Learn Free 2020 Programme

09h15-10h00 Registration, Coffee and Browse Expo
10h00-10h15 Welcome & Introduction (Main Hall)
10h15-11h00 SESSION 1 Keynote Address : “HAVE A LITTLE FAITH!” LEAH BODEN
11h00-11h20 Tea Break
11h20-12h20 SESSION 2: Main Hall Lower Hall Lounge
LEARNING THROUGH PLAY AND FUN
When nature does the work
Rebekah Thorne
HOME EDUCATION AND POLITICS
An update and discussion on political attitudes and agendas,
and why we should be concerned
Randall and Mary Hardy
SECONDARY EDUCATION AND ALTERNATIVES
Panel with Alice Khimasia, Fiona Nicholson, Kat Patrick
12h20-13h30 Lunch/Browse/Mingle
13h30-14h30 SESSION 3: Main Hall Eadon Lounge
THE CHARLOTTE MASON APPROACH
Leah Boden
THE WALDEN SUCCESS STORY
Billy Arthur Walden and Jayne Walden
BEEN THERE, DONE THAT!
Veteran home educators share from their experience
Dorothy Murphy, Mary Nevin
14h30-14h45 Tea Break
14h45-15h45 SESSION 4: Main Hall Eadon Lounge
THE HOME ED DAD
How even the busiest dads can be part of the journey
Michael Reeves
THE HANDS-ON CHILD
Facilitating children who like to make things
Billy Arthur Walden
LITERACY HELP
Practical thoughts, tools and tips for helping your child learn to read
Mary Nevin, Trish Rowell, Kat Patrick
15h45-16h30 Prize draw & Closing / Final Browse

COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT:

A decision regarding the Learn Free Home Educators Conference will be made mid-April. Please visit this page again then for an update.