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Advice
18th May

How to Create a Personalised Learning Plan

Did you know that 34% more Aussie parents have started homeschooling in the last two years? In fact, homeschooling has reached a record high in South Australia. The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a light on the fact that many kids learn better at home, and parents across the country are making the change. Kids learn better in […]

How to Create a Personalised Learning Plan

Did you know that 34% more Aussie parents have started homeschooling in the last two years? In fact, homeschooling has reached a record high in South Australia. The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a light on the fact that many kids learn better at home, and parents across the country are making the change. Kids learn better in […]

Advice
4th May

Can Homeschooling Cause Social Isolation?

The majority of children in Australia spend 12 years of their life in education, so this forms a huge part of their early life! Education introduces your children to new interests and helps them to develop valuable skills for life.  However, there is no one way to approach your child’s education. While a large number […]

Can Homeschooling Cause Social Isolation?

The majority of children in Australia spend 12 years of their life in education, so this forms a huge part of their early life! Education introduces your children to new interests and helps them to develop valuable skills for life.  However, there is no one way to approach your child’s education. While a large number […]

Advice
2nd May

Special Needs Homeschooling

Special needs can feel like a different world of parenting altogether. It has its own amazing moments, as well as its own struggles. If you have found yourself evaluating your child’s education choices and wondering whether homeschooling would be a good fit, you’re in the right place. Or, perhaps this is your first time genuinely […]

Special Needs Homeschooling

Special needs can feel like a different world of parenting altogether. It has its own amazing moments, as well as its own struggles. If you have found yourself evaluating your child’s education choices and wondering whether homeschooling would be a good fit, you’re in the right place. Or, perhaps this is your first time genuinely […]

Advice
2nd May

Is My Child Too Young To Homeschool?

If you are interested in homeschooling your children, perhaps the question has crossed your mind regarding whether your children will be old enough to start. After all, does the typical age limit of five or six matter if you’re homeschooling? Do grades and levels need to be official when your kids are so young? The answer […]

Is My Child Too Young To Homeschool?

If you are interested in homeschooling your children, perhaps the question has crossed your mind regarding whether your children will be old enough to start. After all, does the typical age limit of five or six matter if you’re homeschooling? Do grades and levels need to be official when your kids are so young? The answer […]

Advice
28th Apr

Internet safety and homeschooling – best practice for keeping kids safe online

The internet is a fantastic educational resource, and it can be used for just about anything. It is the most up to date information, engaging content and provides access to learning opportunities that are totally out of this world, literally. As with all things, it is important to be aware of and prevent problems. As […]

Internet safety and homeschooling – best practice for keeping kids safe online

The internet is a fantastic educational resource, and it can be used for just about anything. It is the most up to date information, engaging content and provides access to learning opportunities that are totally out of this world, literally. As with all things, it is important to be aware of and prevent problems. As […]

Advice
28th Apr

6 ways coding encourages logical thinking

Have your children always been interested in computers? Do they enjoy tinkering with their devices or seem to fix technology issues before you even understand the problem? Oh this generation; they understand it all so quickly! A lot of children interested in computers often find great enjoyment in coding. Also known as computer programming, coding is the “code” that […]

6 ways coding encourages logical thinking

Have your children always been interested in computers? Do they enjoy tinkering with their devices or seem to fix technology issues before you even understand the problem? Oh this generation; they understand it all so quickly! A lot of children interested in computers often find great enjoyment in coding. Also known as computer programming, coding is the “code” that […]

Advice
7th Apr

Engaging reluctant readers

Helping our children learn to read can feel like a daunting task. There are effective methods to use for teaching reading strategies and engaging your reluctant readers, to help your children over bumpy roads, and to make reading fun. If your child is having an especially difficult time after using these techniques or you notice […]

Engaging reluctant readers

Helping our children learn to read can feel like a daunting task. There are effective methods to use for teaching reading strategies and engaging your reluctant readers, to help your children over bumpy roads, and to make reading fun. If your child is having an especially difficult time after using these techniques or you notice […]

Advice
7th Apr

Homeschooling and holidays

The school holidays can be a wonderful time to unwind, however it is not surprising that kids want to do all the holiday things… but you know what also sounds good?  A hot bath and 5 seconds to yourself to relax. Honestly, we would probably happily compromise for a single piece of chocolate without our kids wanting to […]

Homeschooling and holidays

The school holidays can be a wonderful time to unwind, however it is not surprising that kids want to do all the holiday things… but you know what also sounds good?  A hot bath and 5 seconds to yourself to relax. Honestly, we would probably happily compromise for a single piece of chocolate without our kids wanting to […]

How Tos
7th Apr

How to Keep Teens Motivated

Homeschooling teens can be hugely rewarding and of course challenging. As a mum currently homeschooling three teens of my own, the close relationship we have is never more evident than when I speak with parents whose children go to school then home, only to spend the rest of the evening in their room. There is […]

How to Keep Teens Motivated

Homeschooling teens can be hugely rewarding and of course challenging. As a mum currently homeschooling three teens of my own, the close relationship we have is never more evident than when I speak with parents whose children go to school then home, only to spend the rest of the evening in their room. There is […]

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FAQ
27th Oct

Once you have purchased the program, locate your Euka Senior Handbook and review the course guide sections. When you are ready to choose your subjects for the year, please login to your Student Portal – go to the Getting Start course for your grade, and submit the Subject Enrolment form with your selections.

The course materials will be made available to all students approximately one week prior to the start of each term.

How do I choose my subjects for Grade 11 or Grade 12?

Once you have purchased the program, locate your Euka Senior Handbook and review the course guide sections. When you are ready to choose your subjects for the year, please login to your Student Portal – go to the Getting Start course for your grade, and submit the Subject Enrolment form with your selections. The course […]

FAQ
27th Oct

Once you have chosen your subjects, they will be added to your Student Portal. The course materials will be made available to all students approximately one week prior to the start of each term.

When can I access my course material in Grade 11 or Grade 12?

Once you have chosen your subjects, they will be added to your Student Portal. The course materials will be made available to all students approximately one week prior to the start of each term.

FAQ
27th Oct

Of course! You can request a subject change at any time if you are in our non-assessed program. Please note that in our assessed University Preparation program subjects can only be swapped during Term 1.

A $50 new textbook fee is applied for each course change. To request a change, contact us here.

Can I switch to a different subject in Grade 11 or Grade 12?

Of course! You can request a subject change at any time if you are in our non-assessed program. Please note that in our assessed University Preparation program subjects can only be swapped during Term 1. A $50 new textbook fee is applied for each course change. To request a change, contact us here.

FAQ
30th Jun

No, you don’t have to start from Term 1. You can pick the Starting Term when adding a Full Year to your cart (Foundation through Grade 9).

Enrol for a Full Year and pay up front to enjoy 4 consecutive terms with Euka at a discount.

Do I have to start from Term 1 when enrolling for a full year?

No, you don’t have to start from Term 1. You can pick the Starting Term when adding a Full Year to your cart (Foundation through Grade 9). Enrol for a Full Year and pay up front to enjoy 4 consecutive terms with Euka at a discount.

FAQ
30th Jun

You can start at any time throughout the year. Simply pick the Starting Term when adding a Full Year to your cart (Foundation through Grade 9).

Enrol for a Full Year and pay up front to enjoy 4 consecutive terms with Euka at a discount.

When can I start with Euka? Can I start in the middle of the year?

You can start at any time throughout the year. Simply pick the Starting Term when adding a Full Year to your cart (Foundation through Grade 9). Enrol for a Full Year and pay up front to enjoy 4 consecutive terms with Euka at a discount.

FAQ
7th Mar

You have complete flexibility with how you schedule in the week’s work. As long as you meet the Department minimum requirements, you can do it any way that works for your family. Each individual is different, so you can tailor the schedule to your child’s needs.

Do I have to schedule lessons like a school day or is there flexibility?

You have complete flexibility with how you schedule in the week’s work. As long as you meet the Department minimum requirements, you can do it any way that works for your family. Each individual is different, so you can tailor the schedule to your child’s needs.

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