Applying for an Exemption to Home School
in New Zealand
Here are two very helpful links
The first is a cut down version of the exemption application, showing you exactly which comments the Ministry of Education (MoE) expects you to reply to:
The second is a lengthy letter giving all kinds of tips on how to answer the comments:
I’d suggest reading those two, having a go at answering the questions, then contacting some-one on this list: https://hef.org.nz/2011/
It seems complicated at first, but it really isn’t that bad at all.
Websites and blogs:
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Needing help for your home schooling journey:
Here are a couple of links to get you started home schooling:
Information on getting started: https://hef.org.nz/getting-started-2/
Information on getting an exemption: https://hef.org.nz/exemptions/
This link is motivational: https://hef.org.nz/2012/home-schooling-what-is-it-all-about/
Exemption Form online: https://hef.org.nz/2012/home-schooling-exemption-form-now-online/