your child at home page links to: Home Education Advisory Service Some of their resources are free.
- The Home education checks page links to home visit forms
The UK government also produces guidance about home education. These set out a parents rights and responsibilities.
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