Author Archives: Barbara

Make a submission: Reject compulsory Early Education for 3 year olds

Make A Submission Do you want compulsory  preschool education for 3 – 5 year olds in addition to compulsory education for 6 – 16 year olds? ******* Do you want it to be compulsory to have to enrol with a General … Continue reading

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Home Educating German family fail in asylum bid

Home Educating German family fail in asylum bid From Radio NZ German homeschooling family fail in asylum bid A German family who came to New Zealand to avoid prosecution for homeschooling their children have failed in their bid for refugee … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale

  This production is being advertised outside the home educating community so secure your tickets now!  Details also at www.eventfinder.co.nz/2012/william-shakespeares-the-winters-tale/auckland/papatoetoe From the group of home educators who brought you, Julius Caesar, Twelfth Night and an outdoor promenade of Midsummer Night’s Dream, … Continue reading

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URGENT: ACSNZ CAMBRIDGE EXAM APPLICATIONS – DEADLINE: TUESDAY 31st MAY

DEADLINE: TUESDAY 31st MAY Final applications (not expressions of interest) are due at the ACSNZ office by 3:00pm on the above date. There will be no other access to the Cambridge Examinations after this date.  So whether you are organising … Continue reading

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Science by Design conferences – Only 15 days to go!

[Please pass this along to your local homeschooling networks]Have you booked for the Science by Design conference yet? Only fifteen days until the tour starts! The Earlybird deadline for Auckland and Palmerston North is the 31 May so book now … Continue reading

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Palmerston North: Science by Design Conference

Science by Design Conference, Jay Wile –  Tuesday 7th (Evening) & Wednesday 8th June Palmerston North REGISTER Below, early bird finishes 31st May.  http://www.learnex.co.nz/Editable/conference/FirelightJayWile2011PN.shtml     FREE! Elementary Science Course voucher. GOODIE BAGS SUPER SUPPER TUESDAY EVENING SPOT PRIZES Conference Programme   … Continue reading

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German Home Educating Dad needs work URGENTLY

We have a German Home Schooling father here in New Zealand who desperately needs to get a job. This is what he sent me: Our claim for refugee status in New Zealand was declined, which was predictable. Now we have … Continue reading

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LightHome Publications to help those effected by earthquake

LightHome Publications We here at LightHome would like to donate free home school e-books to any New Zealand home schooling families who have lost their home and/or belongings in the earthquake. If you are one of those, please send us … Continue reading

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ERO Christchurch

ERO Christchurch We sent a message to Jenny Clark, PR person for the ERO, and to Rob Williamson, head of ERO’s home education unit, expressing relief at hearing that their colleagues in Christchurch have all been accounted for. Jenny sent … Continue reading

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New email support loop – NZ Home Educators using Cambridge

New email support loop – NZ Home Educators using Cambridge Erena has created a new email loop specifically for those using or planning on teaching through the Cambridge examinations in the near future. It is an active group so see … Continue reading

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