How do you rate you Local Authority EHE department and staff?

Many home educators have problems when dealing with their Local Authority. These often stem from the prevalent pro-schooling culture, lack of understanding about why parents choose to home educate and how it differs so drastically from school, and widespread misinterpretation of the law. Experinces vary drastically from authority to authority and with different staff members.

The HED : The Home Education Database ( website allows home educators to

  • Find out about the EHE staff at your Local Authority and read reviews of them.
  • Submit information about, and rate, the staff in your area.
  • Find home education groups near you.