Home School Association, laws, forms, support groups to help you get started homeschooling in Western Australia (Perth, etc.)
Home-Based Learning Network of WA
Membership of the HBLN costs $30 per year per family and includes a 12 month subscription to the quarterly newsletter Learning Matters as well as free access to HBLN’s extensive library.
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Activities, Events and Seminars/Workshops
In this section you will find details for HBLN supported activities and events.
Western Australia Education Code For Homeschooling
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
Not intended as legal advice. Laws for your information only.
Guide for Home Educators
The Office of Government Schools provides a guide for Home Educators on its web page which is designed to help parents to understand how home education works. A WORD document.
Home Education Advisory Panels Guidelines
These guidelines apply to the review of a decision made by the Director General, by a Home Education Advisory Panel established under section 54 of the School Education Act, 1999.
It is important for home educators to familiarise themselves with the Homeschooling Policy and Education Act in order to fully understand their rights and responsibilities. From HBLN.
This website is designed to help parents to understand how home education operates in Western Australia. Read about the legal provisions for registration and related information. Find out about the resources, financial assistance and services you can access. Find out about developing and implementing a curriculum, work experience, accreditation and vocational or university studies.
District Education Office
To register as a home educator, the Department of Education and Training requires you to complete and lodge a form, which is available from your local District Education Office. Your application for registration is to be made by the last Friday in February in the first year of registration, or within fourteen (14) days of the last day on which the child was recorded as attending a school.
Online Social Networks
Homeschool Western Australia
This group is open to all home schoolers regardless of methodology … there is a search button up in the right hand corner … click on the magnifying glass icon and then type in a word … that way you can access past articles or discussions on any topic.
Western Australian Natural Learning Network
We are a free community providing support and information for the unschooling/natural learning subset of Western Australian homeschoolers (and anyone else interested). Here parents and kids can chat and organise events and meetups to connect and learn.
Perth (WA) Homeschoolers; Books & goods to buy, sell and swap.
Homeschooling products – this is items based in Pre Primary level curriculae and above. General toddler toys, alphabet recognition toys, Baby Einstein products etc aren’t homeschooling products.
Homeschool Learning Hub
We are a cooperative style group that comes together to organise, share and participate in low cost, fun and enriching activities to support our homeschooling journey.
This is a group for home educating families living in Perth Western Australia. The purpose of this group is to help, uplift and support one another and make this homeschooling journey an amazing one.
Learn Educate And Play
Weekly classes for home educated students held at Leisurelife in East Victoria Park. Parents are welcome to stay and chat or drop off and return at the end of class.
Perth Home Education Nature Play Group
This group is to support WA families following educational paths that do not involve school. Those considering home education are welcome whilst exploring their options. We organise nature-based meet ups in varying locations around the outskirts of the Perth metro area.
Perth Homeschoolers Network
This is a support group for all those who homeschool or are currently making the transition to homeschooling in Perth, Australia and surrounding areas within WA.
Rockingham Peel Homeschool Group
Our aim as a homeschool group is to provide affordable activities and classes to home educated children and youth in the Rockingham Peel Region. Warnboro Community Church, and Baldivis Recreation Centre. Weekly meetings.
Support Group Lists
Official Group Directory
All groups and events officially registered and covered by HBLN Public Liability Insurance, Workers Compensation and the HBLN Code of Conduct.
Support Groups & Contacts – WA
From the Home Education Association