A Bit of Political Advice to Home Educators by Craig Smith


I really want to encourage as many home educators as possible to write a submission today because this Bill COULD effect you down the line at some stage and it WILL effect some home educators now.

Craig wrote these two great articles for TEACH Bulletin when ERO reviews were stopped. Only 35 a year are being done now:

These two links are good to read if you have never read them before. They are also good to read again to be reminded of these things.

NO MORE Home Schooling ERO REVIEWS!!!

NO MORE Home Schooling ERO REVIEWS!!!

A Bit of Political Advice to Home Educators

A Bit of Political Advice to Home Educators

Craig said that there is a time to speak up and a time to remain silent.

This is  a time to speak up so…

Please put a submission into the select committee today

Online submissions close at midnight

mailed and delivered submissions close at 5pm

68 submissions here to help you write your submission: https://hef.org.nz/beneficiaries/submissions/

All the information you need is here: https://hef.org.nz/2012/make-a-submission-reject-compulsory-early-education-for-3-year-olds/

Support groups should also be putting in submissions – please make sure the support groups you are involved in have or are putting in submissions.

Please forward this email to other home educators and other home education email discussion groups.



Related Links:


From the Smiths:


Updated 5 October 2012:  One year on (Craig Smith’s Health) page 7 click here


Needing help for your home schooling journey:



Here are a couple of links to get you started home schooling:




This link is motivational:


Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill

Make a submission: Reject compulsory Early Education for 3 year olds