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Off-rolling and Exclusion
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Off-rolling and Exclusion

The dubious practice of off-rolling Ofsted has announced that it is to conduct an investigation into exclusion figures, in particular trying to establish why two regions in the north-east (Yorkshire and the Humber) have higher rates of excluded pupils than anywhere else in England. Six of the 10 worst offending areas are situated in the…

Home Ed common sense?
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Home Ed common sense?

Common sense on home education? The Welsh Assembly recently announced a consultation on elective home education. The Children’s Commissioner has been calling for compulsory registration and an annual inspection for all home educated children. Everyone thought that this was going to happen. Instead, Kirsty Williams AM, who is the Cabinet Secretary for Education, decided that…

Home Education Resources
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Home Education Resources

Thinking of Home Education? Some resources you might find helpful Education Otherwise (important group and website): https://educationotherwise.org Educational Freedom: http://educationalfreedom.org.uk/ Home Education Advisory Service: https://www.heas.org.uk  Looks like they have more printed resources than online Free Range Education: http://free-range-education.org.uk Home Education UK: http://www.home-education.org.uk/ Home Education in UK: http://home-ed.info/ Home Education Special: http://www.he-special.org.uk (focus on Home Ed and special needs, some useful…

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