Useful Links

Home Education (UK)

Action for Home Education (AHEd)  Sister organisation to Schoolhouse covering England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Association of Elective Home Educating Parents (AEHEP)

Home Education Forums  Online networking for home educators and those interested in home education in the UK

Home Education Advisory Service (HEAS)  UK wide membership organisation

Home Service  Christian Home Education Support Service

Home Education in the UK  Information, articles and resources for home educators

Home Education Business Directory  For home educators in business or thinking of self employment

Muddle Puddle  Early years home education resources

Freedom in Education  Articles on alternatives to regular schooling, as well as all the back issues of the newsletter

Home Education Special  The website of the HE-Special-UK mailing list

Public Sector

The Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Government

Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA)

Scottish Local Authority Contacts

Other Organisations

Education Scotland


Govan Law Centre (Education Law Unit)

Scottish Child Law Centre

Clan Childlaw

Eighteen & Under

The Scottish Funding Council

Scottish Qualifications Authority

Scotland’s  Commissioner for Children & Young People

Bullying UK

Autism Network Scotland

The National Autistic Society Scotland

Dyslexia Scotland

Dyslexics UK

Tymes Trust – The Young ME Sufferers Trust

Scottish Travellers Education Programme

Travellers’ Times

Human Scale Education

Scottish Parent Teacher Council

Parents Want A Say


Home Education Europe Facebook Group

International Freedom in Education Day

Learning Freely Network  A worldwide network of Natural Learners, Unschoolers, and other, autonomously learning, Home based Education, parents and groups.

Netherlands:  Nederlandse Vereniging voor Thuisonderwijs / Home Education in the Netherlands

Germany: Bildung und Erziehung in Familien

Switzerland: Bildung zu Hause  

France: Les Enfants d’Abord 

Spain: Educacion Libre 

USA: Alternative Education Resource Organisation (AERO) 


USA: National Home Education Network