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Update on the revised Bill 144: the next step in developing a homeschooling framework in Quebec

Our legal team has reviewed the amendments made over the Assembly’s October sittings. It’s important to note that the passage of this bill, which amends the Education Act, is just one step in the process of developing a legislative...

Exploring Home Education Methods: Eclectic/Relaxed (Mixed)

By Dinah Whitton. After nearly becoming the top spokesperson for back to school, even I’m shocked that I love homeschooling so much. It’s hard to believe this is our second year of our home education journey. My adventure as...

Here we Grow Again: HSLDA is Hiring – Communications Position

Do you have a flare for writing and a passion for home education in Canada? Would you like to use your creativity to share important information and encourage families? Join HSLDA’s thriving Communications team to help empower homeschooling families...

Family Homeschool Days at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is pleased to announce three Family Homeschool Days on September 27th, October 25th and November 29th. This is an exclusive offer to individual homeschool families to experience workshops, dive shows and tank talks all while...

The Future of Homeschooling with HSLDA

It’s been over 20 years since HSLDA began defending our freedom to home educate. Our organization has grown from its inception and now has the ability to be more proactive than reactive. Now it’s time to leverage our experience...

Developing a Love of Learning Through ‘Life-Schooling’

By Caitlyn Watson. Learning is a difficult word to define. It can mean an expert knowledge of academic subjects, or it can refer to a broad knowledge of our planet and what it means not only to enjoy it,...

Homeschool Dad & HSLDA President on the Benefits of Home Education

My first impression of home education came from a staggering statistic about homeschool graduates in an Ivy League school. Fast forward to marriage and 4 children, the decision to homeschool came with much research and consideration. It’s been over...

Homeschooling is legal, so why is there conflict between families and school authorities?

Homeschooling is a valid, legal, and proven educational option; and, it seems that conflict with school authorities should be unnecessary. The level of conflict or cooperation can vary according to the school, school board, the family’s situation, province, and...

Special Message from HSLDA President

For just over 3 months I’ve enjoyed rolling up my sleeves and going full throttle as HSLDA’s new president. It was a pleasure meeting fellow homeschoolers during the past conference season and I’m grateful for your mutual enthusiasm. For...

Enhancing Home Education with Self-Organized Learning Environments: Innovative methods challenging traditional education

By Dinah Whitton. Imagine a world with self-organized learning and educators only serving as guides. While some might call this unschooling or perhaps a familiar aspect of homeschooling, this social experiment threatens traditional educational methods. A Self-Organized Learning Environment...

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