Is home schooling legal in Australia?

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Is home schooling legal in Australia?

Postby sunnyangels » Mon Jul 24, 2006 6:03 am

is home schooling legal in australia?

also, does anyone knows any list of australian universities that accept home schoolers (home schoolers friendly)

many thanks.
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Re: Is home schooling legal in Australia?

Postby Theodore » Mon Jul 24, 2006 11:33 am

Is Homeschooling Legal? (in Australia)
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I would assume that since homeschooling is legal, Australian universities accept homeschoolers, but I can't give specifics.

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Postby homey » Wed Nov 15, 2006 2:38 pm

Hi Sunnyangels,

The legal-ness of homeschooling in Australia varies from state to state. Some states have more homeschooler friendly laws than others. (Tasmania has particularly nice laws!) It has been awhile since I have checked into that, so I'm not all that up to date...

As for university, I was fully homeschooled and then went on to study at uni in Australia. I applied by way of the "alternative entrance" option, which meant I had to sit the STAT (a comprehension test) and write an essay explaining why I wanted to study my particular chosen course at my particular chosen university.

I studied via distance (from home) with the University of New England.

Hope that helps. :-)

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