ABOUT HOME EDUCATION

Home education is a legal alternative to school education in South Australia.
The Department for Education is responsible for regulating home education.
Home educating families are able to develop curriculum and learning programs to suit the individual needs of their children.
An active supportive home educating community thrives in South Australia. Individual and groups organise a range of social and educational activities including excusions, camps, workshops and classes for home educating families.

Families accept and take on the responsibility for educating their children outside of school. To enable this they apply for exemption from attending school. Families are required to prepare a comprehensive learning plan to suit their child's needs within the scope of the Australian Curriculum. Children learn within the family home, making use of community resources and amenities. The parents or caregivers are responsible for creating, planning, evaluating and recording the children's learning. Permission to home educate is reviewed annually. Home educating groups provide support, education and social opportunities.

Download Information on Getting Started and
How to Apply for Exemption from Attending School

Education Department information on home education

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SUPPORT GROUPS

There is also a more comprehensive list of support groups, meeting dates and contact details in the HBLSA Newsletter

Absolutely Autism Fleurieu Homeschool Workshops
Adelaide and SA Homeschoolers
Adelaide Christian Homeschoolers
Adelaide City and Surrounds Home Educators
Adelaide Home Edders Meet Ups!
Adelaide ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) Homeschoolers
Adelaide Hills Home Educators (Yahoo)
Adelaide Hills Homeschoolers (Facebook)
Adelaide Homeschool Buy Sell Swap
Adelaide Homeschool Teens
Barossa Valley and SA Get Togethers
Fleurieu Home Educators
Fleurieu Homeschool Co-op

Home Ed Cooperative Opportunities
Homeschool Maker Group
Homeschoolers, External Students and Parents in SA
Homeschool Stage Production
Limestone Coast Home Educators
Mid North HS Connections
Murraylands/Mid Murray Homeschooling Group
N-NE Adelaide Home Edders FREECYCLE Group
North East Adelaide Home Educators
Northern Adelaide Homeschoolers
Onkaparinga & Torrens Valley Homeschool
Project Ed
SA Homeschool Village Square

SA Unschoolers
South Australian Yahoo Group HESA
Southern Adelaide Home Educators (SAME)
The Play Project

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