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IMPACT OF REGULATION: One Mother’s Story

Record: Giuliana Liberto, “Child-led and interest-inspired learning, home education, learning differences and the impact of regulation.” Cogent Education, 3 (2016): 1-10. [Abstract] Summary: Giuliana Liberto is a home educator who researched the effects of increased regulation on children’s learning and well-being in … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIAN HOME EDUCATED STUDENTS: Opportunities for Self-Regulation at Home & in School

Record: Glenda Jackson, “Australian home educated students on self-regulation opportunities at home and in school.” Cogent Education, 3, No. 1 (2016). [Abstract] Summary: In this article, Jackson, an educational consultant with the Australian Home Education Advisory Service (AHEAS) and a PhD recipient from Monash … Continue reading

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AAISHAH’S CHOICE: Muslim Home Education in Australia

Record: Rebecca English, “Aaishah’s choice: Muslims choosing home education for the management of risk” in Other Education: The Journal of Educational Alternatives 5, no. 1 (2016): 55-72. [Article] Summary: In this article, English, a Lecturer in Education at Queensland University of Technology, analyzes an interview with an … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON HOME EDUCATION: Do We Still Need Schools?

International Perspectives of Home Education discusses home-based education in a wide variety of countries such as the UK, USA, Australia, Israel, Afghanistan, Norway, Germany and more. The volume was edited by Paula Rothermel, a UK academic in the field of … Continue reading

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HOME EDUCATION IN NEW SOUTH WALES

Record: Talina Drabsch, “Home Education in NSW” in NSW Parliament E-Brief, issue 7 (August, 2013). [available here] Summary: Drabsch, a frequent contributor to the New South Wales (NSW) Parliamentary Library pubilcations series, here summarizes the home education situation in NSW … Continue reading

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USE YOUR FREEDOM OF CHOICE: Australian Unschoolers and Attachment Parenting

Record: Rebecca English, “Use Your Freedom of Choice: Reasons for Choosing Homeschool in Australia” in Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning 9, no. 17 (2015): 1-18. [Avaliable Here] Summary: English, a Lecturer in Education at Queensland University of Technology in … Continue reading

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STUDENT PERSPECTIVES ON HOME EDUCATION TRANSITIONS WITH FORMAL SCHOOLING

Record:  Glenda Jackson, “Home Education Transitions with Formal Schooling: Student Perspectives” in Issues in Educational Research 17 (2007) (Available fulltext here) Summary:  Jackson, director of the Australian Home Education Advisory Service, here conducts three case studies of homeschooled students transitioning … Continue reading

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