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Rainbow Resistance

“Like living in Vichy France” is how one home educator described  the latest betrayal of home educators by Education Otherwise and its collaborators on one of our forum threads.  It is  difficult to disagree, which is probably why a new rainbow Resistance movement is emerging among the home ed Allies

It was Graham Stuart MP, a member of the UK […]

By |November 15th, 2009|Civil Liberties, Education, Law, Politics|0 Comments

The Badman effect on Scotland: a résumé

By Schoolhouse

As Scotland’s national home education support organisation, Schoolhouse continues to be deluged with enquiries from home educators throughout the UK who are concerned about the implications of the Badman review for home education north of the border. While some Engish families are thinking of relocating to Scotland to escape the draconian measures proposed by […]

By |November 6th, 2009|Articles, Civil Liberties, Education, Law, Politics|0 Comments

Equality and Human Rights case service (Scotland)

Govan Law Centre’s Education Law Unit, supported by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, runs a case service for children and young people in education in Scotland who have been discriminated against or whose human rights have been breached.

The service offers help for children or young people in education (or their parents) and covers both […]

By |October 30th, 2009|Education|0 Comments

Home educators mean business

 

Everyone knows about the concept of fair trade, and most people will also have heard of the ‘shop local’ campaigns and farmers’ markets being promoted across the country. We are certainly becoming more discerning as consumers, and many of us are exercising positive choice by buying fair trade coffee or supporting our local butcher rather […]

By |October 30th, 2009|Enterprise|0 Comments

What if…?

By Barbara

What if registration and monitoring are inevitable, as some “negotiators” would have us believe?

Surely that sentiment can only be expressed by someone who has given up, or who, for some other reason, is choosing not to fight against the destruction of fundamental freedoms that these compulsory measures would bring. The battle, for them, is […]

By |October 28th, 2009|Education|2 Comments

Freedom is a hardy plant

The Declaration of Arbroath set the will and the wishes of the people of Scotland above the King. If he betrayed them he would be removed and replaced. It also affirmed the nation’s independence in a way no battle could, and justified it with a truth beyond nation and race. Man has a right to […]

By |October 28th, 2009|Civil Liberties, Politics|0 Comments

Just Say No (Home Ed Forums)

 

A response to the DCSF CON-sultation on proposals for the registration and monitoring of law abiding home educating families.

1 Do you agree that these proposals strike the right balance between the rights of parents to home educate and the rights of children to receive a suitable education?

DISAGREE

Parents are the natural guardians of their children’s rights […]

By |October 24th, 2009|Civil Liberties, Education, Family, Law, Politics|0 Comments

Just Say No

A response to the DCSF CON-sultation on proposals for the registration and monitoring of law abiding home educating families.

1. Do you agree that these proposals strike the right balance between the rights of parents to home educate and the rights of children to receive a suitable education?

Disagree

This disgusting war of attrition on a legitimate section […]

By |October 24th, 2009|Civil Liberties, Education, Law, Politics|2 Comments

5000 Just Say No to Balls

Responses to the government’s consultation on registration and monitoring proposals for home educating families in England now look certain to exceed  5000 in number by tonight’s deadline. It can also be confidently assumed that the vast majority of these will have articulated strong opposition to all the recommendations in the Badman report on elective home education, which […]

By |October 19th, 2009|Civil Liberties, Education, Family, Law, Politics|0 Comments

“Selective” committee stitch up

“Stitch up” has been the overwhelming reaction of home educators to the Children, Schools and Families Committee’s announcement of its oral evidence schedule for the allegedly “independent” inquiry into the Badman review of elective home education in England, due  to be held next week.

A controversial line up of witnesses has been announced, which calls into question the […]

By |October 8th, 2009|Civil Liberties, Education, Law, Politics|0 Comments