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Homeschools in Australia: Brisbane mum un-schools child

http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/parenting/brisbane-mother-unschools-children-because-education-system-failed-them/story-fngqim8m-1227433526073Rachael Clark and her children learn in a different way. Instead, she decided to unschool them, meaning they don’t have any structured lessons on anything they simply experience the day-to-day world however they want. Left to their own devices, they are allowed to follow their interests and passions in a more natural way. Its about giving them control over their learning, and allowing them to do what they love, Ms Clark tells news.com.au of her radical approach to education. Read more…

Emma Thompson Homeschools  her daughter after girl says school ‘wasn’t for her’

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2944022/Emma-Thompson-home-schools-daughter-girl-says-school-wasn-t-her.htmlThe actress has had a purpose-built classroom constructed in the back garden after 15-year-old Gaia complained that she did not enjoy formal education. The actor said: ‘[Gaia] is terribly focused and hard-working, but she didn’t like the sausage factory of formal education. I’ve no argument with that.’ The 48-year-old added that he and Miss Thompson are yet to decide what their daughter should be taught, joking: ‘I think we should just teach Latin and free-form dance. See more…

Evidence of homeschooling success erased from inquiry report

http://theconversation.com/evidence-of-home-schooling-success-erased-from-inquiry-report-35087Around 10,000 children are registered for home education in Australia. Home education has always been legal in Australia. But, as an educational approach, it is rarely discussed publicly.

Rebecca English does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above. Read more…

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