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Since 1989 Beverley Paine has steadfastly promoted and supported home education as an educational choice for Australia families. Her books and websites aim to demystify education, gently deschooling families so that they may meet their children's individual and unique educational and developmental needs. Her honesty, insights and wealth of experience continues to bring hope, reassurance and confidence to families.
Home education is a legal alternative to school education in Australia. State and Territory governments are responsible for regulating home education and have different requirements, however home educating families are able to develop curriculum and learning programs to suit the individual needs of their children.
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The children who have contributed items for this website live in Australia and all are educated at home by their parents.
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Remember to send in your scanned pictures. They need to be your original work for us to upload them. Remember to send in your scanned pictures! We prefer .jpg, .gif, .bmp or .png format but can format images sent in MS Word files or as pdfs. We'll do our best to publish everything we receive, although it may take a week or so before your picture is online. See the submission guidelines to find out how to have your picture published in our Kids Pages Gallery.
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by Nathan, age 7
Girl Multimedia (clay, feathers, beads, craft hair)
wearing Samuri origami hat
by Kayla, age 9
Madeleine drew this lovely picture of a girl.
House, by Roger, drawn aged 8
Self portrait by Shannan,
aged 7 (see Shannan's stories)
One of April's first drawings, age 3
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Welcome to the world of home education - learning without school! We officially began educating our three children in 1985, when our eldest was five years. In truth, we had helped them learn what they need to learn as they grew and explored and discovered this amazing world since the moment they were each born! I am a passionate advocate of allowing children to learn unhindered by unnecessary stress and competition, meeting developmental needs in ways that suit their individual learning styles and preferences. Ours was a homeschooling, unschooling and natural learning family! There are hundreds of articles on this site to help you build confidence as a home educating family. I hope that your home educating adventure is as satisfying as ours was!
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