Home education allows children to learn about the world and their place in it all the while surrounded by their families and communities.

It provides a rich, broad learning experience and whether families choose to follow a curriculum or to follow their child’s interests, the pace is that of the child. It is not complicated, because parents know their children and are there to answer questions and guide them.

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Home education is a positive option for many families who find that school does not meet their children’s needs. There are many different reasons that families choose home education for their children and there are many different educational styles and methods to explore.

Whether you are an experienced home educator, just starting out or are simply interested in how home education works we hope that this website can answer a few of your questions.

Why not get started here with a few of the most frequently asked questions.

At Home with Home Educators

Our short film features a selection of interviews that offers a glimpse into the life of Home Educators in Ireland.