A Family Fun Day To Celebrate Saani

Join us for an afternoon of family fun in memory of the marvellous Saani Bennetts. There will be games & activities, and a chance to catch up and remember our crazy wonderful Saani.

Perth Zoo

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We aim to connect people with nature, inspire in people a passion for conservation and provide links and practical means [here at the Zoo and beyond our borders] for individuals to become involved in conservation. We role-model environmental sustainability and promote ways that our visitors can contribute to conservation by creating a learning environment and […]

WA Museums

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The Western Australian Museum is the State’s premier cultural organisation, housing WA’s scientific and cultural collection. For over 120 years the Museum has been making the State’s natural and social heritage accessible and engaging through research, exhibitions and public programs. Today, the Museum has seven public locations across our State – and a Collections and Research […]

Skwirk

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Skwirk helps busy home educators cover the Australian curriculum whilst fostering independent learning and recording student progress. Skwirk is easy to navigate through subject, topic and chapter and can be used as an integrated program for six key subject areas or as a springboard for further discussion and revision. https://www.skwirk.com.au/home-educators#pricing_table    

Khan Academy

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Free, world-class, personalised learning for anyone, anywhere. Focuses on maths and science but also has courses in English, humanities, arts, economics and thinking skills. https://www.khanacademy.org/

Australian History Mysteries

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The Australian History Mysteries case studies are designed to stimulate students’ interest in and engagement with aspects of their history, landscape and heritage, and to develop the skills needed in pursuing historical studies. Australian Curriculum-linked. https://www.australianhistorymysteries.info/

Duo Lingo

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Learning with Duolingo is a fun, free, and effective way to learn another language. With quick, bite-sized lessons, you’ll earn points and unlock new levels while gaining real-world communication skills. https://www.duolingo.com/

Advice on the use of Moderator Templates

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Recently, a number of home-educating families expressed concern that moderators were saying they were required to complete the moderator report template prior to their moderator meeting. HEWA sought clarification from the Department of Education. We were informed that during Covid restrictions in 2020, some moderators started sending the templates to home educators to guide discussions. […]

Student Services

SCSA (School Curriculum & Standards Authority) has developed new curriculum support materials which home educators can access to further enhance the learning opportunities for our children. The resources are available on the Extranet on the SCSA website. Extranet The Extranet is SCSA’s secure area for teachers to access materials and resources to support them in their […]

Report Impact of COVID-19 on Home Education May 2020

In April 2020, HEWA developed a survey to ascertain the impact of COVID-19 on WA’s currently home-educating families. Specifically, we wanted to find out: How COVID-19 was impacting their home-education plans for their children How COVID-19 was impacting their access to resources The impact of COVID-19 on the health and wellbeing on their families Their […]