This week The Independent online published an article by Janet Street Porter in which she was openly critical of the growing popularity of Home Schooling! ( read full article here) Janet Street Porter is of course entitled to her own opinions and I don't actually know if there is a right or wrong answer to… Continue reading Home Schooling – Should you or shouldn’t you?
I knew from day 1 that travelling the world was going to be an incredible learning opportunity for my 6 yr old (now 7yr old) son. I just don't think I realised the enormity of knowledge that it was going to bring to my own life too. I have always had a lifelong love of… Continue reading World Schooling – It’s not just for kids!
To my teachers "THANK YOU"Since I have started travelling the globe and World Schooling my 7yr old son it has really brought home what a massive responsibility educating children is and has drawn me to reflect upon the impact that my own teachers have had upon my life. Incredible really given the fact that my… Continue reading To my teachers
It has now been almost 3 months since Cameron last attended school and all his friends have now returned for the new Autumn term. Because we had been home over the new term period I had shown him a few photos on Facebook of some of his friends going back and a few days later… Continue reading World Schooling – The First 3 Months.
Back to our roots:Cameron has been fascinated today to learn that the 'Irish Famine Memorial' he saw actually represents his ancestors, in fact until today I didn't pick up on the fact that he didn't even know what the word ancestors even meant!. When we returned to the same memorial later this evening, he stood… Continue reading Irish Potato Famine
The majority of our year of World Schooling year is going to be spent overseas, however there will be a couple of short periods in between trips when we will be back in Sussex and I am determined to maximise those opportunities and explore new places in and around my home county. I am very… Continue reading Borde Hill Gardens – West Sussex
Many people have recently asked me "What is world schooling?" Well the best way I can describe it is 'experiential education through travel.' In many ways pretty similar to home schooling but with the emphasis on the child being educated whilst either travelling the world, or living for a period of time in another country… Continue reading An introduction to world schooling