Welcome to the HEdNI website.

This is your window to the wealth of information, fun, and support available from the network of home educating families in Northern Ireland.

HEdNI is an inclusive group, welcoming those of all backgrounds, religious beliefs, races and cultures. We do not promote any one method of home-educating; rather we support the right of all families to choose for themselves what suits them best.

Latest News

Ukelele at The Big Sing

Three of the new Ukelele players
HEdNI kids were excited yesterday to add to their musical repertoire at the Big Sing- after a great session singing rounds and experimenting with the boom-wackers(!) there was an opportunity to join in with a Ukelele lesson. With over twenty beginner Ukelele players (and a couple of experts!) the watching parents were most impressed that a recognisable “Jingle Bells” emerged at the end of the very first class!  We look forward to the next session...

Oxford Island - Kinnego Bushcraft Centre

Some home educating families visited the Bushcraft Centre in Oxford Island this afternoon.  Greg was very accommodating to the group inspiring their imaginations and showing the children an array of reptiles. Favourites included a corn snake which they got to hold, a tarantula and beautiful terrapins!  After seeing the reptiles the group went through the woods while Greg gave a talk on survival.  The group went on to build a survival shelter and ate some tasty rosehip apple chew...