Why homeschool in New South Wales?

More and more families are choosing to Homeschool as an option to the mainstream school system. Homeschooling may imply children are sitting at home all day – Not at all!

Homeschooling simply means your children’s registered to learn at home, however Euka students often learn in groups and in the community, they frequent libraries, museums and universities. Parents provide the guidance for their education, rather than a school. Euka homeschoolers cover the full curriculum, enjoy community activities, homeschool group outings, outdoor exploration and travel. These are all part of a well-rounded educational experience.

In the past homeschooling, often meant students spent less time on academic studies, however with Future Learning (a new era of homeschooling), children are empowered with a full education program covering all subject areas, in a fraction of the time of school, allowing students to develop their own personal passions & talents.

Homeschooling and Distance Education are different. Distance education involves enrolling with a school, who provide all the work. You make sure the work is done, send it back, and they grade it and produce reports. They often have online classes to attend. As the parent you are responsible for supervising the work, doing some teaching, and making sure it gets done.

Homeschooling (future learning style) involves registering to homeschool, enrolling with Euka and ensuring your child receives an excellent education. Yearly reporting and re- application to your state or territory homeschool body is required and fully assisted by Euka. This gives you the peace of mind you need to know you are providing your child with every opportunity for their future.

Simply put, Euka empowers students to thrive by providing a full education program with the flexibility, relevance and opportunities you want for your child.

Find the grade that’s right for you

4th Jan

Grade 11 parent

“Euka not only focuses on providing a range of subjects, but also really puts a huge emphasis on relevance. My son has grown in a way that he never would have at school. The teachers are highly educated, thoughtful, and nurturing. They provide rigorous academic challenges, as well as the tools and strategies needed to […]

Kylie Forbes
Grade 11 parent

“Euka not only focuses on providing a range of subjects, but also really puts a huge emphasis on relevance. My son has grown in a way that he never would have at school. The teachers are highly educated, thoughtful, and nurturing. They provide rigorous academic challenges, as well as the tools and strategies needed to […]

4th Jan

Grade 11 student

“Moving from Grade 10 at school into Grade 11 online was a daunting prospect but when I began Week 1, I was immediately put at ease. The subjects are all supplied online and accessible. The Euka staff are always supportive and the feedback is swift and effective. I am planning to become a solicitor, working […]

Ben Mitchell
Grade 11 student

“Moving from Grade 10 at school into Grade 11 online was a daunting prospect but when I began Week 1, I was immediately put at ease. The subjects are all supplied online and accessible. The Euka staff are always supportive and the feedback is swift and effective. I am planning to become a solicitor, working […]

4th Jan

graduated and studying Bachelor of Environment science

“Euka has been a great Senior school experience that gave me guidance and hope for my future career goals in the Environmental Sciences”

Michelle Neary
graduated and studying Bachelor of Environment science

“Euka has been a great Senior school experience that gave me guidance and hope for my future career goals in the Environmental Sciences”

4th Jan

Grade 12 student

“I really appreciate the time and effort the Euka team has put into helping me get through my Grade 11 & 12 studies and into university. The course was well organised, and easy to navigate.”

Jessie Gunawan
Grade 12 student

“I really appreciate the time and effort the Euka team has put into helping me get through my Grade 11 & 12 studies and into university. The course was well organised, and easy to navigate.”

4th Jan

Grade 12 parent

“Thank you for your help during Grade 12. Your staff support has made all the difference”

Juliane & Mike & Nath
Grade 12 parent

“Thank you for your help during Grade 12. Your staff support has made all the difference”

18th Jan

Parent

“My children deserve a lot of the credit but most of all I want to thank you for giving my children a much deserved education. You have helped my children grow and learn in ways I never imagined. I’m blessed to be their educator and blessed to have the guidance you provide.”

Amanda Benitez
Parent

“My children deserve a lot of the credit but most of all I want to thank you for giving my children a much deserved education. You have helped my children grow and learn in ways I never imagined. I’m blessed to be their educator and blessed to have the guidance you provide.”

18th Jan

“We are loving the program and Henri (now 13) is thriving! He is loving learning again, has gained back his confidence, especially in Maths where he is getting 80-100% on his tests. Thanks for providing such a fun interesting curriculum. I am finding that following the program week by week easy to manage.”

Wendy Allan

“We are loving the program and Henri (now 13) is thriving! He is loving learning again, has gained back his confidence, especially in Maths where he is getting 80-100% on his tests. Thanks for providing such a fun interesting curriculum. I am finding that following the program week by week easy to manage.”

18th Jan

“I have 2 children with learning disabilities so we purchase the grade level suitable for them. We’ve been using this program for about two years and love it. It’s self-paced and covers all subjects. My kids enjoy it! It’s also very flexible.”

Tracy N Lima Laulau

“I have 2 children with learning disabilities so we purchase the grade level suitable for them. We’ve been using this program for about two years and love it. It’s self-paced and covers all subjects. My kids enjoy it! It’s also very flexible.”

18th Jan

“From our happy family to yours, we again thank you for providing a service that not only helps our child excel but also helps take out the stresses families face when homeschooling.”

Timothy Christian

“From our happy family to yours, we again thank you for providing a service that not only helps our child excel but also helps take out the stresses families face when homeschooling.”

Advice
5th May

How to get up to Speed Fast – Some advice for New Homeschoolers.

One of the hurdles facing new homeschoolers s that prior to starting there has often been disruption to the schooling. For many reasons, the student may have missed a period of school or has been in and out of school. The big casualty in this case, is not the content missed but rather the confidence […]

How to get up to Speed Fast – Some advice for New Homeschoolers.

One of the hurdles facing new homeschoolers s that prior to starting there has often been disruption to the schooling. For many reasons, the student may have missed a period of school or has been in and out of school. The big casualty in this case, is not the content missed but rather the confidence […]

Advice
2nd Feb

Creating Quality Time With Your Teen

It can be difficult to find ways to give teens positive attention. Now that they’ve outgrown a lot of childhood activities, it may be more difficult to find family activities they’re interested in. The teen years are also the time when young people begin to spend more time with friends than family. Without a concerted […]

Creating Quality Time With Your Teen

It can be difficult to find ways to give teens positive attention. Now that they’ve outgrown a lot of childhood activities, it may be more difficult to find family activities they’re interested in. The teen years are also the time when young people begin to spend more time with friends than family. Without a concerted […]

Advice
30th Nov

Preparing to Homeschool 2023

Whether a Homeschool newbie or a seasoned veteran, the start of a new educational year brings the opportunity to recalibrate, make some adjustments and add some exciting excursion planning to your calendar.  If you are totally new to Homeschooling you may be needing a touch more support as you take your first steps. The following […]

Preparing to Homeschool 2023

Whether a Homeschool newbie or a seasoned veteran, the start of a new educational year brings the opportunity to recalibrate, make some adjustments and add some exciting excursion planning to your calendar.  If you are totally new to Homeschooling you may be needing a touch more support as you take your first steps. The following […]

mother and son exploring homeschool options together

Advice
27th Jul

Exploring Homeschooling options in australia?

As parents, we always strive to provide the best education for our children.  If you’re considering homeschooling as an alternative to traditional schooling in Australia, you’re not alone.  Homeschooling offers flexibility, personalized learning, and the opportunity to tailor your child’s education to their individual needs and interests.  Homeschooling is a growing trend in Australia, allowing […]

Exploring Homeschooling options in australia?

As parents, we always strive to provide the best education for our children.  If you’re considering homeschooling as an alternative to traditional schooling in Australia, you’re not alone.  Homeschooling offers flexibility, personalized learning, and the opportunity to tailor your child’s education to their individual needs and interests.  Homeschooling is a growing trend in Australia, allowing […]

Advice
28th Jan

Homeschool & Traveling

We have hundreds of families enrolled with Euka, and registered, as they travel all over the world. You can rest assured that your child will cover the full curriculum but also have the flexibility that travelling requires. This means when they return, if moving back into mainstream school, they have no problem at all. There […]

Homeschool & Traveling

We have hundreds of families enrolled with Euka, and registered, as they travel all over the world. You can rest assured that your child will cover the full curriculum but also have the flexibility that travelling requires. This means when they return, if moving back into mainstream school, they have no problem at all. There […]

Advice
4th Nov

Businesses are Just Discovering What Homeschoolers Knew for Decades

For many of us, the realisation that classrooms don’t prepare young people for success in their life and career is obvious. Often, they create the conveyor belt approach to education. It is often discussed among new homeschoolers that when children step out of the classroom and into the world, they discover that real learning is a […]

Businesses are Just Discovering What Homeschoolers Knew for Decades

For many of us, the realisation that classrooms don’t prepare young people for success in their life and career is obvious. Often, they create the conveyor belt approach to education. It is often discussed among new homeschoolers that when children step out of the classroom and into the world, they discover that real learning is a […]

Advice
31st May

Homeschooling Practical Life Skills

Kids need to be taught practical life skills—skills that will teach them how to survive in society—how to thrive in society. Teaching these to your children can certainly be part of your Homeschooling endeavours. Practical life skills can be divided into five categories (maybe more) and the skills that fall within each category are probably endless. The question […]

Homeschooling Practical Life Skills

Kids need to be taught practical life skills—skills that will teach them how to survive in society—how to thrive in society. Teaching these to your children can certainly be part of your Homeschooling endeavours. Practical life skills can be divided into five categories (maybe more) and the skills that fall within each category are probably endless. The question […]

Advice
28th Feb

Financial Literacy For Kids

Many of today’s parents grew up in an era where talking about money was a taboo subject. Today however, after blindly navigating the world of money themselves, parents are eager to see their children confidently learning good money management. Teaching financial literacy to children may be easier than you think. As a parent, you can […]

Financial Literacy For Kids

Many of today’s parents grew up in an era where talking about money was a taboo subject. Today however, after blindly navigating the world of money themselves, parents are eager to see their children confidently learning good money management. Teaching financial literacy to children may be easier than you think. As a parent, you can […]

Advice
31st Jan

Homeschooling and Socialisation

Does Homeschooling Affect Socialisation Skills? Any time homeschooling is brought up, there’s always one question in particular that always creeps its way into the conversation: “What about socialisation?”  For those who aren’t familiar with homeschooling, this is pretty much the be all-end all as to whether or not homeschooling can work.  While most people asking the […]

Homeschooling and Socialisation

Does Homeschooling Affect Socialisation Skills? Any time homeschooling is brought up, there’s always one question in particular that always creeps its way into the conversation: “What about socialisation?”  For those who aren’t familiar with homeschooling, this is pretty much the be all-end all as to whether or not homeschooling can work.  While most people asking the […]

3rd May

Solving the Screen Time Battle

Reclaim Your Family Time: A 3 Step Method to Controlling Your Childs Screen Time We hear regularly from parents concerned with the long hours their kids spend in front of screens. As the weather is getting colder, it is not uncommon for parents to feel worried their children aren’t getting outdoors, socialising, reading or creating […]

Solving the Screen Time Battle

Reclaim Your Family Time: A 3 Step Method to Controlling Your Childs Screen Time We hear regularly from parents concerned with the long hours their kids spend in front of screens. As the weather is getting colder, it is not uncommon for parents to feel worried their children aren’t getting outdoors, socialising, reading or creating […]

Raising Strong and Courageous Girls

Advice
19th Jun

5 Tips for Raising Strong and Courageous Girls

In a world that demands strength and courage, at Euka we believe it is essential to empower girls to navigate life’s challenges with confidence, resilience, and determination. As parents and caregivers, we have a crucial role in fostering these qualities in our daughters.  By providing them with the necessary tools, support, and guidance, we can […]

5 Tips for Raising Strong and Courageous Girls

In a world that demands strength and courage, at Euka we believe it is essential to empower girls to navigate life’s challenges with confidence, resilience, and determination. As parents and caregivers, we have a crucial role in fostering these qualities in our daughters.  By providing them with the necessary tools, support, and guidance, we can […]

How Tos
13th Jan

Tips for Parents of New Homeschoolers

When families enter the homeschool world and start looking for information online, there are endless websites and blog articles with quality information on how to get started, and tips for giving your homeschoolers the best experience. These are extremely valuable resources that will definitely be helpful to new homeschooling parents, but it’s also important for the experience […]

Tips for Parents of New Homeschoolers

When families enter the homeschool world and start looking for information online, there are endless websites and blog articles with quality information on how to get started, and tips for giving your homeschoolers the best experience. These are extremely valuable resources that will definitely be helpful to new homeschooling parents, but it’s also important for the experience […]

Schoolgirl studying electronics

Advice
3rd Jul

6 Ways that Homeschooling Prepares Children for the Real World

Whether you are new to homeschooling or are a veteran, it becomes clear through the process that homeschooling offers numerous benefits that extend beyond academic learning.  While critics may argue that homeschooled children lack socialisation or exposure to real-world situations, the truth is quite the opposite. In fact, homeschooling provides a unique opportunity to prepare […]

6 Ways that Homeschooling Prepares Children for the Real World

Whether you are new to homeschooling or are a veteran, it becomes clear through the process that homeschooling offers numerous benefits that extend beyond academic learning.  While critics may argue that homeschooled children lack socialisation or exposure to real-world situations, the truth is quite the opposite. In fact, homeschooling provides a unique opportunity to prepare […]

Advice
2nd Feb

5 Tips on How to Homeschool the Distracted Child

While homeschooling your most distracted child may be a challenge, especially when you have more than one child. The great news is there are easy ways to get you both through this journey in a positive way. Children get distracted for many reasons. Sometimes it’s because they need more sleep, they could be hungry, they […]

5 Tips on How to Homeschool the Distracted Child

While homeschooling your most distracted child may be a challenge, especially when you have more than one child. The great news is there are easy ways to get you both through this journey in a positive way. Children get distracted for many reasons. Sometimes it’s because they need more sleep, they could be hungry, they […]

Advice
2nd Mar

How to Teach Homeschool Science

Teaching science at home can be a daunting task. Many parents think that because they don’t have the resources that science teachers in a typical learning environment have, they can’t teach science to their learners. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Teaching science at home just takes a little creativity, and we’re here to […]

How to Teach Homeschool Science

Teaching science at home can be a daunting task. Many parents think that because they don’t have the resources that science teachers in a typical learning environment have, they can’t teach science to their learners. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Teaching science at home just takes a little creativity, and we’re here to […]

Advice
18th Jan

How Do Homeschooled Students Take Exams?

Are you considering homeschooling your children? Are you wondering how homeschool students can take fair, accurate exams? Deciding to give your children a complete education through homeschool is one you can be proud of. You can personalise their schedule and teach them about the things they really care about. Yet how does the curriculum work, […]

How Do Homeschooled Students Take Exams?

Are you considering homeschooling your children? Are you wondering how homeschool students can take fair, accurate exams? Deciding to give your children a complete education through homeschool is one you can be proud of. You can personalise their schedule and teach them about the things they really care about. Yet how does the curriculum work, […]

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
30th Nov

5 best Homeschool Christmas Traditions

Holiday traditions are more than just rituals: they strengthen the bonds within the family and contribute to a family identity. When you add a few fun and novel Christmas traditions, you set yourselves apart as a family. You mark yourself as a unique, festive family. Each year, when you return to these signature traditions, there […]

5 best Homeschool Christmas Traditions

Holiday traditions are more than just rituals: they strengthen the bonds within the family and contribute to a family identity. When you add a few fun and novel Christmas traditions, you set yourselves apart as a family. You mark yourself as a unique, festive family. Each year, when you return to these signature traditions, there […]

Advice
12th Oct

Taming the Teen Art Adventures

The benefits of art in a child’s education are widespread. Art can help kids express themselves and understand the world around them. Art is usually a hands-on experience and fun. For teenage students, studies have found that kids who have more arts education see long-term benefits by both academic and social standards. But what if your teenager […]

Taming the Teen Art Adventures

The benefits of art in a child’s education are widespread. Art can help kids express themselves and understand the world around them. Art is usually a hands-on experience and fun. For teenage students, studies have found that kids who have more arts education see long-term benefits by both academic and social standards. But what if your teenager […]

Advice
7th Apr

Am I Qualified to homeschool?

It is quite common to worry about our own abilities. As parents we often find ourselves comparing to others as we strive to give our children the best start. Do you question whether you have the knowledge and skills to homeschool? Are you worried that you don’t have the training?  Maybe you feel confident with […]

Am I Qualified to homeschool?

It is quite common to worry about our own abilities. As parents we often find ourselves comparing to others as we strive to give our children the best start. Do you question whether you have the knowledge and skills to homeschool? Are you worried that you don’t have the training?  Maybe you feel confident with […]

Advice
22nd Feb

Unhappy parents embrace homeschooling in record numbers

A recent article from The Australian, “Unhappy parents embrace home schooling in record numbers” sums up a huge shift that we are seeing increased evidence of. With Euka numbers doubling every year, certain themes become clear. According to the article, the number of children in homeschool in Australia has soared more than 80 per cent […]

Unhappy parents embrace homeschooling in record numbers

A recent article from The Australian, “Unhappy parents embrace home schooling in record numbers” sums up a huge shift that we are seeing increased evidence of. With Euka numbers doubling every year, certain themes become clear. According to the article, the number of children in homeschool in Australia has soared more than 80 per cent […]

Advice
14th Dec

Can a Working Parent Homeschool Effectively?

As the number of children registering for homeschooling continues to grow, some working parents are trying to figure out how they can handle both their jobs and homeschooling successfully. Though combining homeschooling and working full-time is a challenge, with good planning, organisation, and some creative tips from experts, you can make it happen. If you […]

Can a Working Parent Homeschool Effectively?

As the number of children registering for homeschooling continues to grow, some working parents are trying to figure out how they can handle both their jobs and homeschooling successfully. Though combining homeschooling and working full-time is a challenge, with good planning, organisation, and some creative tips from experts, you can make it happen. If you […]

Advice
6th Dec

Home Activities to Improve Fine Motor Skill Development

Young children learning to write benefit from experiences that support the development of fine motor skills in the hands and fingers. Children should have strength and dexterity in their hands and fingers before being asked to manipulate a pencil on paper. Here are some fun activities children can do at home to develop these important […]

Home Activities to Improve Fine Motor Skill Development

Young children learning to write benefit from experiences that support the development of fine motor skills in the hands and fingers. Children should have strength and dexterity in their hands and fingers before being asked to manipulate a pencil on paper. Here are some fun activities children can do at home to develop these important […]

Advice
17th Feb

Forming a Community with other Homeschoolers

When starting out on the homeschooling path, most families plates are full with figuring out their timetable, setting up their homeschool, choosing their homeschool curriculum, and simply settling into the change of pace and lifestyle that comes with the homeschooling way. Once homeschool families find their own personal routine, the next question tends to be how to go […]

Forming a Community with other Homeschoolers

When starting out on the homeschooling path, most families plates are full with figuring out their timetable, setting up their homeschool, choosing their homeschool curriculum, and simply settling into the change of pace and lifestyle that comes with the homeschooling way. Once homeschool families find their own personal routine, the next question tends to be how to go […]

Advice
17th Feb

How to Implement the Best Balance of Subjects when Homeschooling Your Child

Once you’ve decided to embark on a homeschooling journey with your family, you may find yourself wondering how exactly you go about planning your daily schedule and timetable. Choosing a quality combined hands on, and online and homeschool curriculum is an important first step, but there isn’t necessarily a clear guide on what’s next. The […]

How to Implement the Best Balance of Subjects when Homeschooling Your Child

Once you’ve decided to embark on a homeschooling journey with your family, you may find yourself wondering how exactly you go about planning your daily schedule and timetable. Choosing a quality combined hands on, and online and homeschool curriculum is an important first step, but there isn’t necessarily a clear guide on what’s next. The […]

Advice
17th Feb

Mental Health Benefits of Homeschooling your Child

Parents will go to great lengths for the physical and mental wellbeing of their children, including making a complete switch in their education program. Many Australian families are turning to homeschooling for its myriad benefits, the most compelling of which is its positive influence on the mental health of homeschooled children. If you’re considering beginning […]

Mental Health Benefits of Homeschooling your Child

Parents will go to great lengths for the physical and mental wellbeing of their children, including making a complete switch in their education program. Many Australian families are turning to homeschooling for its myriad benefits, the most compelling of which is its positive influence on the mental health of homeschooled children. If you’re considering beginning […]

Advice
28th Jan

Homeschooling with Learning Challenges

The Euka program is designed to meet each child where they are rather than expecting that they be slotted into a particular Grade. Every child is at their own right level, it is about tailoring a program to meet their needs. We are dedicated to ensuring the program is a great fit for every child. […]

Homeschooling with Learning Challenges

The Euka program is designed to meet each child where they are rather than expecting that they be slotted into a particular Grade. Every child is at their own right level, it is about tailoring a program to meet their needs. We are dedicated to ensuring the program is a great fit for every child. […]

Advice
14th Apr

Creating a Homeschool Schedule that Works!

Homeschooling is an enriching experience for parents and children. One of the biggest challenges homeschooling families face is creating a schedule that works for everyone.  With so many different subjects, activities, and interests to juggle, finding the right balance and structure for your family’s unique needs can be challenging.  In this blog post, we’ll explore […]

Creating a Homeschool Schedule that Works!

Homeschooling is an enriching experience for parents and children. One of the biggest challenges homeschooling families face is creating a schedule that works for everyone.  With so many different subjects, activities, and interests to juggle, finding the right balance and structure for your family’s unique needs can be challenging.  In this blog post, we’ll explore […]

mother and child doing homeschooling with EUKA

Advice
31st May

Making Maths Fun

Teaching maths can leave most of us feeling drained and depressed – if we even get that far! As homeschooling parents, how are we supposed to teach maths if it gives us anxiety just thinking about it? Thankfully, Euka provides a full Maths program and, there are numerous extra resources at our fingertips. Even if […]

Making Maths Fun

Teaching maths can leave most of us feeling drained and depressed – if we even get that far! As homeschooling parents, how are we supposed to teach maths if it gives us anxiety just thinking about it? Thankfully, Euka provides a full Maths program and, there are numerous extra resources at our fingertips. Even if […]

Advice
15th Oct

8 Best Homeschool Activities to Make Learning Fun for Kids

Homeschooling your child comes with several benefits. You have more control over the pace at which they learn and the approach to how they’re taught. There’s more room for academic flexibility, and you can create a more efficient learning environment.  You know just how important it is for you to homeschool your child, but with it […]

8 Best Homeschool Activities to Make Learning Fun for Kids

Homeschooling your child comes with several benefits. You have more control over the pace at which they learn and the approach to how they’re taught. There’s more room for academic flexibility, and you can create a more efficient learning environment.  You know just how important it is for you to homeschool your child, but with it […]

Advice
3rd Oct

Euka stories – The Rogers

Welcome to the first series of Euka Stories. The purpose of this series is to give you a glimpse into the everyday lives of homeschooling families by shedding light on their challenges, triumphs, and trials. Our first story is about one of our family’s – The Rogers, who are travelling around Australia with their 2 […]

Euka stories – The Rogers

Welcome to the first series of Euka Stories. The purpose of this series is to give you a glimpse into the everyday lives of homeschooling families by shedding light on their challenges, triumphs, and trials. Our first story is about one of our family’s – The Rogers, who are travelling around Australia with their 2 […]

Advice
28th Jul

Why Homeschooling Gifted Children Works

It is often said that homeschooling is “best-practice education” for gifted kids. However, it is worth noting that the basic underlying mantra of gifted education – meet children where they are, wherever that is, and move them forward towards their potential – is best-practice for ALL children. As you read through the following advice, keep in mind that […]

Why Homeschooling Gifted Children Works

It is often said that homeschooling is “best-practice education” for gifted kids. However, it is worth noting that the basic underlying mantra of gifted education – meet children where they are, wherever that is, and move them forward towards their potential – is best-practice for ALL children. As you read through the following advice, keep in mind that […]

Advice
13th Jan

Have fun with Skills for Life Month

This month we are celebrating Skills for Life Month. This is a great event to tie in activities for homeschooling your kids, and something that is so valuable as they prepare to become independent. It’s never too early to start. The world is a big place and the sooner you can educate them on that, […]

Have fun with Skills for Life Month

This month we are celebrating Skills for Life Month. This is a great event to tie in activities for homeschooling your kids, and something that is so valuable as they prepare to become independent. It’s never too early to start. The world is a big place and the sooner you can educate them on that, […]

Advice
12th Sep

What Qualifications Do I Need to Homeschool My Child in Australia?

Homeschooling is a wonderful alternative to school-based learning for children that lets you be hands-on with your child’s education. When you’re new to educating your child at home, there are many questions about curriculums, materials and more, and that’s why Euka is here to help.  One of the most asked questions is whether parents need […]

What Qualifications Do I Need to Homeschool My Child in Australia?

Homeschooling is a wonderful alternative to school-based learning for children that lets you be hands-on with your child’s education. When you’re new to educating your child at home, there are many questions about curriculums, materials and more, and that’s why Euka is here to help.  One of the most asked questions is whether parents need […]

Advice
12th Oct

Are Homeschool Students Happier?

Every study of which I am aware (and I have gone looking and know where to look) has found that Homeschooled kids, statistically, on average, show more social adjustment and prosocial behaviour and civic engagement than their mainstream school peers. Of course, every bell curve has its tails, but the research paints a pretty clear […]

Are Homeschool Students Happier?

Every study of which I am aware (and I have gone looking and know where to look) has found that Homeschooled kids, statistically, on average, show more social adjustment and prosocial behaviour and civic engagement than their mainstream school peers. Of course, every bell curve has its tails, but the research paints a pretty clear […]

8th Sep

Creating Traditions to Build a Strong Family Culture

Trapsing around the Christmas tree farm for hours trying to select the perfect tree can take its toll on the joy of the event. But somehow each year when the time comes, we laugh and recall the various crazy things that have happened over the years during the yearly tree picking event. The decision to […]

Creating Traditions to Build a Strong Family Culture

Trapsing around the Christmas tree farm for hours trying to select the perfect tree can take its toll on the joy of the event. But somehow each year when the time comes, we laugh and recall the various crazy things that have happened over the years during the yearly tree picking event. The decision to […]

Advice
31st Jan

Homeschooling and Working – It is Possible!

The good news is that it’s doable. Below, we give you three great ways to ensure that homeschooling and work, work! Stagger homeschooling and working hours With younger students homeschooling you might consider staggering hours with your spouse then you’ll always have the home base covered. Someone will always be home, so you will just […]

Homeschooling and Working – It is Possible!

The good news is that it’s doable. Below, we give you three great ways to ensure that homeschooling and work, work! Stagger homeschooling and working hours With younger students homeschooling you might consider staggering hours with your spouse then you’ll always have the home base covered. Someone will always be home, so you will just […]

Advice
13th Jun

Nurturing Friendships: Building Connections while Homeschooling

Homeschooling provides a unique educational experience, allowing children to learn in a customised and flexible environment.  However, one concern often voiced by parents and students alike is the potential lack of social interaction and the challenge of building friendships.  In the traditional schooling setting, friendships may not always prove positive, as these are almost always […]

Nurturing Friendships: Building Connections while Homeschooling

Homeschooling provides a unique educational experience, allowing children to learn in a customised and flexible environment.  However, one concern often voiced by parents and students alike is the potential lack of social interaction and the challenge of building friendships.  In the traditional schooling setting, friendships may not always prove positive, as these are almost always […]

Advice
16th Aug

The Benefits of Homeschooling for Parents

Choosing to homeschool is a substantial lifestyle change not only for your children but also for you, the parent. It’s not surprising you’ve been thinking about homeschooling, because the last decade has seen an exponential increase in the numbers of Australian homeschoolers. It can be easy to overlook the benefits of what makes homeschooling the […]

The Benefits of Homeschooling for Parents

Choosing to homeschool is a substantial lifestyle change not only for your children but also for you, the parent. It’s not surprising you’ve been thinking about homeschooling, because the last decade has seen an exponential increase in the numbers of Australian homeschoolers. It can be easy to overlook the benefits of what makes homeschooling the […]

Advice
31st May

Easily Homeschool a Second Language

Less than 1 percent of Australians today are proficient in a foreign language that they studied in the classroom. Many students struggle to learn a foreign language in a classroom setting. As homeschoolers, we’re not bound by that system and in fact, our freedom from it gives us our children distinct advantages as language learners.  […]

Easily Homeschool a Second Language

Less than 1 percent of Australians today are proficient in a foreign language that they studied in the classroom. Many students struggle to learn a foreign language in a classroom setting. As homeschoolers, we’re not bound by that system and in fact, our freedom from it gives us our children distinct advantages as language learners.  […]

Advice
9th Jan

Lessons In The Garden

Children can learn so much when they garden. Not just about the process of gardening, but about life cycles, water conservation, tending to chores, following directions, and so much more. Gardening is such a well-rounded teaching tool not only for science, but also in life lessons. You will be surprised at just how much gardening […]

Lessons In The Garden

Children can learn so much when they garden. Not just about the process of gardening, but about life cycles, water conservation, tending to chores, following directions, and so much more. Gardening is such a well-rounded teaching tool not only for science, but also in life lessons. You will be surprised at just how much gardening […]

Advice
6th Dec

Starting to Homeschool in High School?

Homeschooling high school students may seem daunting (yeah, chemistry, physics, and trigonometry are serious buzzkills) but we are here to tell you that homeschooling in high school can be one of the best experiences you ever have! We looked to our homeschool veterans and asked what they were doing? What is their secret?  Strategies for […]

Starting to Homeschool in High School?

Homeschooling high school students may seem daunting (yeah, chemistry, physics, and trigonometry are serious buzzkills) but we are here to tell you that homeschooling in high school can be one of the best experiences you ever have! We looked to our homeschool veterans and asked what they were doing? What is their secret?  Strategies for […]

Advice
8th Sep

7 Tips to Organise Your Homeschool Study Space

As a parent, where, how and when your teens study is often fluid due to their changing sleep patterns, part time work or social activities. The Euka program is written to the student themselves with the core goal of having students take ownership for their learning. One aspect of study success is the “where” the […]

7 Tips to Organise Your Homeschool Study Space

As a parent, where, how and when your teens study is often fluid due to their changing sleep patterns, part time work or social activities. The Euka program is written to the student themselves with the core goal of having students take ownership for their learning. One aspect of study success is the “where” the […]

Advice
19th Sep

Is Homeschooling Difficult?

Educating your child at home requires time and effort, but many parents find homeschooling rewarding for both themselves and their children, despite the homeschooling challenges they may face from time to time.  Home education has become a popular choice for parents, especially during the ongoing pandemic and the ability to tailor your approach to your […]

Is Homeschooling Difficult?

Educating your child at home requires time and effort, but many parents find homeschooling rewarding for both themselves and their children, despite the homeschooling challenges they may face from time to time.  Home education has become a popular choice for parents, especially during the ongoing pandemic and the ability to tailor your approach to your […]

Advice
13th Feb

Do We Need a Dedicated Homeschool Space?

Homeschooling has become a popular alternative to traditional education, and with the rise in popularity, many families are considering whether there is a need for a dedicated learning space. While some families have chosen to use a spare room or a corner of their living room, others are searching for a more structured environment that […]

Do We Need a Dedicated Homeschool Space?

Homeschooling has become a popular alternative to traditional education, and with the rise in popularity, many families are considering whether there is a need for a dedicated learning space. While some families have chosen to use a spare room or a corner of their living room, others are searching for a more structured environment that […]

Advice
4th Nov

How to Homeschool While Travelling Around Australia

There is nothing better than travelling across our beautiful country with its rich history, spectacular scenery, hidden treasures, and so much to discover. Even better is seeing it all through the eyes of a child. Whether it’s a trip for a few months or something more long-term, travelling with your children while they are young […]

How to Homeschool While Travelling Around Australia

There is nothing better than travelling across our beautiful country with its rich history, spectacular scenery, hidden treasures, and so much to discover. Even better is seeing it all through the eyes of a child. Whether it’s a trip for a few months or something more long-term, travelling with your children while they are young […]

Advice
27th Feb

Our Top Tips for Organisation & Time Management for Homeschoolers

Homeschooling can be a great way to provide your children with a personalised and flexible education, but it can also be a challenge to keep on top of all the tasks and responsibilities that come with it. To help you stay organised and manage your time effectively, we’ve compiled a list of our top tips […]

Our Top Tips for Organisation & Time Management for Homeschoolers

Homeschooling can be a great way to provide your children with a personalised and flexible education, but it can also be a challenge to keep on top of all the tasks and responsibilities that come with it. To help you stay organised and manage your time effectively, we’ve compiled a list of our top tips […]

How Tos
4th Nov

Homeschool Record Keeping – How To Save Time

At this time of year, many families are beginning to wrap things up and knowing what to keep and how to keep it can be a challenge. No matter which State or Territory you live in across Australia you will have homeschool record keeping requirements for reporting.  Homeschool record keeping doesn’t have to be complicated. With […]

Homeschool Record Keeping – How To Save Time

At this time of year, many families are beginning to wrap things up and knowing what to keep and how to keep it can be a challenge. No matter which State or Territory you live in across Australia you will have homeschool record keeping requirements for reporting.  Homeschool record keeping doesn’t have to be complicated. With […]

Advice
22nd Feb

Ten questions to help you determine whether homeschooling can work for you

Homeschooling in Australia is legally recognised and is the current educational structure for over 20,000 registered students in the country. Even while homeschooling, online homeschool curriculum, is steadily on the rise. Some families are not sure if it’s the right choice for their children and household as a whole. Homeschooling in Australia is extremely rewarding and is becoming […]

Ten questions to help you determine whether homeschooling can work for you

Homeschooling in Australia is legally recognised and is the current educational structure for over 20,000 registered students in the country. Even while homeschooling, online homeschool curriculum, is steadily on the rise. Some families are not sure if it’s the right choice for their children and household as a whole. Homeschooling in Australia is extremely rewarding and is becoming […]

Advice
2nd Aug

Benefits of Homeschooling Your Child

Are you considering homeschooling your child or what we refer to as future learning? While we recognise this isn’t the way forward for everyone, it is growing in popularity and is undoubtedly the right choice for many. There are many reasons why families choose to break away from traditional education. Some believe it champions their […]

Benefits of Homeschooling Your Child

Are you considering homeschooling your child or what we refer to as future learning? While we recognise this isn’t the way forward for everyone, it is growing in popularity and is undoubtedly the right choice for many. There are many reasons why families choose to break away from traditional education. Some believe it champions their […]

What To Do if you find yourself an Accidental Homeschooler.

Advice
21st Aug

What To Do if you find yourself an Accidental Homeschooler

More and more parents are finding themselves facing the task of homeschooling without the luxury of time and research.  This can occur due to various circumstances such as a sudden change in health diagnosis, a bullying incident, a family’s decision to move, or external factors that disrupt regular school attendance.  Accidental homeschooling often involves parents […]

What To Do if you find yourself an Accidental Homeschooler

More and more parents are finding themselves facing the task of homeschooling without the luxury of time and research.  This can occur due to various circumstances such as a sudden change in health diagnosis, a bullying incident, a family’s decision to move, or external factors that disrupt regular school attendance.  Accidental homeschooling often involves parents […]

Advice
9th Nov

How to Homeschool while YOU Work

Since Covid-19, more and more people have found themselves working from home, which has also provided more time to enjoy homeschooling. There are many misconceptions about homeschooling, and one misconception that results in many people writing off homeschooling is the idea that it’s something only stay-at-home parents can do. While it is true that a […]

How to Homeschool while YOU Work

Since Covid-19, more and more people have found themselves working from home, which has also provided more time to enjoy homeschooling. There are many misconceptions about homeschooling, and one misconception that results in many people writing off homeschooling is the idea that it’s something only stay-at-home parents can do. While it is true that a […]

Mother homeschooling her child with Euka

Advice
10th Jul

How does Homeschooling work in Australia?

How Does Homeschooling Work in Australia? If you’re a parent exploring the option of homeschooling in Australia, you may have questions about how the process works and what steps you need to take. Homeschooling offers a flexible and personalised approach to education, allowing you to create a tailored learning experience for your child. In this […]

How does Homeschooling work in Australia?

How Does Homeschooling Work in Australia? If you’re a parent exploring the option of homeschooling in Australia, you may have questions about how the process works and what steps you need to take. Homeschooling offers a flexible and personalised approach to education, allowing you to create a tailored learning experience for your child. In this […]

Advice
2nd Mar

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families

Ever need some inspiration? This book has it in spades. As the father of nine children, Covey is a passionate advocate for families. Despite this turbulent world, Covey gives hope for families to effectively build a different culture: a beautiful family culture. Although the seven habits may sound familiar (they were first introduced in Covey’s bestseller, The 7 […]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families

Ever need some inspiration? This book has it in spades. As the father of nine children, Covey is a passionate advocate for families. Despite this turbulent world, Covey gives hope for families to effectively build a different culture: a beautiful family culture. Although the seven habits may sound familiar (they were first introduced in Covey’s bestseller, The 7 […]

Advice
1st Oct

7 Common Homeschooling Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Some parents approach homeschooling with reluctance, while others couldn’t be more excited. Some may have decided on homeschooling due to a lack of other options, while others embrace it as a chance to invest in their children’s future.  Regardless of how enthusiastic you are about homeschooling or how you and your family have come to the decision to start, all parents are at risk […]

7 Common Homeschooling Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Some parents approach homeschooling with reluctance, while others couldn’t be more excited. Some may have decided on homeschooling due to a lack of other options, while others embrace it as a chance to invest in their children’s future.  Regardless of how enthusiastic you are about homeschooling or how you and your family have come to the decision to start, all parents are at risk […]

Advice
4th Jan

How to Homeschool Multiple Children

One of the best and sometimes scariest parts of homeschooling is the first time you teach more than one child. Whether you’re new to it or another of your children is now school-aged, it’s likely a place you’ve never been before and may feel overwhelming. Starting strong can make navigating the unknown a little easier; […]

How to Homeschool Multiple Children

One of the best and sometimes scariest parts of homeschooling is the first time you teach more than one child. Whether you’re new to it or another of your children is now school-aged, it’s likely a place you’ve never been before and may feel overwhelming. Starting strong can make navigating the unknown a little easier; […]

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 […]

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 […]

Advice
3rd Apr

Homeschooling as a Single Parent

If the reality of taking on the lion’s share of homeschooling comes on you suddenly, then it’s likely you’re already under enormous emotional strain. The first and most crucial advice to anyone in that headspace is to know that you don’t have to do it alone. The Euka program lets your kids work more independently […]

Homeschooling as a Single Parent

If the reality of taking on the lion’s share of homeschooling comes on you suddenly, then it’s likely you’re already under enormous emotional strain. The first and most crucial advice to anyone in that headspace is to know that you don’t have to do it alone. The Euka program lets your kids work more independently […]

Advice
5th May

7 Quick ways to upgrade your homeschool space

Many new homeschoolers wonder how best to set up their at-home learning space. The possibilities can seem overwhelming. Here are some tips as you envision and establish a practical spot in your home where homeschooling can be comfortable and productive. KEEP AN OPEN MIND Your homeschooling area doesn’t need to look like a classroom! You […]

7 Quick ways to upgrade your homeschool space

Many new homeschoolers wonder how best to set up their at-home learning space. The possibilities can seem overwhelming. Here are some tips as you envision and establish a practical spot in your home where homeschooling can be comfortable and productive. KEEP AN OPEN MIND Your homeschooling area doesn’t need to look like a classroom! You […]

Advice
2nd Mar

How to Homeschool a Distracted Child

Homeschooling a child who is easily distracted can be a frustrating challenge, especially when you have other kids. Here are some ideas on how to keep your distracted child focused on their learning so that you can have a successful day. 1) Do Learning One on One If your child is highly distracted, they probably […]

How to Homeschool a Distracted Child

Homeschooling a child who is easily distracted can be a frustrating challenge, especially when you have other kids. Here are some ideas on how to keep your distracted child focused on their learning so that you can have a successful day. 1) Do Learning One on One If your child is highly distracted, they probably […]

Advice
11th Feb

How Does Homeschooling Affect Your University Options?

Homeschooling has increasingly been on the rise since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many families have had concerns about the pandemic and its impact on children’s access to quality education.  This increase in homeschooling includes high school students, which are some of the most important years of a child’s education. High school is the […]

How Does Homeschooling Affect Your University Options?

Homeschooling has increasingly been on the rise since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many families have had concerns about the pandemic and its impact on children’s access to quality education.  This increase in homeschooling includes high school students, which are some of the most important years of a child’s education. High school is the […]

Advice
9th Nov

5 Ideas to Stop the Homeschooling Snack Attack

It can be challenging to establish a regular meal routine and keep the house stocked with fresh food when homeschooling. If your family is snacking excessively, here are five ideas to curb all-day grazing. As homeschoolers, we often face the problem of our kids eating us out of house and home! We wonder how they […]

5 Ideas to Stop the Homeschooling Snack Attack

It can be challenging to establish a regular meal routine and keep the house stocked with fresh food when homeschooling. If your family is snacking excessively, here are five ideas to curb all-day grazing. As homeschoolers, we often face the problem of our kids eating us out of house and home! We wonder how they […]

How home schooling works

Advice
24th Jul

What’s the biggest challenge of Homeschooling?

Overcoming obstacles with Euka future learning As more parents consider homeschooling as an alternative to traditional schooling, it’s important to address the challenges that may arise along the way.  While homeschooling offers numerous benefits, it also presents unique obstacles that parents and children may encounter. In this article, we will explore the biggest challenges of […]

What’s the biggest challenge of Homeschooling?

Overcoming obstacles with Euka future learning As more parents consider homeschooling as an alternative to traditional schooling, it’s important to address the challenges that may arise along the way.  While homeschooling offers numerous benefits, it also presents unique obstacles that parents and children may encounter. In this article, we will explore the biggest challenges of […]

Advice
4th Nov

Why Every Child Should Learn to Cook

How many times has your child asked you, “What’s for dinner?” Probably several times this week alone. Kids are constantly hungry and are usually foraging through the pantry for something to tide them over until it’s time for dinner. Wouldn’t you love to ask them, “What’s for dinner?” Then teach your children to cook a […]

Why Every Child Should Learn to Cook

How many times has your child asked you, “What’s for dinner?” Probably several times this week alone. Kids are constantly hungry and are usually foraging through the pantry for something to tide them over until it’s time for dinner. Wouldn’t you love to ask them, “What’s for dinner?” Then teach your children to cook a […]

Advice
29th Nov

Advice for Families Considering Homeschooling Next Term

Many people have heard of homeschooling, but they do not realise how popular it is. When you think about it, this makes sense, since they may not meet many homeschooling families. But the fact is that homeschooling students in Australia are growing every year!  It may seem like there is a lot to know when […]

Advice for Families Considering Homeschooling Next Term

Many people have heard of homeschooling, but they do not realise how popular it is. When you think about it, this makes sense, since they may not meet many homeschooling families. But the fact is that homeschooling students in Australia are growing every year!  It may seem like there is a lot to know when […]

Young girl home schooling with EUKA

Advice
17th Feb

Why is homeschooling on the rise in Australia

Over the last few years, Australia has witnessed its population of homeschooling families steadily increase, and the trend doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. As of 2019, there are over 20,000 registered homeschooled children, and it is estimated that an equal number is being homeschooled without registration. The number doesn’t include those […]

Why is homeschooling on the rise in Australia

Over the last few years, Australia has witnessed its population of homeschooling families steadily increase, and the trend doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. As of 2019, there are over 20,000 registered homeschooled children, and it is estimated that an equal number is being homeschooled without registration. The number doesn’t include those […]

Advice
3rd Apr

Outdoor Exploring – Where to Start

Many parents love the idea of education being a way of life. They love the idea of the world being their classroom. They love the idea of having a curriculum that allows students to improve their retention by practicing skills they previously learned. They also love the idea of breaking down the barriers between subjects […]

Outdoor Exploring – Where to Start

Many parents love the idea of education being a way of life. They love the idea of the world being their classroom. They love the idea of having a curriculum that allows students to improve their retention by practicing skills they previously learned. They also love the idea of breaking down the barriers between subjects […]

Advice
1st Feb

Learning Is Natural

“KNOWLEDGE THAT IS ACQUIRED UNDER COMPULSION OBTAINS NO HOLD ON THE MIND – PLATO” “Children are beautifully designed, by nature, to control their own education.” If you have ever watched a child grow from birth up to “school age,” you know the statement above is true. Children come into the world with powerful educative instincts, […]

Learning Is Natural

“KNOWLEDGE THAT IS ACQUIRED UNDER COMPULSION OBTAINS NO HOLD ON THE MIND – PLATO” “Children are beautifully designed, by nature, to control their own education.” If you have ever watched a child grow from birth up to “school age,” you know the statement above is true. Children come into the world with powerful educative instincts, […]

Advice
11th Aug

Homeschooling Kids: What Are the Benefits?

As a parent, you want the absolute best for your child. This is especially true when it comes to your child’s education. Increasingly, more parents are choosing to educate their children at home.  You may be wondering, “Can I homeschool my kids?” The answer is a resounding “Yes!”. There are many resources available to give your child […]

Homeschooling Kids: What Are the Benefits?

As a parent, you want the absolute best for your child. This is especially true when it comes to your child’s education. Increasingly, more parents are choosing to educate their children at home.  You may be wondering, “Can I homeschool my kids?” The answer is a resounding “Yes!”. There are many resources available to give your child […]

How home schooling works

How Tos
30th Jun

Learn How to Start Homeschooling in 6 Easy Steps!

Are you interested in starting homeschooling but you’re not sure where to start? When you first begin to think about this decision, it can feel overwhelming, but we’re here to help.  In this guide, we will give you some tips on how to start homeschooling so that you can make this process as smooth as […]

Learn How to Start Homeschooling in 6 Easy Steps!

Are you interested in starting homeschooling but you’re not sure where to start? When you first begin to think about this decision, it can feel overwhelming, but we’re here to help.  In this guide, we will give you some tips on how to start homeschooling so that you can make this process as smooth as […]

Advice
28th Feb

Relax- Late Bloomers are Right on Time

When we notice our child lacking in some way, our first instinct is to freak out. We make wild assumptions and expect the worst. But the best way to support our late-blooming children is to first understand that it will eventually all even out. Just because your child experiences a gap in the norm early […]

Relax- Late Bloomers are Right on Time

When we notice our child lacking in some way, our first instinct is to freak out. We make wild assumptions and expect the worst. But the best way to support our late-blooming children is to first understand that it will eventually all even out. Just because your child experiences a gap in the norm early […]

How to help your child find their Voice

Advice
14th Aug

How to help your child find their Voice

It may sound unnecessary to help your child find their voice when they are constantly demanding and outspoken, however helping a child find their voice means more than letting them say whatever they like, whenever they like. Finding their voice allows them to communicate effectively and appropriately. It is supporting and empowering them to develop […]

How to help your child find their Voice

It may sound unnecessary to help your child find their voice when they are constantly demanding and outspoken, however helping a child find their voice means more than letting them say whatever they like, whenever they like. Finding their voice allows them to communicate effectively and appropriately. It is supporting and empowering them to develop […]

Advice
17th Feb

How to efficiently organise your homeschool classroom

Once you’ve made the exciting decision to start homeschooling your child, or children, you’ve chosen your Euka homeschool curriculum, and you’re ready to go, right? Before getting started on your homeschool lessons, it’s important to set up your homeschool classroom in a way that best facilitates your child’s learning while maintaining the function of your household. […]

How to efficiently organise your homeschool classroom

Once you’ve made the exciting decision to start homeschooling your child, or children, you’ve chosen your Euka homeschool curriculum, and you’re ready to go, right? Before getting started on your homeschool lessons, it’s important to set up your homeschool classroom in a way that best facilitates your child’s learning while maintaining the function of your household. […]

28th Jul

Building Healthy Teen Friendships

Cultivating connections and friendships while Homeschooling is an often discussed topic. In fact, most Homeschooling parents I hear from are looking to help their pre-teens and teens plug into other groups and communities. As our children get older, they naturally want (and need) solid and healthy peer groups. But how do we do this? The […]

Building Healthy Teen Friendships

Cultivating connections and friendships while Homeschooling is an often discussed topic. In fact, most Homeschooling parents I hear from are looking to help their pre-teens and teens plug into other groups and communities. As our children get older, they naturally want (and need) solid and healthy peer groups. But how do we do this? The […]

How Tos
13th Jan

Homeschooling: How to Strike a Balance Between Work and Play

As a new homeschooling family, you’ve probably put initial focus on choosing the right homeschool curriculum and figuring out how to make sure your kids get the most beneficial education. It’s important that lessons are covered and your homeschooled kids feel confident with their academic knowledge, and you can rest assured using Euka that you […]

Homeschooling: How to Strike a Balance Between Work and Play

As a new homeschooling family, you’ve probably put initial focus on choosing the right homeschool curriculum and figuring out how to make sure your kids get the most beneficial education. It’s important that lessons are covered and your homeschooled kids feel confident with their academic knowledge, and you can rest assured using Euka that you […]

Advice
28th Feb

Move Your HomeSchooling out of the Home

Names are funny things. Take the word “homeschooling.” What does that make you think of? Many who are new to homeschooling wrongly assume that children are at home schooling all day. In reality, homeschoolers are often not at home. In fact homeschooling parents understand that children’s early experiences can help to shape the calibre of […]

Move Your HomeSchooling out of the Home

Names are funny things. Take the word “homeschooling.” What does that make you think of? Many who are new to homeschooling wrongly assume that children are at home schooling all day. In reality, homeschoolers are often not at home. In fact homeschooling parents understand that children’s early experiences can help to shape the calibre of […]

Young girl homechooling and curriculum by Euka

Advice
11th Jan

Guide to Homeschooling for High School

Putting time and energy into your teenager’s high school experience through home education is a rewarding experience. When they reach high school, it’s a time when they become self-sufficient, develop new skills and interests, and build connections as they work towards decisions about their future aspirations. We know that it can be hard to keep […]

Guide to Homeschooling for High School

Putting time and energy into your teenager’s high school experience through home education is a rewarding experience. When they reach high school, it’s a time when they become self-sufficient, develop new skills and interests, and build connections as they work towards decisions about their future aspirations. We know that it can be hard to keep […]

Advice
12th Oct

Travel Schooling: Small-Space Living

“I would love to travel school, but how do you survive living in such a small space? How do you keep from losing your mind? What do you do with all of your learning stuff?” How do you make sure your child is not falling behind?  These are the questions heard from so many travel-loving […]

Travel Schooling: Small-Space Living

“I would love to travel school, but how do you survive living in such a small space? How do you keep from losing your mind? What do you do with all of your learning stuff?” How do you make sure your child is not falling behind?  These are the questions heard from so many travel-loving […]

Advice
9th Jan

8 Tips on Raising Confident Teens

No matter what age or gender, your self-confidence can take a battering in the teen years. While the emphasis is often on girls’ self-esteem, boys need to be confident, too, and often struggle just as much (although perhaps in different areas). Here are some tips to help you build your teen’s self-confidence. Kids who seemed […]

8 Tips on Raising Confident Teens

No matter what age or gender, your self-confidence can take a battering in the teen years. While the emphasis is often on girls’ self-esteem, boys need to be confident, too, and often struggle just as much (although perhaps in different areas). Here are some tips to help you build your teen’s self-confidence. Kids who seemed […]

Advice
11th Aug

Homeschooling Advice: 6 Tips on How to Do It Right

Over the past two years, many parents have sought new methods of schooling. Homeschooling is one of those ways that has risen in popularity. This means that many parents have become educators overnight.  Homeschooling presents children with new opportunities. It also means that parents and educators must come up with new methods of learning. Keeping a child […]

Homeschooling Advice: 6 Tips on How to Do It Right

Over the past two years, many parents have sought new methods of schooling. Homeschooling is one of those ways that has risen in popularity. This means that many parents have become educators overnight.  Homeschooling presents children with new opportunities. It also means that parents and educators must come up with new methods of learning. Keeping a child […]

Advice
4th Jul

Help – Our schedule isn’t working

Crafting a Homeschool schedule is difficult for many parents because the only schedule they know is that of a mainstream school. But as a Homeschooler, you can throw that schedule out the window if it doesn’t work for you! Homeschooling provides the awesome flexibility for parents to create any schedule that meets their family’s needs. […]

Help – Our schedule isn’t working

Crafting a Homeschool schedule is difficult for many parents because the only schedule they know is that of a mainstream school. But as a Homeschooler, you can throw that schedule out the window if it doesn’t work for you! Homeschooling provides the awesome flexibility for parents to create any schedule that meets their family’s needs. […]

Advice
7th Jan

Is Homeschooling As High-Quality As Traditional School?

Over the 20th Century, homeschooling was less popular. As public-funded schooling systems flourished and then became entrenched, homeschooling was seen as an option taken by those denying social structures, often for religious reasons. This started to shift in the late 2000s as Internet technologies bolstered distance working, and with it, distance learning. Now, homeschool is […]

Is Homeschooling As High-Quality As Traditional School?

Over the 20th Century, homeschooling was less popular. As public-funded schooling systems flourished and then became entrenched, homeschooling was seen as an option taken by those denying social structures, often for religious reasons. This started to shift in the late 2000s as Internet technologies bolstered distance working, and with it, distance learning. Now, homeschool is […]

Advice
5th Jul

Homeschooling on the Spectrum

At Euka we celebrate and acknowledge that every child is different. Difference is what makes this world wonderful! We will look at how Euka can support families with students on the spectrum. Every Autistic person is different to every other. This is why autism is described as a ‘spectrum’. When a study of sixty-seven families […]

Homeschooling on the Spectrum

At Euka we celebrate and acknowledge that every child is different. Difference is what makes this world wonderful! We will look at how Euka can support families with students on the spectrum. Every Autistic person is different to every other. This is why autism is described as a ‘spectrum’. When a study of sixty-seven families […]

Advice
3rd Apr

History – Why Study That?

Whether you are a homeschool parent or a teacher working with homeschool students, you are no stranger to the common question, “Why do I have to study history?” It is widely known that children grasp and retain concepts better when they feel that what they are learning is relevant. Students may believe that it’s a […]

History – Why Study That?

Whether you are a homeschool parent or a teacher working with homeschool students, you are no stranger to the common question, “Why do I have to study history?” It is widely known that children grasp and retain concepts better when they feel that what they are learning is relevant. Students may believe that it’s a […]

Advice
9th Jan

Do’s and Dont’s When You Think Your Child Is Being Bullied

Bullying has been in the news a lot lately due to the impact of social media. Bullies are no longer contained in one place that it can be possible to avoid. The pervasive nature of social media allows bullies to follow their victims into their own home. Here are a few tips from experts, if […]

Do’s and Dont’s When You Think Your Child Is Being Bullied

Bullying has been in the news a lot lately due to the impact of social media. Bullies are no longer contained in one place that it can be possible to avoid. The pervasive nature of social media allows bullies to follow their victims into their own home. Here are a few tips from experts, if […]

Advice
6th Dec

102 Things to do this Summer

Things seem to be slowly trending back toward normal, but with Covid-19 still a concerning issue, those looking for socially distanced activities to do with children this summer need to look no further! With the abounding resources available on the internet, the sunny days of summer, and a little creativity, your kids will have a […]

102 Things to do this Summer

Things seem to be slowly trending back toward normal, but with Covid-19 still a concerning issue, those looking for socially distanced activities to do with children this summer need to look no further! With the abounding resources available on the internet, the sunny days of summer, and a little creativity, your kids will have a […]

Advice
28th Feb

Series: What Schools Don’t Teach – Article 1: Leadership

Have you noticed how many young people emerge from school dismally prepared for the world beyond? At Euka, it is our goal to ensure the students are well equipped for life beyond the school years. Over the next few months, each Euka newsletter will focus on one skill that is often overlooked in schools, but […]

Series: What Schools Don’t Teach – Article 1: Leadership

Have you noticed how many young people emerge from school dismally prepared for the world beyond? At Euka, it is our goal to ensure the students are well equipped for life beyond the school years. Over the next few months, each Euka newsletter will focus on one skill that is often overlooked in schools, but […]

Advice
22nd Feb

The 7 Learning Styles: Understanding how your homeschooler learns

Every child has unique and varied ways of learning, and corresponding styles of teaching can make a big difference in how they integrate concepts and enjoy their lessons. If you are homeschooling your child, you have a greater opportunity to discover how your own child learns and how you may be able to address their […]

The 7 Learning Styles: Understanding how your homeschooler learns

Every child has unique and varied ways of learning, and corresponding styles of teaching can make a big difference in how they integrate concepts and enjoy their lessons. If you are homeschooling your child, you have a greater opportunity to discover how your own child learns and how you may be able to address their […]

Advice
28th Mar

The Future of Learning: What Is Future Learning Exactly?

Are you searching for the best possible way to prepare your child for success?  It can be difficult to know what the best way is to help your child become a better learner. The world is changing quickly. This is why it’s important that parents and teachers adopt new teaching methods in order to help […]

The Future of Learning: What Is Future Learning Exactly?

Are you searching for the best possible way to prepare your child for success?  It can be difficult to know what the best way is to help your child become a better learner. The world is changing quickly. This is why it’s important that parents and teachers adopt new teaching methods in order to help […]

Advice
2nd Feb

Finding Creativity As A Family

Small kids are naturally creative, but as we grow our confidence in our own ability can be lost along the way. Those who are homeschool experts will quickly agree that their children show unbounding creativity. However, if your child has just come to homeschooling from mainstream school, this is a common problem. In an environment […]

Finding Creativity As A Family

Small kids are naturally creative, but as we grow our confidence in our own ability can be lost along the way. Those who are homeschool experts will quickly agree that their children show unbounding creativity. However, if your child has just come to homeschooling from mainstream school, this is a common problem. In an environment […]

Advice
8th Sep

What is Future Learning?

As the world we live in changes to embrace the future, how and what we teach in our education system will also be reshaped to keep up to date with the growing demands of the 21st century. It is key to understand that everyone learns differently, and understanding the different ways that humans learn is […]

What is Future Learning?

As the world we live in changes to embrace the future, how and what we teach in our education system will also be reshaped to keep up to date with the growing demands of the 21st century. It is key to understand that everyone learns differently, and understanding the different ways that humans learn is […]

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
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
3rd Apr

Top Tips to Get Kids to Clean their Room

“My 13-year-old daughter’s bedroom is a complete mess. It looks like a tornado just ripped through it. And when I ask her politely to clean it up, she either ignores me or throws a fit!” If this sounds like your child, you’re not alone. Many parents complain about their kids’ rooms being so messy they […]

Top Tips to Get Kids to Clean their Room

“My 13-year-old daughter’s bedroom is a complete mess. It looks like a tornado just ripped through it. And when I ask her politely to clean it up, she either ignores me or throws a fit!” If this sounds like your child, you’re not alone. Many parents complain about their kids’ rooms being so messy they […]

Advice
26th Nov

What About Homeschool Socialisation

Homeschooled children and the apparent ‘lack’ of socialisation is one of the biggest myths in home-based education. Many wonder how families are able to cultivate interpersonal skills and resilience in their children when they aren’t in classroom-based schooling. The social norm is that classroom education amongst their peers is the only way to effectively engage […]

What About Homeschool Socialisation

Homeschooled children and the apparent ‘lack’ of socialisation is one of the biggest myths in home-based education. Many wonder how families are able to cultivate interpersonal skills and resilience in their children when they aren’t in classroom-based schooling. The social norm is that classroom education amongst their peers is the only way to effectively engage […]

father & daughter climbing - teaching her failure is a step to success

Advice
26th Jun

Helping kids see Failure as Success in Progress

Failure is an inevitable part of life, and learning how to navigate and grow from it is a valuable skill. As Euka parents and caregivers, it is essential to create an environment where children can develop a healthy relationship with failure. By encouraging resilience, self-reflection, and a growth mindset, we can help children understand that […]

Helping kids see Failure as Success in Progress

Failure is an inevitable part of life, and learning how to navigate and grow from it is a valuable skill. As Euka parents and caregivers, it is essential to create an environment where children can develop a healthy relationship with failure. By encouraging resilience, self-reflection, and a growth mindset, we can help children understand that […]

How home schooling works

Advice
12th Aug

Homeschooling: Why You Should Be Thinking About It

Schools haven’t changed much over the last 50 years, but how children learn has. There are many more expectations on children and curriculum to get through, and everything must follow a strict timeline. However, what works for some students doesn’t necessarily have the same effect on others.  Some children learn better with a hands-on approach; […]

Homeschooling: Why You Should Be Thinking About It

Schools haven’t changed much over the last 50 years, but how children learn has. There are many more expectations on children and curriculum to get through, and everything must follow a strict timeline. However, what works for some students doesn’t necessarily have the same effect on others.  Some children learn better with a hands-on approach; […]

Advice
4th May

On-the-road tips to make it work

So you are planning a trip. More and more families are off on “The Big Lap” of Australia; others are heading for distant shores (when borders open). Your travel plans fit in wonderfully with homeschooling. It can feel daunting when thinking about the educational needs of your children, however, with good planning and a flexible […]

On-the-road tips to make it work

So you are planning a trip. More and more families are off on “The Big Lap” of Australia; others are heading for distant shores (when borders open). Your travel plans fit in wonderfully with homeschooling. It can feel daunting when thinking about the educational needs of your children, however, with good planning and a flexible […]

Advice
8th Oct

Choosing to Homeschool a Special Needs Child

Guest Post 2021 When Rudy, who has Down syndrome, was born, we were already well into our homeschooling journey. Our oldest was nine, so we were into our fifth year, yet for some reason that surprised me, many people thought we’d send Rudy “out” for special services and special preschool . . . and eventually […]

Choosing to Homeschool a Special Needs Child

Guest Post 2021 When Rudy, who has Down syndrome, was born, we were already well into our homeschooling journey. Our oldest was nine, so we were into our fifth year, yet for some reason that surprised me, many people thought we’d send Rudy “out” for special services and special preschool . . . and eventually […]

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