October 26, 2021

Nelson Home Educators Conference

Nelson Home Educators Conference
Date: 9 May 2015
Venue: St Paul’s Church hall, 69 Waimea West Rd, Brightwater, Nelson.
Contact: Rachel rachelevander@gmail.com 027 254 6699
Cost: $15.00
9:30 Registration
9:45 Welcome and introductions
10:00-11:00 Barbara “Avoiding Burnout – Keeping Going When the Going Gets Tough”
11:00-11:30 Morning tea
11:30-12:30 Suzannah “Finishing the Race: How Home Education Prepared Me for Life”?

12:30-1:30 Lunch (bring your own lunch)

1:30 – 2:30pm two electives
1. Barbara “Home Educating Through Secondary and Preparing For Tertiary Education and the Workforce”
2. Debbie Ball  “Natural Home Education for All (especially Quirky children/parents:  Asperger’s/anxiety/giftedness/socially awkward or other differences)”
2:30-3:00 Afternoon tea
3:00-4:00 Barbara “State of the Nation” (This will include among other things the current MoE changes, National Library, Asylum etc)
4:00-4:30 Q & A Panel with Barbara, Suzannah and a couple of local home educators
There will be a  book stall at the conference


Needing help for your home schooling journey:



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

Information on getting startedhttps://hef.org.nz/getting-started-2/


Information on getting an exemptionhttps://hef.org.nz/exemptions/

This link is motivational: http://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/

Coming Events: https://hef.org.nz/2013/some-coming-events-for-home-education-during-2013-2/

Beneficiaries: http://hef.org.nz/2013/where-to-for-beneficiary-families-now-that-the-social-security-benefit-categories-and-work-focus-amendment-bill-has-passed-its-third-reading

Red Tape Cluster Buster Meetings and the Scoping Survey: https://hef.org.nz/2014/next-steps-deadline-8-december-2014/


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