First post in a while and straight into the big news – we are homeschooling this year! Not officially, as in Australia you generally can’t register to be “official” homeschoolers until your child is 6 years old. But we did make the conscious choice not to enrol Mr 4 in a preschool/kindy program this year, despite pretty much every other family we know doing so.
This was not an easy decision!
Spotted any important education news in the media recently? No doubt you heard a bunch of stories about NAPLAN earlier in May, but here’s some other stories you may have missed. From fidget spinners to disability funding, forest kindergartens to credit cards in primary schools, continue on for the highlights:
I am a huge fan of conferences – especially free online ones with awesome speakers! There are a couple of great ones coming up that I have to share. I have no affiliation with them, besides being excited to attend myself!
A mum of two trying to find her way through the Australian school system.