Why homeschool in Victoria?

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
30th Nov

Twenty Questions than can Change a Child’s Life

Children grow and change rapidly, both physically, academically and emotionally. As parents, we strive to help our children understand who they are, what they believe in, and how to be independent and competent adults. Our children are unique, and we need to help them grow into their authentic selves with love and acceptance. Have you […]

Twenty Questions than can Change a Child’s Life

Children grow and change rapidly, both physically, academically and emotionally. As parents, we strive to help our children understand who they are, what they believe in, and how to be independent and competent adults. Our children are unique, and we need to help them grow into their authentic selves with love and acceptance. Have you […]

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
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
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 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 […]

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
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
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 […]

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
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 […]

How Tos
7th Apr

How to Keep Teens Motivated

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

How to Keep Teens Motivated

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

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
9th Jan

A Guide to Reading Readiness

Sometimes parents of beginning readers wonder if their child is on track with reading. They don’t understand why their child can’t read a word today they were able to read yesterday. They think their child reads too slowly. They grumble that their child only wants to read the same book over and over again. Most […]

A Guide to Reading Readiness

Sometimes parents of beginning readers wonder if their child is on track with reading. They don’t understand why their child can’t read a word today they were able to read yesterday. They think their child reads too slowly. They grumble that their child only wants to read the same book over and over again. Most […]

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
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
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
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
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
6th Dec

Creative ways you can Celebrate your Homeschool Graduate

When we get to the finish line of our Homeschooling days with our teens, that is something to celebrate!  Here are some creative ways you can celebrate your Homeschool graduate. Whether you want to have a big bash or something smaller and intimate, this article will help you give your Homeschool graduate a memorable send […]

Creative ways you can Celebrate your Homeschool Graduate

When we get to the finish line of our Homeschooling days with our teens, that is something to celebrate!  Here are some creative ways you can celebrate your Homeschool graduate. Whether you want to have a big bash or something smaller and intimate, this article will help you give your Homeschool graduate a memorable send […]

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
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
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
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; […]

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 […]

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 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 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 […]

Getting Started
27th Jan

Registration & Reporting in Victoria

Euka can help make your homeschooling registration and reporting in Victoria simple and stress free. As in all States, homeschoolers in Victoria need to register with the Department of Education from ages 6 to 17 or a child who turns 6 during the year home schooling will commence. To begin the registration process, download and […]

Registration & Reporting in Victoria

Euka can help make your homeschooling registration and reporting in Victoria simple and stress free. As in all States, homeschoolers in Victoria need to register with the Department of Education from ages 6 to 17 or a child who turns 6 during the year home schooling will commence. To begin the registration process, download and […]

Advice
24th Feb

Ways to Socialise More When Learning at Home

If you’re considering homeschooling for your children, you’re certainly not alone. In fact, homeschool registrations are on the rise in Australia as many parents realise mainstream education doesn’t always work, and it isn’t the only option. In Queensland alone, we’ve seen an almost 50 percent change in homeschool registrations. Whether you’re making the switch due […]

Ways to Socialise More When Learning at Home

If you’re considering homeschooling for your children, you’re certainly not alone. In fact, homeschool registrations are on the rise in Australia as many parents realise mainstream education doesn’t always work, and it isn’t the only option. In Queensland alone, we’ve seen an almost 50 percent change in homeschool registrations. Whether you’re making the switch due […]

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
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
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 […]

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
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
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 […]

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 […]

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
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 […]

Mother homeschooling her child with Euka

Advice
17th Feb

The Qualifications, Curriculum and Material you need to Homeschool your Child

Homeschooling in Australia is an exciting and rewarding way to connect with your children and take a roll in their educational journey. When choosing to homeschool, many questions will naturally arise about what is required to begin. New homeschool parents often wonder what qualifications they need, what a curriculum should include, and what other materials […]

The Qualifications, Curriculum and Material you need to Homeschool your Child

Homeschooling in Australia is an exciting and rewarding way to connect with your children and take a roll in their educational journey. When choosing to homeschool, many questions will naturally arise about what is required to begin. New homeschool parents often wonder what qualifications they need, what a curriculum should include, and what other materials […]

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
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
18th May

How to Create a Personalised Learning Plan

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

How to Create a Personalised Learning Plan

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

Advice
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. […]

father and daughter sharing a tender moment togther

Advice
7th Aug

Emotional Intelligence Coaching: 10 Powerful Parenting Phrases

“When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, it’s our job to share our calm, not join their chaos.” – L.R. Knost When homeschooling we find ourselves navigating feelings, emotions and issues throughout the day. We can feel as if riding the emotional rollercoaster is a familiar pastime, especially when we have teens.  It often […]

Emotional Intelligence Coaching: 10 Powerful Parenting Phrases

“When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, it’s our job to share our calm, not join their chaos.” – L.R. Knost When homeschooling we find ourselves navigating feelings, emotions and issues throughout the day. We can feel as if riding the emotional rollercoaster is a familiar pastime, especially when we have teens.  It often […]

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
16th Mar

Does Homeschooling Impact Children’s Confidence?

Many parents are starting to weigh the pros and cons of homeschooling, even when they were perfectly happy with public or private schooling for their children in the past. Homeschooling is more accessible than ever with the abundance of resources that parents and students have at their disposal. While parents are making this decision, they’re […]

Does Homeschooling Impact Children’s Confidence?

Many parents are starting to weigh the pros and cons of homeschooling, even when they were perfectly happy with public or private schooling for their children in the past. Homeschooling is more accessible than ever with the abundance of resources that parents and students have at their disposal. While parents are making this decision, they’re […]

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 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 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, […]

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
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
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
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
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
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 […]

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
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 […]

Advice
3rd May

Developing Valuable Life Skills as a Family

It’s important that we teach our children practical life skills–skills that teach them how to survive in society–how to thrive in society. Think about it this way, if children were young trees, parents would be the timber support stake, needed to support it, until it grows strong. These practical life skills can be divided into […]

Developing Valuable Life Skills as a Family

It’s important that we teach our children practical life skills–skills that teach them how to survive in society–how to thrive in society. Think about it this way, if children were young trees, parents would be the timber support stake, needed to support it, until it grows strong. These practical life skills can be divided into […]

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
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
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
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 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 […]

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
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
2nd May

Special Needs Homeschooling

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

Special Needs Homeschooling

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

Advice
2nd 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
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 […]

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
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
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 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
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 […]

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 […]

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
26th Jun

School Refusal: Unlocking the Potential of Homeschooling for Anxious Learners

School refusal, also known as school avoidance or school phobia, is a condition in which a child or adolescent experiences excessive distress and anxiety about attending school. It goes beyond the typical occasional reluctance to attend school and can manifest as physical symptoms like headaches or stomach aches, or emotional symptoms such as panic attacks […]

School Refusal: Unlocking the Potential of Homeschooling for Anxious Learners

School refusal, also known as school avoidance or school phobia, is a condition in which a child or adolescent experiences excessive distress and anxiety about attending school. It goes beyond the typical occasional reluctance to attend school and can manifest as physical symptoms like headaches or stomach aches, or emotional symptoms such as panic attacks […]

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
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
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 […]

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
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
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 […]

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 […]

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
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
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 […]

Advice
28th Apr

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

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

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

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

Advice
28th 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
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
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

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
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
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 […]

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
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
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
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
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
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
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 […]

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