The Christian Institute, who won the landmark Supreme Court case against the Scottish Government regarding the infamous Named Person Scheme, is paying particular interest in the latest developments in the Welsh Government’s draft guidance on home education and the legal advice that we obtained. You may want to read their recent article and The HEContinue reading “Welsh Government faces backlash over draft guidance, says The Christian Institute.”
On 20 November, we attended the Welsh Assembly with a trustee of Education Otherwise who handed in the petition to the Petitions Committee to stop the draft guidance on home education. We were kindly invited to attend and we were able to speak directly with the Assembly Members for almost an hour. We stressed theContinue reading “Petition to scrap draft guidance gains momentum”
The Children, Young People and Education Committee is seeking clarification from the Education Minister on certain points regarding the home education guidance and the proposed regulations on data sharing. A copy of the letter can be found here.
The Home School Legal Defence Association Attorney for the US Global Outreach Department , Mike Donnelly, has responded to the Welsh draft guidance. Calling the guidance “concerning” and pointing out several flaws, Donnelly advised the Welsh education officials in writing to go back to the drawing board. The HSLDA have also recently published an article,Continue reading “US Home Schooling Association Concerned About Draft Guidance”
Below is the text of an email to Sian Gwenllian, Shadow Minister for Education and Welsh Language, following up on the Children’s Commissioner’s appearance before the Children, Young People and Education Committee on 6 November. From: Protecting Home Education WalesSent: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:33 pmTo: Gwenllian, Siân (Aelod Cynulliad | Assembly Member)Subject: Re: HomeContinue reading “Email to Shadow Education Minister – 13 Nov 19”