Today, we continue our exploration of what ‘suitable education’ really is in case law by looking at the ‘reasonable expectation’ that parents…recognition of the child’s NEEDS, ATTITUDES, and ASPIRATIONS. A double standard that NO school meets.
What is ‘suitable’ education? What is ‘consistent involvement of parents? And how does that fit with literacy and numeracy?
So what exactly is ‘suitable education’? What does the law and case law say on the subject?
When Kirsty Williams spoke in the Senedd to introduce her new #HomeEd guidelines proposal, I was appalled to discover she did not appear to know the definition of ‘suitable education’ in case law. But I have discovered, sadly neither do many home educators. This week I hope to begin to unravel some of that…for BOTH sides.
Sitting around the dinner table with PanKwake the conversation turned to…school food. Including Chocolate Concrete? Really?!? And always when the sch-word is mentioned the topic turned to…#bullying. Seven years of #RadiCoolUnschooling and her one year of school still haunts PanKwake.
I have not one but two ‘genius’ offspring. Both of whom would not be meet the standards of ‘suitable education’ set by Kirsty Williams, Education Secretary for Wales. But they exceed this mother’s greatest expectations. See for yourself…