Christian Homeschooling in Australia
Homeschooling is an excellent way to give our children a Christian education. Christian homeschooling in Australia continues to increase as more parents discover how many options they have.
Australian Christian homeschoolers use a variety of methods to homeschool.
Whilst many parents choose to homeschool for reasons other than academics there is still a lot to learn about how to go about it.
On this site you will find general information on Homeschooling in Australia that will help you get organised to homeschool.
You can also find a suggested Australian curriculum guides to use along with some subject helps for following the Australian National Curriculum.
Will It Be Too Hard
I am starting to understand the underlying issues that have caused me to struggle and stress over the years. I wanted to share these struggles to encourage you that we all have times when we wonder “Should I homeschool My Child”.
I also wanted to encourage you to overcome these obstacles; grow stronger and strengthen you on your homeschooling … Read More
If you are just new to the idea of homeshooling
please spend some time working out how you plan to homeschool for this will affect your curriculum choices. It will also save you money.
was written for the new Australian homeschoolers who want the essential information to home school with confidence.
I wrote this ebook to fast track your education on homeschooling in Australia. It’s not just my thoughts but a collection of wisdom from other homeschooling families. As a Christian home educator myself I think you will find this book helpful as you decide what is the best fit for you.
Here is a list of more Christian How To Homeschool Books.
Christian Homeschooling in Australia – Resources
There are a variety of Christian homeschooling resources providers. They all sell different products and they are run by homeschooling familes who understand homeschooling. Here is a list of the main ones.
Homeschooling Downunder – That’s Me! We provide a collection of resources with a literature based focus and we publish much of our own material.
Education Reformation – Joelle has material that she has written and published plus she imports many popular resources from USA.
Adnil Press – Linda also has published homeschool material plus she imports curriculum with a Classical education flavour.
Homeschool Supplies – Frank and Valerie provide workbook materials in a huge range of subjects for homeschoolers.
Design Your Own Homeschool – Marion has lots of ideas on her site plus some resources.
Teaching Treasures – Ingrid has a wealth of info on her site for free. It’s very practical.
Light Education Ministries – They publish LEM, a phonics reading program and they sell many US Christian Textbooks from Abeka, Rod and Staff and Bob Jones University. They also work with schools.
I know it is a little scary homeschooling without the support of an “official” organization but it’s not as hard as you think.
For online community and support I highly recommend joining Aussiehomeschool.com.au. You can also buy and sell curriculum and meet with other Christian homeschooling families.
For families wanting to know more about Catholic Homeschooling in Australia there is quite a large support network also.
Australian Christian Homeschool Distance Education
This is a packaged approach that requires you to follow their curriculum. Most of the planning is done for you.
Children have set workbooks on traditional subjects. The material is US based with some Australian content. Children’s work is very self-directed. You may also get support and some conferences.