Author: Chelle Oldham Chelle has been an educator in schools, colleges and universities since 2005 with expertise and published work across Early Childhood, Primary, Secondary, FE and HE. Experienced teacher educator who has achieved all teaching certificates covering 3-11yrs, 11-18yrs and 14-19yrs enabling Chelle to gain experience of all educational age-groups. Chelle started her careerContinue reading “Lived Realities of Learning Education & Teaching: asking hard questions”
Category Archives: Home Education
Temperature Check – The Value of Education
Highlights from the online survey (so far)
Every adult who answered the survey believed that their own knowledge of English, Maths (some Science) had increased since beginning their Home Education journey
Home Education Voices: A Family Narrative of How Education is Valued and If/Where Education Capital is Transferred.￼
Opportunity to participate in some unique and timely Home Education Research.
Real Life Solutions: Juggling Home-Working & Children’s Learning?
Top Tips for Balancing Work and Children’s Learning in 2021
Help for Parents Forced to Home Educate
Home Educators Helping Home Learners – Why didnt they think of that?
Learning From Home is Here to Stay!
Maybe Covid-19 presents the Home Education community with an opportunity to build a bridge crossing the divide between authorities and families
“Don’t be afraid to be controversial”
It never occurred to me that my 20 year career would stand as the evidence of my children receiving “efficient, suitable education”
Blogging: a steep but necessary learning curve
Things I learned this month, (1) use a title that tells the readership what your blog is about. It may help to avoid hours of anguish. I often forget to remain in the present rather than being taken back to high school memories I would rather forget existed. (2) People will comment. The good, the bad and the down-right ugly. It can be difficult to send the inner voice out into this very public arena, only to have negative comments added in a relatively short space of time. Prepare oneself mentally and emotionally
2020: the year we took back our children’s education
What I recall of 2020? That was the year the Government destroyed the faith and hope of a generation
Educating Children During & After Covid-19: Opportunity for Change?
When in January 2020 I first heard about a virus sweeping through China, I rolled into a big branded pharmacy and bought the last 2 remaining anti-viral hand-sanitiser. These types of items were already flying off the shelves. Those of us purchasing at that time would most likely be the ones preparing for a pandemic,Continue reading “Educating Children During & After Covid-19: Opportunity for Change?”