Category «Home Education»

The Trouble with Teens and ‘transphobia’

Before I had my own kids, it was easy to be self-righteous and pronounce judgement on parents whom I presumed to be making bad decisions. On seeing a crying toddler bribed with a bag of crisps or a baby in a buggy smeared with chocolate, I’d say to myself, “When I’m a mum I’ll never …

Controversial Scotland hate crime bill voted through by MSPs

The Scottish Government has passed its controversial Hate Crime Bill despite concerns being raised over its impact on freedom of speech. The new legislation creates a criminal offence of “stirring up hatred” against protected groups, on the grounds of religion, sexual orientation, age, disability and transgender identity. It expands on a similar race crime law …

Response – Home Education – registration and monitoring proposals

Response to the Department for Children, Schools and Families consultation on Home Education – registration and monitoring proposals Family Education Trust is a registered charity dedicated to promoting stable family life and the welfare of children. Parents frequently contact the Trust for advice on the options available to them with regard to the education of …