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EO response to the misinformation of Mr Halfon and Mr Watts

Education Otherwise is the home education charity in the UK and counts amongst its trustees researchers in the field.  As a charity, we received the BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ programme interview with extreme distaste, as a result of the deeply prejudicial nature of comments made by Robert Halfon MP, chair of the education select committee […]

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Government Restrictions for lockdown: home education

New government restrictions for the month-long lockdown have been released.   Out-of-school activities (including wraparound care) may continue to operate if their primary purpose is providing registered childcare, or where they are offering other childcare activities, where this is reasonably necessary to enable parents to: work or search for work undertake training or education   […]

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Urgent: Home Education Inquiry

Home Education Inquiry     Parliamentary Committee call for evidence   The Education Select Committee has announced a review into home education.   ‘The Committee invites written submissions addressing any or all of the following points:   The duties of local authorities with regards to home education, including safeguarding and assuring the quality of home […]

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Annual General Meeting

  Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on 15th October 2020 at 1pm. In view of current Covid 19 arrangements, Education Otherwise has made the decision to take a step into the future by holding the meeting via ‘Zoom’. Details of the meeting will be posted nearer the time.   At the AGM […]

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Website News

Education Otherwise trustees have brought a new website and ‘brand’ image update to our charity. We are pleased to be able to offer a clear and accessible, modern look to the site and to be able to present our information in a dyslexia friendly text. Our new logo was designed by competition and reflects the […]

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