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    New Xenforo platform

    We have finally made the switch from vBulletin to Xenforo forum software. There have been a few teething troubles, and some glitches remain to be resolved, but hopefully this will prove to be a good move. Registered members should still be able to access the forums with the same usernames but...
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    New Xenforo platform

    We have finally made the switch from vBulletin to Xenforo forum software. There have been a few teething troubles, and some glitches remain to be resolved, but hopefully this will prove to be a good move. Registered members should still be able to access the forums with the same usernames but...
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    New website for the Scottish Home Education Forum

    Exciting news :horn: We have launched a new dedicated website for the Scottish Home Education Forum, which links back to the information here on Council Home Ed Policies. Visit us here :grouphug:
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    New website for the Scottish Home Education Forum

    Exciting news :horn: We have launched a new dedicated website for the Scottish Home Education Forum. Visit us here :grouphug:
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    New website for the Scottish Home Education Forum

    Exciting news :horn: We have launched a new dedicated website for the Scottish Home Education Forum. Visit us here :grouphug:
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    On Impact Investing, Digital Identity and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

    People affected by the COVID-19 pandemic may have some lock-down time to consider Alison McDowall from Philly's meticulous research on human capital data markets, impact investment and the digital panoptican. :peep: On Impact Investing, Digital Identity and the United Nation's Sustainable...
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    Home Truths reported by the HE Byte

    Thanks to HE-Byte for covering our 'Home Truths' report which seems to more 'Inconvenient Truths' for most mainstream media (apart from the BBC!) Clearly, we can't have parents thinking they know best....only GIRFEC outcomes count, after all, and they all demand usefulness to the...
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    Corona virus and withdrawal from school

    The Scottish Home Education Forum has had several enquiries from concerned parents who have withdrawn their children from school due to concerns over the corona virus and risks to vulnerable family members. It would appear that schools have no idea, and have received no guidance, on how to...
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    Corona virus and withdrawal from school

    (Copied from main forum) The Scottish Home Education Forum has had several enquiries from concerned parents who have withdrawn their children from school due to concerns over the corona virus and risks to vulnerable family members. It would appear that schools have no idea, and have received...
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    'Home Truths' home education research report

    Home Truths: Comparison of council policies vs. practice Our 'Home Truths' home education research report has now been now published. Full report Summary report Comparison of council policies vs. practice Top performers: Moray, North Lanarkshire, Edinburgh. Poorest performers: too many to...
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    Home Truths: Comparison of council policies vs. practice

    Our 'Home Truths' home education report has now been now published. It is the most comprehensive research study of home education in Scotland which differs from other parts of the UK. Full report Summary report Comparison of council policies vs. practice Top performers: Moray, North...
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    'Home Truths' home education research report published

    'Home Truths' home education research report published Download Home Truths (full report) Download Home Truths (summary report) The Scottish Home Education Forum has today (10 March 2020) published its findings from an in-depth investigation of local authorities’ policies, practices and...
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    'Home Truths' home education research report published

    'Home Truths' home education research report published Download Home Truths (full report) Download Home Truths (summary report) The Scottish Home Education Forum has today (10 March 2020) published its findings from an in-depth investigation of local authorities’ policies, practices and...
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    'Home Truths' home education research report published

    'Home Truths' home education research report published Download Home Truths (full report) Download Home Truths (summary report) The Scottish Home Education Forum has today (10 March 2020) published its findings from an in-depth investigation of local authorities’ policies, practices and...
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    'Home Truths' home education research report

    We will shortly be publishing a report of our recent research,'Home Truths: an investigation into local authorities’ home education policies, practices and relationships with home educators in Scotland'. The summary report is currently available to members of our private Scottish forum...
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    'Home Truths' home education research report

    We will shortly be publishing a report of our recent research,'Home Truths: an investigation into local authorities’ home education policies, practices and relationships with home educators in Scotland'. The summary report is currently available to members of our private Scottish forum.
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    UNCRC incorporation consultation response

    The Scottish Home Education Forum has responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on incorporating the UNCRC into Scots domestic law. Read the background and our submission here Comment piece: UNCRC incorporation into Scots law: trick or treat? We have called for direct incorporation...
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    Review of home education guidance in Scotland

    The Scottish Home Education Forum has published its initial submission to the Scottish Government in advance of the planned consultation and review of the statutory home education guidance, which we had called for last year in order to bring it into line with the law following the 2016 named...
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    Survey of Scottish Home Educators

    The Scottish Home Education Forum is conducting a survey of home educators' experiences with their LAs in advance of the upcoming guidance consultation. We will analyse responses alongside LA policies (which have already been requested via FOI) and we hope to conduct a small number of...
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    Health visitors fail to get it right for home education families

    PRESS RELEASE from the Scottish Home Education Forum Health visitors fail to get it right for home education families The Scottish Home Education Forum has today (24 June) published new research on home educating families' experiences of the health visiting service in Scotland. Under the...
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