Why homeschool in South Australia?

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.”

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 […]

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
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
12th Oct

Good Mental Health Habits Which Help Kids Handle all That Life can Bring

Mental health and emotional well-being are an essential part of a child’s development. At different stages of life, our children will face challenges and setbacks. In fact, these challenges may be part of why you moved to Homeschool. Regardless, they are a normal part of growing up, whether in mainstream school or Homeschooling. To support […]

Good Mental Health Habits Which Help Kids Handle all That Life can Bring

Mental health and emotional well-being are an essential part of a child’s development. At different stages of life, our children will face challenges and setbacks. In fact, these challenges may be part of why you moved to Homeschool. Regardless, they are a normal part of growing up, whether in mainstream school or Homeschooling. To support […]

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
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
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
26th Jun

Unleashing the Power of Perseverance: Empowering Kids to Conquer Challenges and Soar

Everyone agrees that perseverance is an important skill to teach kids because it equips them with the mindset and resilience necessary to navigate the challenges and setbacks they will inevitably encounter throughout their lives. But before looking at how we might go about teaching perseverance in the homeschool setting, it is worth spending a little […]

Unleashing the Power of Perseverance: Empowering Kids to Conquer Challenges and Soar

Everyone agrees that perseverance is an important skill to teach kids because it equips them with the mindset and resilience necessary to navigate the challenges and setbacks they will inevitably encounter throughout their lives. But before looking at how we might go about teaching perseverance in the homeschool setting, it is worth spending a little […]

Advice
17th Feb

10 Tips for New Homeschoolers

Homeschooling in Australia is one of the most rewarding and beneficial choices a family can make with their children. Even with the best homeschool curriculum, new families may feel apprehensive in the beginning, and it may take some time to get used to. By choosing the Euka program which combines online and hands-on content, you […]

10 Tips for New Homeschoolers

Homeschooling in Australia is one of the most rewarding and beneficial choices a family can make with their children. Even with the best homeschool curriculum, new families may feel apprehensive in the beginning, and it may take some time to get used to. By choosing the Euka program which combines online and hands-on content, you […]

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 […]

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
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 […]

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 […]

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
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
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
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. […]

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
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, […]

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
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
4th Nov

Big Misconceptions About Homeschoolers

When it comes to a child learning at home, there tends to be a lot of misunderstanding. In fact, there are stereotypes galore. But as the number of homeschooled children in Australia continues to skyrocket, many of the most common myths and misunderstandings are being clarified. Below, we list 14 of the most common misconceptions […]

Big Misconceptions About Homeschoolers

When it comes to a child learning at home, there tends to be a lot of misunderstanding. In fact, there are stereotypes galore. But as the number of homeschooled children in Australia continues to skyrocket, many of the most common myths and misunderstandings are being clarified. Below, we list 14 of the most common misconceptions […]

Advice
29th Oct

How Does Homeschooling Affect Your Career Options?

Did you know that there are around 30,000 homeschooled students in Australia? That number’s been on the rise consistently for many years now. With remote work allowing parents to travel more and the pandemic making homeschooling mandatory, we don’t expect it’s going to slow any time soon! If you’re thinking of homeschooling for your children, […]

How Does Homeschooling Affect Your Career Options?

Did you know that there are around 30,000 homeschooled students in Australia? That number’s been on the rise consistently for many years now. With remote work allowing parents to travel more and the pandemic making homeschooling mandatory, we don’t expect it’s going to slow any time soon! If you’re thinking of homeschooling for your children, […]

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
5th Nov

How to Homeschool Like Elon Musk

Take Calculated Risks Many homeschoolers are risk-averse. When you’re raising a family on one middle-class income, finances can get a little tight. You don’t want to take any unnecessary risks that may hurt the checking account. That may mean buying the same textbooks every year even if your kids hate it. This way, at least […]

How to Homeschool Like Elon Musk

Take Calculated Risks Many homeschoolers are risk-averse. When you’re raising a family on one middle-class income, finances can get a little tight. You don’t want to take any unnecessary risks that may hurt the checking account. That may mean buying the same textbooks every year even if your kids hate it. This way, at least […]

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 […]

Advice
13th Jan

Planning a Homeschooling Routine

Choosing an online homeschool program is often the first step when it comes to starting your homeschool endeavours. When using Euka the guesswork of covering the full curriculum has been taken care of. Now you can relax and organise your daily plan. Working out how to get everything done week to week and day to […]

Planning a Homeschooling Routine

Choosing an online homeschool program is often the first step when it comes to starting your homeschool endeavours. When using Euka the guesswork of covering the full curriculum has been taken care of. Now you can relax and organise your daily plan. Working out how to get everything done week to week and day to […]

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
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 […]

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 […]

mother and son exploring homeschool options together

Advice
4th Jul

How do I know if I am Doing Enough?

Self-reflection is a valuable tool for us as parents as we take time out to analyse where we are at. The question we hear parents ask, probably more than any other is, “How do I know if I’m doing enough?” Fortunately, we have a great answer for you. The answer is: goal setting. Here’s what […]

How do I know if I am Doing Enough?

Self-reflection is a valuable tool for us as parents as we take time out to analyse where we are at. The question we hear parents ask, probably more than any other is, “How do I know if I’m doing enough?” Fortunately, we have a great answer for you. The answer is: goal setting. Here’s what […]

Advice
28th Jan

Homeschooling Gifted Students

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 Gifted Students

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
28th Jan

Homeschoolers and Part time Work

Part-time work is invaluable as a learning experience. Customer service skills, practical skills, social skills, teamwork skills are just a few of the benefits your teen will develop. When your homeschooled teen is ready for their first job, try these practical tips to help confidently navigate the process from application to paycheck. Where Teens Can […]

Homeschoolers and Part time Work

Part-time work is invaluable as a learning experience. Customer service skills, practical skills, social skills, teamwork skills are just a few of the benefits your teen will develop. When your homeschooled teen is ready for their first job, try these practical tips to help confidently navigate the process from application to paycheck. Where Teens Can […]

Advice
8th Nov

The Five Stages of Homeschooling every Parent will Recognise

Generally speaking, for most people homeschooling comprises a number of stages. Some of them last only a short time, while others hang around. Can you identify which stage you are in? When you begin homeschooling, there is bound to be a time of adjustment for both parent and child. But rest assured this will work […]

The Five Stages of Homeschooling every Parent will Recognise

Generally speaking, for most people homeschooling comprises a number of stages. Some of them last only a short time, while others hang around. Can you identify which stage you are in? When you begin homeschooling, there is bound to be a time of adjustment for both parent and child. But rest assured this will work […]

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 […]

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
1st Apr

What are Learning Preferences?

Learning preferences refer to the unique ways in which individuals prefer to acquire and process new information. Each person has their preferred learning method, including visual, auditory, or physical learning styles.  By accessing your child’s learning method in a homeschooling environment, you can give them the best opportunity to succeed and enjoy their educational experience. […]

What are Learning Preferences?

Learning preferences refer to the unique ways in which individuals prefer to acquire and process new information. Each person has their preferred learning method, including visual, auditory, or physical learning styles.  By accessing your child’s learning method in a homeschooling environment, you can give them the best opportunity to succeed and enjoy their educational experience. […]

Advice
2nd Mar

Homeschool Music Lessons

Music can benefit your child in many areas – language, maths, concentration and social skills, just to name a few! So whether or not your child learns a musical instrument, try to expose your child to music as much as possible and enjoy the many benefits! Brain growthStudies in neuroscience show that music can enhance […]

Homeschool Music Lessons

Music can benefit your child in many areas – language, maths, concentration and social skills, just to name a few! So whether or not your child learns a musical instrument, try to expose your child to music as much as possible and enjoy the many benefits! Brain growthStudies in neuroscience show that music can enhance […]

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
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
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
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
8th Oct

What if my child has fallen behind?

If your child is falling behind at school, it can often feel as if they are stuck in an impossible situation. While they are struggling to keep up with the rest of the class, the course work keeps getting harder and harder. If you have just started homeschooling, fortunately, there are ways of breaking this […]

What if my child has fallen behind?

If your child is falling behind at school, it can often feel as if they are stuck in an impossible situation. While they are struggling to keep up with the rest of the class, the course work keeps getting harder and harder. If you have just started homeschooling, fortunately, there are ways of breaking this […]

Advice
26th Jun

8 Tips for Socialisation Success: Unleashing the Power of Connection in Homeschooling

When you mention that you homeschool, or are thinking about homeschooling, one very common question is “how do they socialise?”. One interesting point is that many assume that if school socialisation is absent, kids are not able to develop healthy connections. While at the same time, it is often the negative connections made at traditional […]

8 Tips for Socialisation Success: Unleashing the Power of Connection in Homeschooling

When you mention that you homeschool, or are thinking about homeschooling, one very common question is “how do they socialise?”. One interesting point is that many assume that if school socialisation is absent, kids are not able to develop healthy connections. While at the same time, it is often the negative connections made at traditional […]

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
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 Oct

How Many Hours a Day Should You Spend Homeschooling?

Just as each homeschooling family educates their children differently, the time spent engaging in education each day will vary from home to home.  When starting your homeschooling journey, it can be hard to determine if you’re doing things right, and some families may feel like they’re not doing enough.  Modelling homeschooling hours with traditional classroom-based […]

How Many Hours a Day Should You Spend Homeschooling?

Just as each homeschooling family educates their children differently, the time spent engaging in education each day will vary from home to home.  When starting your homeschooling journey, it can be hard to determine if you’re doing things right, and some families may feel like they’re not doing enough.  Modelling homeschooling hours with traditional classroom-based […]

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 […]

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
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
28th Jul

Powerful Learning through Chores

Chores & household jobs: Few of us enjoy doing them, but for a household to run smoothly these tedious and time-consuming tasks must get done. It’s a given that the adults will do their part around the house, but when it comes to assigning housework to children, there’s some debate. Many parents want to preserve […]

Powerful Learning through Chores

Chores & household jobs: Few of us enjoy doing them, but for a household to run smoothly these tedious and time-consuming tasks must get done. It’s a given that the adults will do their part around the house, but when it comes to assigning housework to children, there’s some debate. Many parents want to preserve […]

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 […]

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
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
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
31st May

Raising Strong and Courageous Girls

It’s obvious that girls today need positive role models. There are many strong women in the spotlight – especially in Hollywood, however, those aren’t necessarily the women we want our daughters looking up to. How do we encourage our girls to be strong leaders without relying on women in the spotlight? Firstly, remind her, often, […]

Raising Strong and Courageous Girls

It’s obvious that girls today need positive role models. There are many strong women in the spotlight – especially in Hollywood, however, those aren’t necessarily the women we want our daughters looking up to. How do we encourage our girls to be strong leaders without relying on women in the spotlight? Firstly, remind her, often, […]

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
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
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
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 […]

Advice
8th Oct

Homeschooling Teens for Success

Homeschooling teens is different from homeschooling younger students. They are becoming adults and crave more control and independence, yet they still need accountability. Following are some tips for homeschooling teens that have worked well for many parents. 1. give them control of their environment It can be tempting to insist that students do all their […]

Homeschooling Teens for Success

Homeschooling teens is different from homeschooling younger students. They are becoming adults and crave more control and independence, yet they still need accountability. Following are some tips for homeschooling teens that have worked well for many parents. 1. give them control of their environment It can be tempting to insist that students do all their […]

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 […]

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
30th Jun

7 Things to Consider When Looking for Education Options

Are you having trouble figuring out which education options are the best for your child? As parents, we all want the best for our children. The problem is that it can be overwhelming to figure out how to give them the best education possible. Some prefer the idea of traditional schooling but a recent increase […]

7 Things to Consider When Looking for Education Options

Are you having trouble figuring out which education options are the best for your child? As parents, we all want the best for our children. The problem is that it can be overwhelming to figure out how to give them the best education possible. Some prefer the idea of traditional schooling but a recent increase […]

Advice
3rd May

Unwrapping Educational Success

How do you set your young child up for educational success? Given that we are solely responsible for our children’s education we understand that setting up your child up for educational success is a common source of worry for homeschooling parents. We all find ourselves, at times, unsure of the material we’re planning to teach […]

Unwrapping Educational Success

How do you set your young child up for educational success? Given that we are solely responsible for our children’s education we understand that setting up your child up for educational success is a common source of worry for homeschooling parents. We all find ourselves, at times, unsure of the material we’re planning to teach […]

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
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 […]

Advice
1st Feb

Starting Homeschooling This week?

So you are starting homeschooling – Congratulations! You are embarking on one of the most rewarding and exciting journeys, and best of all we are here to help. Homeschooling can be a big change for both parents and children, but with the right approach, it will be a successful and enjoyable experience. Here are some […]

Starting Homeschooling This week?

So you are starting homeschooling – Congratulations! You are embarking on one of the most rewarding and exciting journeys, and best of all we are here to help. Homeschooling can be a big change for both parents and children, but with the right approach, it will be a successful and enjoyable experience. Here are some […]

Advice
26th Sep

Is Homeschooling Right for Your Family?

All methods of educating your child will come with their own advantages and disadvantages – it’s a matter of choosing what works best for you and your children. For some families, it may seem like the perceived disadvantages outweigh the many positive aspects of homeschooling but we’ll take a closer look at these perceived homeschooling […]

Is Homeschooling Right for Your Family?

All methods of educating your child will come with their own advantages and disadvantages – it’s a matter of choosing what works best for you and your children. For some families, it may seem like the perceived disadvantages outweigh the many positive aspects of homeschooling but we’ll take a closer look at these perceived homeschooling […]

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
4th Jul

Homeschooling Parents – Taking Care of yourself

When Homeschooling a child or a number of children, it’s so important to make sure you take good care of your body, mind, and soul every day, not just when you get sick. Learning how to eat right, reduce stress, exercise regularly, and take a time-out when you need it are touchstones of self-care and […]

Homeschooling Parents – Taking Care of yourself

When Homeschooling a child or a number of children, it’s so important to make sure you take good care of your body, mind, and soul every day, not just when you get sick. Learning how to eat right, reduce stress, exercise regularly, and take a time-out when you need it are touchstones of self-care and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Young girl homechooling and curriculum by Euka

Advice
4th Jul

Tips For The Senior Years

Most likely, your high school SENIORS intend on having the best two years possible! After all, they’ve waited 10 years to finally call themselves homeschool seniors which means graduation is just around the corner! Below are some tips for having the best possible Grade 11 & 12 years as a homeschooled senior with Euka. Plan […]

Tips For The Senior Years

Most likely, your high school SENIORS intend on having the best two years possible! After all, they’ve waited 10 years to finally call themselves homeschool seniors which means graduation is just around the corner! Below are some tips for having the best possible Grade 11 & 12 years as a homeschooled senior with Euka. Plan […]

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 […]

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
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
16th Nov

After Homeschooling: A Review From a Mother’s Perspective

Teaching your children at home is finally a choice, instead of a government-issued mandate. More mums are choosing to homeschool their school-age children for safety, education, and a variety of other reasons. After homeschooling for a season, both you and your children will find your rhythm and enjoy the learning/teaching process. Let’s find out more […]

After Homeschooling: A Review From a Mother’s Perspective

Teaching your children at home is finally a choice, instead of a government-issued mandate. More mums are choosing to homeschool their school-age children for safety, education, and a variety of other reasons. After homeschooling for a season, both you and your children will find your rhythm and enjoy the learning/teaching process. Let’s find out more […]

Getting Started
27th Jan

Registration & Reporting in South Australia

Euka can help make your homeschooling registration and reporting in South Australia simple and stress free. As in all States, homeschoolers in South Australia need to register with the DECD (Department of Education and Child Development) from ages 6 to 17. In South Australia you need to be enrolled in school in order to register […]

Registration & Reporting in South Australia

Euka can help make your homeschooling registration and reporting in South Australia simple and stress free. As in all States, homeschoolers in South Australia need to register with the DECD (Department of Education and Child Development) from ages 6 to 17. In South Australia you need to be enrolled in school in order to register […]

8 Tips for Homeschooling with ADHD

Advice
1st Aug

8 Tips for Homeschooling with ADHD

There are no two children the same. No two children with ADHD are the same.  When it comes to homeschooling children with ADHD, getting some advice and trying some tips can make the process so much smoother. Some tips may work better for your child than others.  There is no doubt that homeschooling a child […]

8 Tips for Homeschooling with ADHD

There are no two children the same. No two children with ADHD are the same.  When it comes to homeschooling children with ADHD, getting some advice and trying some tips can make the process so much smoother. Some tips may work better for your child than others.  There is no doubt that homeschooling a child […]

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
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 […]

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 […]

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
3rd May

Seeking more Energy and Enthusiasm?

5 Ideas to Improve Your Energy & Enthusiasm Want to feel more energy and enthusiasm? Don’t we all? We have compiled a few ideas that may just do the trick. 1. Practice some type of meditation or prayer each day For example, you may just sit quietly, breathe deeply, and centre yourself. Spend some quiet […]

Seeking more Energy and Enthusiasm?

5 Ideas to Improve Your Energy & Enthusiasm Want to feel more energy and enthusiasm? Don’t we all? We have compiled a few ideas that may just do the trick. 1. Practice some type of meditation or prayer each day For example, you may just sit quietly, breathe deeply, and centre yourself. Spend some quiet […]

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
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 […]

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 […]

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
26th Jun

Harmony in Education: Bridging the Gap When Parents Disagree on Homeschooling

When parents have differing views on homeschooling, it can lead to a challenging situation that requires open communication and compromise. It is not uncommon. As with all areas of disagreement, it is a healthy opportunity to work together and try to find a solution that works for everyone, especially the kids. If you find yourself […]

Harmony in Education: Bridging the Gap When Parents Disagree on Homeschooling

When parents have differing views on homeschooling, it can lead to a challenging situation that requires open communication and compromise. It is not uncommon. As with all areas of disagreement, it is a healthy opportunity to work together and try to find a solution that works for everyone, especially the kids. If you find yourself […]

Advice
30th Nov

What’s so Great about Volunteering while Homeschooling?

As homeschoolers, we have plenty of freedom, including how we develop our school schedules and how we decide to cover each subject. One of the best ways to use this freedom is to enrich our local communities through volunteering. Volunteering helps kids learn about others When kids volunteer, they get a chance to broaden their understanding of […]

What’s so Great about Volunteering while Homeschooling?

As homeschoolers, we have plenty of freedom, including how we develop our school schedules and how we decide to cover each subject. One of the best ways to use this freedom is to enrich our local communities through volunteering. Volunteering helps kids learn about others When kids volunteer, they get a chance to broaden their understanding of […]

Advice
5th Jun

Homeschooling in Australia: Is It Legal?

Families are choosing to homeschool over traditional education more and more. Homeschooling has become the education of choice for many families because it better suits their children’s needs. As it gains traction, a common question arises: is homeschooling legal in Australia?  As we look into the legality of homeschooling, we will take a look at […]

Homeschooling in Australia: Is It Legal?

Families are choosing to homeschool over traditional education more and more. Homeschooling has become the education of choice for many families because it better suits their children’s needs. As it gains traction, a common question arises: is homeschooling legal in Australia?  As we look into the legality of homeschooling, we will take a look at […]

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 […]

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
25th Jan

How to Work While Homeschooling

If you’re a working parent, homeschooling has likely been an impossible achievement, but this doesn’t have to be the case. With the right balance, maintaining a job while you educate your children at home is possible and can work seamlessly for your family.  Working life looks different for everyone. Some parents may work from home; […]

How to Work While Homeschooling

If you’re a working parent, homeschooling has likely been an impossible achievement, but this doesn’t have to be the case. With the right balance, maintaining a job while you educate your children at home is possible and can work seamlessly for your family.  Working life looks different for everyone. Some parents may work from home; […]

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
22nd Oct

Can I Homeschool with the Australian Curriculum While Overseas

Homeschooling and exploring the world are two of life’s greatest privileges, whether inside Australia or outside.  Some families decide to make a long-term or permanent move abroad and others may choose an extended holiday and want to continue their child’s homeschooling education while on the road. As a tourist to another country, there are some […]

Can I Homeschool with the Australian Curriculum While Overseas

Homeschooling and exploring the world are two of life’s greatest privileges, whether inside Australia or outside.  Some families decide to make a long-term or permanent move abroad and others may choose an extended holiday and want to continue their child’s homeschooling education while on the road. As a tourist to another country, there are some […]

Advice
28th Jul

Great reading Tips (Reviews and tips to get kids reading)

Parents often ask how they can help their children learn to read; and it’s no wonder that they’re interested in this essential skill. Reading plays an important role in educational success.  Here are some practical recommendations for helping pre-schoolers and school-age students learn to read. 1. Teaching reading will only help. Sometimes, parents are told […]

Great reading Tips (Reviews and tips to get kids reading)

Parents often ask how they can help their children learn to read; and it’s no wonder that they’re interested in this essential skill. Reading plays an important role in educational success.  Here are some practical recommendations for helping pre-schoolers and school-age students learn to read. 1. Teaching reading will only help. Sometimes, parents are told […]

Advice
1st Dec

How Does Homeschooling Affect University Admissions?

Getting your child ready for university applications, wherever their formative education took place, can be a little daunting but filled with possibilities. The process is usually different for your homeschooled child because, in Australia, they are not eligible to earn an ATAR score. While not having an ATAR score may feel like it makes university […]

How Does Homeschooling Affect University Admissions?

Getting your child ready for university applications, wherever their formative education took place, can be a little daunting but filled with possibilities. The process is usually different for your homeschooled child because, in Australia, they are not eligible to earn an ATAR score. While not having an ATAR score may feel like it makes university […]

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 […]

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